Made-to-Measure Blinds - A guide to choosing Fabrics!

Fabric Guide for Blinds


Made-to-Measure Blinds - A guide to choosing Fabrics!

When it comes to transforming your living space, the choice of window dressings is pretty important!

At Inches Curtains, we take pride in offering a beautiful selection of made-to-measure blinds, custom blinds, and handmade blinds that can be beautifully crafted to match the unique personality of your home.

Nestled in Cleckheaton, our beautiful showroom is a haven for those seeking bespoke blind designs that seamlessly blend style, charm, and functionality.

Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are ready to assist you - offering insights into design possibilities and answering any queries you may have.

We understand that selecting the right blinds is crucial, and our showroom is designed to make this process enjoyable and informative.

Our fabric shop showcases hundreds of fabrics, and diverse styles, ensuring you find the perfect material to complement your space.

Our Made-to-Measure Blinds Service is tailored to You and Your Home:

Our made-to-measure blind service sets us apart from others and offers a bespoke service able to integrate seamlessly into your windows.

An outstanding feature of our blinds lies in the choice of linings and material.

Whether you prefer a classic lined look, enhanced insulation with interlining, or the privacy and light control offered by blackout/thermal lining, Inches Curtains has you covered.

Our level of customisation means we help you achieve the desired look but also ensures your blinds serve a practical function too.

But an integral part of creating beautiful blinds is understanding which fabric and style work best depending on your ultimate aim.  

Choosing the Right Material for Your Blinds

Now, let's delve into the world of fabrics, exploring the options available for your made-to-measure blinds. Each material carries its unique charm and characteristics, catering to different tastes and needs.

Cotton: Timeless Elegance

Cotton remains a classic choice, offering super-soft blinds that let in the right amount of light to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Ideal for those who seek lightweight, durable blinds that are easy to maintain.

Sea-Grass: Natural Textures

For eco-conscious individuals, Sea Grass is a perfect fit. Crafted from natural plant fibers, these handmade blinds bring the outdoors inside, adding rustic textures for a distinctive look.

Jute: Rustic Charm

Like Sea Grass, Jute introduces a natural, rustic charm with warmer, cozier tones. Crafted from eco-friendly plant fibers, Jute blinds are not only strong but also provide a unique, earthy touch to your windows.

Polyester: Practical Modernity

Polyester blinds offer practicality and modern aesthetics without breaking the bank. Made from synthetic materials, they are tough, fade-resistant, and easy to clean, making them suitable for various spaces, including kitchens and bathrooms.


Selecting the ideal fabric for your blinds may pose a challenge, yet it holds significant importance as it contributes to the overall ambiance of your home. Every fabric, whether derived from natural or synthetic sources, possesses unique qualities that influence the atmosphere of your living space. Therefore, consider your desired aesthetic and ambiance for each room, along with your willingness to invest effort in maintaining the blinds, before making a conclusive choice.

But remember we are here to help! For further advice don’t hesitate to visit our showroom at 54 St Peg Lane, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3SD. Call on 01274 851 151 OR email 

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