Sheer curtains filter harsh UV to protect furnishings and diffuse light beautifully to soften any space. Sheer curtains are dreamy and light, giving rooms an easy sophisticated feel without taking up too much visual weight.

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Window with sheer curtains - James Dunlop Antipodes Cloud

What are sheers made of?

Sheers can be made of a range of different types of fabric including voile, polyester, cotton and linen blends. Some have an organza-like look and feel while others are more like a gauzy muslin style fabric. Sheers look beautiful when gathered or draping.

Lounge room with couch and chairs - sheer curtains on windows - Nettex Cannes Pewter

Lots of variety

Our sheer curtains come in many different colours and sometimes also with a light pattern woven through them. This is a great way to add colour and visual interest to a room without it becoming the dominant feature.

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Bedroom and chair with sheer curtains on window - Nettex Cannes Sand


Heading styles refers to the way the curtain is sewn at the top. This affects the way it gathers and drapes. The width, depth and separation of the waves of a curtain can really change the overall look and feel of your room. Our consultants can help your choose the right sheer curtains to get the look you want.

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Free guide to choosing curtains

Not sure which curtains will suit your home? Find out everything you need to know with this free guide.

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Expert advice

To get the look and function you want, our consultants guide you through which type of curtain, fabric and hanging and heading styles you need, and take accurate measurements.

Crafted with care in NZ

Locally made at our workshop in Nelson, our curtain makers pay attention to small details, first checking your fabric is flawless, before carefully measuring, cutting and sewing.

Professional installation

Once your curtains are made, we have a professional team trained to install them to ensure they fit and hang just right. They will also show you best practice for using them.


Browse our abundance of fabric choices and be inspired by these looks.

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