What is the difference between voile and net curtains?

Net curtains are generally knitted, often with a coarse yarn and mainly in white or cream, whereas voiles are woven giving a finer but more robust fabric and because of this will take a lot of embellishment, often with different coloured yarns.

What length should net curtains be?

This should be the length from the top of your window to where you would like the bottom of your net to sit rounded to the nearest size we have. For example, if you measure your drop and it is 47” in length you would round this up to 48”.

What is the longest length you can buy curtains?

The maximum length is 144 inches. Curtains come in several pleat styles at very reasonable prices.

What has replaced net curtains?

5 stylish alternatives to net curtains from Norwich Sunblinds

  • Vertical blinds. Vertical blinds offer great control for light and privacy and are therefore a stylish alternatives to net curtains.
  • Vision blinds.
  • Venetian blinds.
  • Combine blinds and curtains.
  • Made to measure Plantation Shutters.

Can you see through voiles?

Voile fabric is thinner and more see-through. It limits outsider’s abilities to see in and allows in the most amount of light.

Are net curtains fashionable?

Net curtains haven’t been trendy for a long time, but look around any residential street in the UK and the chances are you’ll still spot them somewhere. People find it difficult to find an alternative to net curtains that let in light, add privacy and aren’t prohibitively expensive.

What is the modern equivalent of net curtains?

Voiles or sheer curtains are probably the closest alternative to net curtains (and one of the most budget-friendly), but they’re also not as trendy as some of the other options.

What to put on windows so people can’t see in?

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What are NETnet curtains?

Net curtains are traditionally available in white, the neutrality of the colour making it complementary for all decors and any style and colour of curtain. The prevalence of white net curtains does not limit your choice however, should you wish to add a hint of colour to your window with a tinted net curtain.

What is the length of net curtains called?

The length of net curtains is referred to as the “drop”. Net curtain manufacturers offer curtains in different standard drop sizes for you to choose from. Tip: If there is already a curtain rod or track installed on the window, start measuring from the bottom of the rod or track instead of the top of the window recess.

How much space do you need to hang net curtains?

Subtract 1–2 in (2.5–5.1 cm) for the curtains to hang close to the window. Take 1–2 in (2.5–5.1 cm) off the length of the window recess to allow the net curtains to hang straight and against the window. They will hang with a little space at the bottom so they don’t bunch up against the window sill at all.

What is the difference between sheer and net curtains?

While net curtains or any type of sheer curtains allow you to show off elegant bay windows or window doors, they also provide a degree of privacy while still letting a lot of light in.