A traditional look and feel, pencil pleat curtains have rows of strings threaded through the heading that resemble pencils standing in a line.
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Pencil Pleat curtains are a classic design, which is often associated with traditional interiors. But, there’s no reason they can’t compliment more modern style homes, too. They are often suited to living rooms and bedrooms. They look fabulous with either a plain or patterned design. Pencil Pleat curtains are attached to either a pole or a track. The pleats within the heading can be altered by pulling the cord. You can create a scrunched look by tightening them together or loosening them into a clean-cut look.
3” tape pencil pleat is the standard heading for curtains. A 7.5cm (3”) tape is used with three hook positions to suit all types of tracks and poles. Curtains are supplied ungathered so that you can gather them to the required width. To create an even pleat please ensure the drawcords are pulled equally.
Like 3” tape we offer a deeper pencil pleat heading for curtains using a 15cm (6”) tape. This can be used on all fabric types and is particularly suitable for longer drop curtains.
Available in a wide range of styles, colours and designs from casual to formal
Suitable for all types of tracks and poles, so you can easily save money
Co-ordinate with Blinds
Ideal to co-ordinate with blinds as well as cushions for a truly matched look
Great for Layering
When combining with blinds, the Pencil Pleat header reduces sunlight
Adjust and space curtain hooks at different intervals for a tighter or looser look
How to Measure
See our comprehensive measuring guide on how to accurately measure for Pencil Pleat Curtains.
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Find out how to accurately hang and dress Pencil Pleat curtains with ease.
We can offer in-home appointments and fittings within a 20-mile radius of our shop (use the contact form below to arrange an appointment).
When our consultants visit, they’ll bring samples for you to browse so you can get a feel for the styles and colours against your decor. Our consultants boast 20+ years’ experience in measuring and transforming homes – they will give you practical advice such as styling tips and will also measure up for you so you can be sure of a perfect fit. They’ll then provide you with a free no-obligation quote for all your preferred styles.
Alternatively, if you are confident with your sizes, you can Visit Us and obtain a free no-obligation quote in-store from one of our consultants. We have a fully fitted, trendy showroom with a huge range of colours and styles to choose from.
Our consultants have a wealth of experience and will work with you to find the right product
Our consultants will work with you to find the right style whatever your budget
We offer a home consultancy and fitting service within the Nottingham area.
We have a fully fitted, trendy showroom with a huge range of colours and styles to choose from