Why choose custom-made
Features & benefits
Styling your sheers
There are plenty of ways to make your sheer curtains an aesthetic feature as well as practical. Pair them with curtains or blinds, extend them wall to wall for grandeur or create room dividers.
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.
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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Frequently asked questions
Sheer curtains, often referred to as sheers, are delicate and lightweight fabrics designed to softly filter light while providing some privacy. They are ideal for rooms that get lots of light as they keep your home feeling bright and airy but offer some protection from harsh direct sunlight.
Sheer curtains are also somewhat see-through. They are designed to allow some visibility through and let in natural light. Depending on the type of sheer, some are more see-through than others.
Sheer curtains are made from various lightweight materials including polyester, gauze, chiffon, silk, lace, cotton, and linen. They also come in plenty of colours and patterns and a range of heading styles.
Since sheer curtains let in plenty of natural light, they do tend to make a room feel larger and more expansive. This is particularly effective with floor length sheers as they draw the eye upwards.
Unfortunately, sheer curtains on their own do not provide much privacy at night. However, sheer curtains work well with a double track, meaning you can combine light, airy sheers, with a more substantial blockout or thermal curtain for more privacy and warmth at night.