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What are the different types of curtain headings?

What are the different types of curtain headings?

We Provide You 12 Curtain Heading Types

  • Rod Pocket(Pole Pocket) A pocket is sewn across the top of the curtain panel through which the curtain rod is inserted.
  • Pencil Pleat.
  • Versatile Pleat.
  • Tab Top.
  • Back Tab(Concealed Tab Top)
  • Double Box Pleat.
  • Triple Box Pleat.
  • Single Pinch Pleat.

What is the best curtain heading?

Pencil Pleat
Pencil Pleat is still by far the most popular curtain heading. As the name suggests, this heading when pulled up is designed to look like a row of pencils standing on their ends. This heading comes in a number of different depths, the most popular being 3″ or 6″ for longer length curtains (over 200cm).

What is a single pleat curtain?

Single pleat curtains are made by creating a single fold at the top of the curtain creating a modern look. Sue Whimster Curtains tend to use this heading for unlined curtains although a single pleat heading can also be lined only or lined and interlined.

What is a pencil pleat curtains?

Pencil pleat curtains are a classic. Folds of fabric are tightly gathered to create a semi-cylindrical heading that resembles a line of pencils. From the close pleats of the header, the fabric tumbles freely to the floor. You can choose pencil pleat curtains for either poles or tracks.

What are curtain pleats called?

Pencil pleat is the traditional standard heading for curtains and valances.

Which curtain heading uses most fabric?

pencil pleat
Double and triple pleat curtains use more fabric and are fuller than pencil pleat. They are also best suited on full length curtains.

What does heading mean in curtains?

A curtain heading is the top piece of the curtain that attaches to the curtain track or rod. The heading style you choose can dramatically change the overall look of your finished curtains and will influence the type of rod or track you can use.

What is a pencil pleat heading?

Pencil Pleat, also known as Tape Top or 3” Tape curtains, is the standard heading for curtains and valances. Pencil pleat curtain heading usually consists of three rows of string threaded through it for three hook positions to suit all types of track and pole.

What’s the difference between pencil pleat and pinch pleat?

Pinch pleat is a decorative heading for curtains, suitable for all fabrics. Pinch pleats use more fabric and are fuller than pencil pleats. The pleats are hand-sewn in and permanently fixed for more luxurious, tailored look. This will allow us to gather your curtains to the correct width.

What is a curtain heading?

What are the different types of curtain headers?

The three varieties of Pinch Pleat headers are distinguished by the number of folds/creases at the top (single, double or triple) as well as the fullness, the stack back and the overall look. 1. Single Pinch Pleat, also known as the New York Pleat

What’s the difference between twin and triple Pleat curtains?

Triple, Twin and Single Pleat headings stack back off large windows more tidily and take less space than tape headings which are more suited for a casual look and smaller windows. Triple pleat, or sometimes known as triple pinch pleat, curtains are a traditional curtain heading used to create a classic finish.

How are the pleats on a curtain made?

The pleats are created through folded creases in the stiff buckram inserted within the header. Hooks are then inserted and the curtain can be hung on a track, or the more popular choice is hanging this header style from a rod.

What should the top of a curtain rod look like?

Deeply inverted pleats run across the top of the curtain to create a flat heading style that is designed to sit neatly under a curtain rod or on a track.