Choose a pinch pleat header type for a luxurious look that fixes your pleats in place, so they’ll never lose their fullness. A pinch pleat header gives you a sophisticated gathered look that’s compatible with curtain poles and tracks and suitable for most styles of window.
In this article we talk you through the benefits of choosing pinch pleat curtains and share some inspirational ideas for styling your interior with curtain fabrics from our collection.
Best for fullness
To create a pinch pleat header, the curtain fabric is gathered into sections and sewn in place so that the resulting pleat is permanently held in position. Because the individual pleats are made up of a number of fabric folds, the gathers are luxuriously full and sumptuous.
Suitable for all window types
Pencil pleat header types are ideal for all styles of window, including box and bay windows. Here we’ve fitted a pencil pleat curtain onto a track for a smooth finish that follows the shape of the window. Because bay window curtains tend to be fairly large, it’s important to ensure that your curtains don’t look too bunched when open. Pencil pleat curtains give you a really uniform gathered finish that is ideal for these window styles.