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What we say about Pencil Pleat curtains

At a glance

  • All our made-to-measure curtains are available with a pencil pleat header style
  • Extra deep pencil pleat option available for taller windows
  • Pencil pleat curtains can be fitted onto a curtain pole or track
  • Versatile, budget friendly option

Things to consider

  • A pencil pleat header has drawcords which allow you to easily adjust the width of the curtain folds
  • For very tall windows and high ceilings we recommend a deep pencil pleat header to create a balanced look
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Matt and Daniela


“We are both really busy, so having a curtains advisor come out at a time that suits us was really convenient and useful”.

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"We wanted a chic and modern look, so chose to layer the window with curtains to give it some cosiness and comfort"

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“Excellent service from beginning to…”

Excellent service from beginning to end. Our fitter was extremely helpful. Would recommend you to anyone. Thank you

Catherine Williams

“Excellent service”

Excellent service. Jim called out to us, did the measurements and did the installation on time. Very professional and clean. Great choices available as well.


“Beautiful Curtains”

Beautiful Curtains, excellent service, wonderful quality, they just add the finishing touches to my lounge. I would certainly recommend Hillarys for quality of product, professional advice and value for money.

Glenna Hyden

Pencil pleat curtain fabrics

Browse our huge range of curtain fabrics, all available with a pencil pleat header style

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Jarina Sheikh - Leicestershire Advisor
Choose pencil pleat for curtains that curve around a track as you can control the width of the curtain folds to create an even distance around the track.
Jarina Sheikh - Leicestershire Advisor

Quality meets expertise

Perfectly measured

Our expert advisors take care of measuring, so you can be sure of a perfect fit

A fabulous finish, every time

Your advisor will fit your curtains perfectly and tidy up after themselves too, plus they'll give you all the practical advice you need

Styles to suit every home

Our extensive range of fabrics includes something for every style and budget

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Clarence Sky Blue Curtains in dining room with white furniture

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Our header styles

Browse more header options for our made-to-measure curtain collections

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Pinch pleat curtains

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Wave header curtains

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Eyelet curtains

contemporary header style with decorative metal eyelets sewn into the top of the fabric

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