Curtains video guides

How to create your perfect window dressings

Curtains provide a room with that “finished” look, as well as shading from bright sunshine or helping to retain warmth in winter. They’re also a fantastic way of updating the décor of your room quickly and easily.

The first step to a flawless finish is getting the curtain sizes right to fit your window. Watch this video or read our buying guide to get some help with this; or if you’d prefer, in our shops we offer a measuring service. For a £50 fee redeemable against purchase, one of our expert estimators can come to your home to measure up for you, and we also offer a fitting service.

If you’re making your own curtains, these videos will show you how to calculate the fabric you need, which lining to choose, and how to make a pair of simple pencil pleats. Whether you make your own or buy ready-mades, it can be tricky to hang pleated curtains so that they look perfect – there’s video advice on that too.

How to measure for curtains

How to calculate curtain fabric

How to choose curtain lining

How to make pencil pleat curtains

How to hang curtains