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  • How to measure for curtain poles

    How to measure for a curtain pole Measuring your window for a straight curtain pole…. If you are replacing an old curtain pole then measuring that pole will give you the correct length for your new pole. Then simply enter it into the box on our website. For new curtain poles follow these simple steps… Measure the windows width Recess

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  • Lining options for curtains and roman blinds

    Lining options for Curtains and Roman Blinds Here at Handmade we offer different lining options for our customers when choosing curtains and roman blinds. We offer three varieties for curtain lining and two options for the lining on roman blinds. When choosing to have a standard lining the advantage is that it will protect your curtains and roman blinds well

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  • Hand Sewn or Machine Sewn

    Hand Sewn or Machine Sewn Sunday 15th November, 2015 Firstly, all our curtains and roman blinds are actually handmade. We never sell the bulk factory produced curtains and blinds that some of our less reputable competitors pass off as “made to measure”. So every pair of curtains or blinds we produce is expertly custom made in your individual measurements and specifications.

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    All our products are Handmade in Britain

    All of our products are Handmade in Britain Tuesday 3rd November, 2015 At Handmade we pride ourselves on the fact that all of our products are handmade in Britain by highly skilled and experienced craftspeople. All our chairs, footstools and sofas are handmade in England by highly skilled and experienced craftspeople. Frames are constructed from solid hardwood: kiln-dried beech, or

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    The essential guide to choosing a heading…

    The Essential Guide To Choosing A Heading Beautiful curtains can instantly transform a room from drab to fab. Having luxurious curtains are always good but it’s not just about the fabric… different curtain headings give different effects and work better with some materials than others, so start by considering which one best suits your room and curtains… Pencil Pleat Heading 

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    How to measure Roman Blinds

    How to measure Roman Blinds   27th October, 2015 Equipment needed for measuring roman blinds: Metal tape measure / Spirit level may also be useful Step ladder Pencil and pad to note down measurements Some quick measuring tips! Measure in several places to allow for any window irregularities – Take the smallest measurement Consider window handles and wall tiles that

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    Children’s Bedroom Inspiration

    Children’s Bedroom Inspiration Every child loves their bedroom… Having the perfect design, colours and bedding means everything to them, they can then show it off to their friends! Here are some ideas below on the ideas of dressing your children’s bedrooms.. All children love bright colours, whether it matches your home or not. Colour blocking is a fantastic way to incorporate

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    How to measure Curtains!

    Monday 12th October 2015 How to measure Curtains! You’ve settled on the design you have chosen so now you can order your curtains but… You need the measurements… To ensure that they fit correctly we have come up with a few easy steps to make sure your new curtains measure up perfectly! Step 1) Making sure your happy with your Pole

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    Country Kitchen Ideas

      Country Kitchen Ideas Monday 12th October 2015   Want more of a country feel in your kitchen? Here at handmade we offer some of the best roman blinds and curtains to suit any style kitchen especially if your going for that country style kitchen. From stripes, to plains, to classic country checkers handmade have some of the best ideas

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