Upholstery Curtains & Blinds
A variety of upholstery, drapery, curtains, roman blinds, vertical blinds and window decorations are produced with handwoven fabrics in India.
Handwoven cotton, silk and linen upholstery and furnishing fabrics are the favourite with well-known interior designers seeking design differentiation. Handwoven products are produced in fine muslins for sheers to medium and heavy weight fabrics for decorative curtains, sun curtains and blinds for windows and doors. Dobby, yarn dyed checks, stripes, block and screen printed, embroidered, embellished varieties are quite popular. Ready to use curtains in standard American, European and Asian window sizes are produced in cotton, wool, linen, dupion, mulberry, tasar, eri silks; synthetic materials like viscose and polyester.
Karur, Madurai, Chennai, Cannanore and Panipat specialize in mass produced, yarn dyed woven, machine and hand embroidered curtains and window decorations like roman blinds, vertical blinds and so on, mostly in pure cotton handloom fabrics. Jaipur offers a wide variety in block printed, Sanganeri and Bagru prints hand embroidered and hand crafted varieties, Ikat range comes from Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Bengaluru and Delhi offer silk jacquard and woven designs, Kashmir offers an exquisite range in crewel embroidered curtains. Narsapur in Andhra Pradesh offer combinations of hand weaving and hand crocheted designs. North East India offers combinations of handloom, cane and bamboo. Similarly, combination of fabrics and beads are offered by Gujarat and Rajasthan with highly crafted look.
The range of fabrics for curtain and window decorations is extensive.
Curtains and windows tend to follow the international fashion and lifestyle trends in terms of colours and style and are often produced in co-ordination with bed linen and upholstery for bedroom, living room, kids’ room or kitchen. Similarly shower curtains are coordinated with bath linen and accessories.
Handloom curtains easily bring in a change in the look of the interior designs of a place as they are highly visible part of the entire décor and can be changed quickly and economically.