There is no doubting that linen is a gorgeous natural fibre. From clothing to curtains, linen has a unique swagger that just can’t be mistaken!
One of my favourite fabrics to make curtains from is … you guessed it … linen. The reasons are simple, and if you someone who frequents homeware magazines, you’ll soon realise why. Linen has a natural lure that makes you feel good. In drapery fabric it has a weight that allows it to fall effortlessly. It can take on a formal appearance or be casual and carefree. It feels soft to the touch but is robust enough to last you for many years. Have I convinced you yet?
You might be saying,” I love linen but I don’t want my curtains to have that creased look of linen” (or you might be saying I love that … really up to you!) Put down your iron; you can have it all with linen without the crumple factor! There are a few key rules to follow when using linen in drapery:
Here are some of my favourite linen/linen look fabrics from some of my favourite suppliers:
Have I convinced you to get natural and adorn your windows with linen? You know you want to!!