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3" & 2" Pencil Pleat Tape

Pencil Pleat Tape is a very popular and traditional heading type and is supplied un-pulled. Before you start to hang your curtains ensure the threads are tied at each end then pull the threads to the width of your window, if you have a pair at the window you will need to pull it half the width only. Evenly space each pleat and dress at your window.

Our 2” Pencil Pleat Tape measures two inches deep and has two rows of pockets where you can position the curtain hooks, to adjust the overall length.  2” tape also includes clear loops to allow a rod (1.9cm diameter) to be threaded through.  2” Pencil Pleat Tape is translucent and can be used on either a net rod, curtain track or a pole with rings.

Our 3” Pencil Pleat Tape measures three inches deep and has four rows of pockets where you can position the curtain hooks, to adjust the overall length.  3” tape is white and can only be used on a track or a pole with rings.

When quoting or placing an order for pencil pleat tape we need to know the following information:

Rod, Track or Pole width

Recommended fullness: 2.5x

If you are undecided if you require a 2” or 3” tape, we recommend if your drop is over 150cm and your hanging the sheers on a track or a pole then select 3” pencil pleat tape as the heading is deeper it will work best on longer sheers.

Both tapes will be sewn only a couple of millimetres from the top of the curtain, this can be changed should you wish to have a stand up. You will need to consider the overall drop, when adding a stand-up, as this will change the curtain length.  

When measuring your length for Pencil Pleat sheers we recommend installing your track/pole first and measuring from where you want the curtain to start to where you want the curtain to finish. You may wish to hide the track/pole in this case you will need to measure above the track/pole to where you want the curtain to fall. If you have a nice track/pole you wish to show, then measure from the centre of the glider to where you want the curtain to fall this way you are getting the most accurate measurement.

If you require a quote for a bespoke Pencil Pleat Tape, please do not hesitate to email us on hello@netcurtainsdirect.com for a non-obligational quote.

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