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Direct Fabrics range of curtain linings have been selected to offer excellent value and quality. You can have free samples and bulk quotations. Bet the very best prices from buying online. A full range of polyester and cotton sateen linings available as a standard shade or blackout options

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Our curtain linings have been tested for a variety of features including thermal benefits. Any lining will add a layer of insulation but our 3 pass blackout curtain linings will be perfect for full length curtains and improve the thermal retention of a room. Also it will stop the heat being transfered from the outside from the sun coming in to the room.

If you are wanting heavy weight luxury curtains then use our curtain lining to enhance and make lovely curtains. Remember to line curtains to ensure they drape better and insulated your room

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

At Direct Fabrics, we offer a wide range of coloured linings for our curtains. Our range of coloured linings includes white, ivory, cream, black, red, pink, blue, green, and more. We also offer custom coloured linings to match specific colour schemes, subject to a minimum order quantity.

Yes, we offer coloured linings in blackout material at Direct Fabrics. Our blackout linings are available in a variety of colours and are perfect for blocking out light and providing insulation.

Yes, we offer free samples of our coloured linings at Direct Fabrics. You can request a sample of any of our available colours to ensure you get the perfect match for your curtains.

As a family business, we at Direct Fabrics aim to provide a uniquely professional and personalised service for all our customers, however big or small. We work within contract furnishings sectors and have over 60 years of experience, ensuring we provide unparalleled quality in all projects we assist in. We are only too aware that each customer will have individual requirements, whether it’s a metre of fabric or a contract for a hotel, school or nursing home, we’ll be able to tailor our service for you.

All members of our customer service team pride themselves on giving every customer clear concise advice and informing you, whatever stage your order’s at, from quick quotations to receiving free samples, and then post-order. When you pick up the phone, you’re able to speak to the team between 9am-5pm from Monday to Friday. You may even speak to the Director himself as he plays a keen role in the day-to-day operations of the company.

Our humble story started with Joe Simon commenced trading in 1947, his market stall was the place to buy velvet in the North East. The chances are that if you are from the North East, a member of family will remember the ‘curtain men’, Joe and son Martin, from the early days. Nowadays Direct Fabrics is a third-generation family business; for over 60 years we have expanded our business with loyal and dedicated staff.

ECS Enterprises Ltd’s trading entity, Direct Fabrics, still prides itself on the same ethics that Joe and Martin Simon stood by. We share our passion for textiles with all our clients to make your projects run smoothly and ensure the quality of soft furnishings you expect from a British manufacturer. We continue to provide you with a comprehensive range of quality fabrics including bedding, towels and restaurant linens, all at competitive prices. We’re preferred by some of the most prestigious hotels including the Marriot, Sheraton, Hilton and many more.

We look forward to doing business with you and we look forward to receiving any questions or comments you may have.

Edward C. Simon


ECS Enterprises t/a Direct Fabrics

Company Registration - 08543363

VAT Number 181905107

Our fabrics that feature sound absorption coefficients and an acoustic rating have these scores as a result of extensive laboratory testing alongside SRL Acoustics.

Contract curtains are required by law to be flame retardant, they must meet the BS5867 Part 2 Type B/C standards. We at Direct Fabrics offer a large range of fabrics that BSI have accredited with these standards.

Some other accreditations held by our several flame retardant fabrics include:
- NFPA 701 Part 1 & 2
- European EN 13773
- Italian Classe Uno
- IMO FTP Code 2010 Part 7

Coloured Curtain Linings: Enhancing Your Home Décor and Ensuring Quality Sleep

When it comes to interior design, curtains play a vital role in creating an ambiance that reflects your personal style. While the choice of fabric, pattern, and length is crucial, another aspect that often goes unnoticed is the curtain lining. Coloured curtain linings not only add a touch of elegance but also provide functional benefits. In this article, we will explore standard shade coloured linings and the ever-popular blackout coloured curtain linings that are 3 pass coated.

Standard Shade Coloured Linings: Adding Depth and Sophistication

Standard shade coloured linings are a fantastic option for those seeking to add depth and sophistication to their living spaces. These linings are available in a wide array of hues, allowing you to choose the perfect shade that complements your curtains and overall room décor. Whether you prefer a subtle pastel tone or a bold and vibrant colour, standard shade coloured linings can help create a harmonious look and feel.

When selecting standard shade coloured linings, consider the color scheme and style of your room. If you have neutral-toned curtains, a contrasting lining shade can provide an eye-catching visual effect. On the other hand, matching the lining to the curtain color can create a cohesive and seamless appearance. The choice is yours, and experimenting with different combinations can yield stunning results.

Moreover, standard shade coloured linings offer practical advantages as well. They enhance the drape and thickness of your curtains, giving them a more luxurious look. Additionally, these linings provide insulation, helping to regulate temperature and reduce outside noise, thus creating a peaceful and serene environment.

Blackout Coloured Curtain Linings: The Perfect Solution for a Good Night's Sleep

For those who prioritize a good night's sleep, blackout coloured curtain linings are an absolute game-changer. These linings are specially designed with a 3 pass coating that blocks out sunlight, creating complete darkness in the room. This is particularly beneficial for individuals who work night shifts, have young children, or live in areas with excessive external light pollution.

Blackout coloured curtain linings come in a range of colors, allowing you to align them with your existing curtains or even use them as standalone window coverings. Whether you prefer a classic white or a deep charcoal, blackout linings offer both functionality and style.

In addition to providing optimal light blocking, blackout coloured curtain linings also offer insulation properties. By creating a barrier between the window and the room, they help to maintain a comfortable temperature throughout the year. This, in turn, can contribute to energy savings by reducing the need for excessive heating or cooling.

When choosing blackout coloured curtain linings, make sure to consider the quality and thickness of the fabric. Look for linings that are 3 pass coated, as this ensures maximum light blockage. Investing in high-quality blackout linings will provide long-lasting benefits, enhancing your sleep quality and overall well-being.

In conclusion, coloured curtain linings are a valuable addition to any home décor. Whether you opt for standard shade coloured linings to add depth and sophistication or blackout coloured curtain linings for a good night's sleep, these linings offer both aesthetic and functional advantages. Remember to consider the color scheme, style, and quality of the linings to achieve the desired results. With the right curtain linings, you can transform your living spaces into a sanctuary of style, comfort, and tranquility.

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