Flame Retardant

Accolade Stage Backdrop Curtain 24 Colours

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Accolade - Flame Retardent Stage Backdrops

Our stage backdrops are manufactured from our accolade dimalan flame retardant fabric, this fabric has a matt finish and comes in 24 colours which are all held in stock, giving you a variety of options to pick from when it comes to your project, this fabric is perfect for school, theatres, village halls and other commercial environments. 

When choosing how you want your stage backdrop to hang we offer various heading styles that work well for a variety of hanging options, from pencil pleat heading to tie tops and snap hooks, for more information on heading styles and linings check below or contact the team and we will be happy to help.

These curtains are used in theatres as a theatre backdrop up and down the country from village halls to community stages to larger theatres. These are ideal theatre backdrop

Backdrop Fabric Specification

  • Width 150cm
  • Weight: 280 gms/sqm
  • Composition 60% Modacrylic 40% Polyester
  • BS 5867 Part 2 Type B

Why Choose this Stage Backdrop Curtain

An accolade fabric is perfect for stage backdrops is an ideal option for a stage backdrop as it is a dimalan fabric which means it dimout so 90-95% blackout so you will not see through it even when unlined.

  • Dimout fabric - 90- 95% blackout depending on the colour
  • Medium weight - will work well with most tracks as not too heavy
  • Large Colour range
  • Textured for a nice effect.
  • Simple stage backdrops

Other Stage Backdrops Options

If you don't like the texture of this stage backdrop then review other stage curtains here

The team want to ensure you get the best stage backdrops for your theatre backdrop. You can use our website to order free samples and quotations. Please order above and we can send you the samples in the first class post.

Bespoke Quoting - Our team can help 

Let our team help you with your project. We are here to help with your measurements and the best fabrics and designs for you. Speak with one of the team today and we can put everything together for you. If you are still struggling on fabric choice then be sure to contact us and we can organise some samples for you.

To order made to measure curtains from Direct Fabrics you can enter your details in the boxes above and purchase through the website or receive a quote via email, just email us over the details and measurements of your project and we can get things started. 

 

Headings Options for Stage Curtains: 

Pencil Pleat:

Pencil pleat is the traditional style of curtain heading that is a used in most windows and gives a lovely finish. You have the flexibility from the stitched in curtain tape which allows you to alter the height above your track and pole.

 Pencil Pleat curtain heading option

 

Webbing to snap hooks: 

 Webbing to Snap Hooks clips sewn into the heading tape that then clip straight into a stage track. Not all tracks are suitable for this. Please send over images of your current track if you need any help. 

 Snap hook option for stage heading

 

Tie tops: 

Tie tops can be tied onto a pole or batten, great for backdrops and for curtains that need to be portable around different spaces.

 

Tie tops for stage curtains

 

Lining Options for Stage Curtains:

All lining options from Direct Fabrics are flame retardent certified to BS5867 and can be used in commercial enviroments.

Unlined:

Unlined Curtains are a good option if you are looking for a low cost option.

 Unlined stage curtains

Lined:

Standard polyester FR lining is a low cost option that provides extra fullness and helps your curtains drape better. It will provide additional shade on standard fabrics and on dimout and blackout fabrics it is used to add a more luxurious feel.

Lined option for stage curtains

 

Blackout lined:

3 Pass blackout lining is Direct Fabrics choice for all curtains as it is 100% blackout, allowing you to control the amount of light coming into a room, making perfect for bedrooms and other dark enviroments. The 3 pass coating is very hard wearing and provides a thermal benefit aswell as making your curtain drape better.

 Blackout lining option for stage curtain

 

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Additional Information

Washing / Cleaning Information Face Fabric30 Degrees (When Blackout Lined), Cool Iron, Dry Clean P Sensitive, Non Bleach, Non Tumble Dry
Flame Retardant Certified RatingBS5867 Part 2B
DeliveryCurrently 3-4 Weeks. Made to Order. Order Soon to Avoid Disappointment - Estimated END January Delivery Due to Christmas Closure - Contact for more info
Flame RetardantYes
Fabric StylePlains
Fabric Width (cm)150
Pattern Repeat Vertical (cm)1
Composition100% Polyester
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How to Measure For Curtains, Blinds and Tracks.



Pen and Paper

For recording your
measurements.

Helper

Someone to assist if your
windows are large .

Metal Tape Measure

As this will allow you to get a
rigid full length measurement.





Make sure your curtain tracks and poles are fitted in the position you want.


Choose the type of curtains that you would like and how you want to hang your curtains. See our heading styles guide


We recommend fitting your hardware first before measuring, this avoids any issues with not getting the perfect fit.

 

Measure your window using our main guide. Quick summary below. Remember wave, pinch, and designer headings require slightly different measurement

Measure in 3 places and take the shortest drop – Floors and ceilings can run out.

Double / Triple check your measurements

how to measure for curtains



Choosing your Curtain Track Width

The width of the curtain track should extend past your window this allows for the curtains to stack back away from your window and allow light in.

Measure your recess and then add on 15cm on either side. For acoustics, we recommend further to fully cover and more the window. Tested to 30cm

Wave curtains, for every 100cm of track the curtains will stack circa *18cm

Eyelet curtains, they will stack back circa 10cm per *70cm of track width

Pencil Pleat will stack approx 25% of the track width. eg. 210cm track will stack 52.5%

* all dependent on thickness of fabric



Selecting your Curtain Drop

Where to Measure From for Different Type of Curtains

Type of Curtains

Fitted On

Where to Measure from - to desired length

Pencil Pleat Curtains

Curtain Track

Top of the Track - If using a extra wide track or designer track like silent gliss metropole, then measure from the underside of the track.

Pencil Pleat Curtains

Curtain Pole

Measure from small ring at the bottom of eye under the ring, this is where your curtain clips into.

Eyelet Curtains

Curtain Pole – Only

Top of the pole *we add on the upstand to our curtains,

Pinch Pleat Curtains

Curtain Track

The underside of the track

Wave Curtains

Curtain Track Designer Pole

The underside of the track

Acoustic Curtains

See Heading Style of Choice above

Same but makesure wider than normal ideally 30cm past either side and 30 above. Also to the floor.

 

How to Measure for Blinds goinng Inside the Recess

How to measure for blinds inside thet recess

  • Measure the exact width of the recess in three places; at the top of the recess, in the centre of the recess and near the bottom - then take the smallest size.
  • Measure the exact drop of the recess in three places on the left hand side of the recess, in the centre of the recess and on the right hand side of the recess - then take thesmallest size.
  • We will take one cm off the finished width size you have given us, to allow for the blind to pull up and down easily.
  • Double check your measurements
  • Cord Safety - Mounting Height - We ask for the mounting height of your blinds to allow for the cord to be 150cm off the ground. If mounting at 210cm This is what you enter in the Fitting height box. We make a deduction to ensure the cord is 150cm from the floor. Thus the cord loop will be 60cm

How to Measure Outside of the Recess


  • Measure the recess in 3 places on the width and also 3 places on the drop. Take the widest measurement.
  • Measure the width of the actual recess plus an additional amount – Usually from 7cm-15cm whatever you think looks appropriate. This is for overlap.
  • Measure the exact drop of the recess. The blind would be fitted above the recess, so check the space above and add an amount on to the drop – usually from 7-15cm
  • These sizes you have taken will be the size of the finished blind.

  • Double check your measurements
  • Cord Safety - Mounting Height - We ask for the mounting height of your blinds to allow for the cord to be 150cm off the ground. If mounting at 210cm This is what you enter in the fitting height box. We make a deduction to ensure the cord is 150cm from the floor. Thus the cord loop will be 60cm



Cubicle Tracks you have to measure with right angles from wall to wall where you want the track to go

Draw your room on a piece of paper with a sky view

Now measure from the wall to wall for straight tracks,

L Shape Tracks Measure to a point on the floor and mark with a piece of tape. Then for the other sides measure from the other wall to that point.

Always check for obstructions and fitting issues you may need to work around