Curtain Heading Tape

At Spotlight, we have just about everything that you could possibly need to create your own curtains, including the heading tape featured here. The tape that you pick will depend on the weight of your curtain creations. Whether you are making eyelet curtains or pencil pleat, we are sure to have the tape for you. Shop the entire range now for all your curtain tape needs.

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Can I purchase curtain heading tape at Spotlight?

Yes, you can. Add that ideal finishing touch to your room Decor, and create your own curtains with everything that you need at an unbelievable price at Spotlight. With fabrics in every colours, pattern and design, wires, weights, hooks and rails, and the extensive collection of curtain heading tape available here - you can make curtains to complement your home. Curtain heading tapes are often used with a hook and glider, offering a timeless window focal point to complement your Decor. Discover the range online or at your local Spotlight store today for bargains galore across our curtain accessories and essentials.

What is included in this range?

This range includes our wide selection of curtain heading tape, and there are so many options to choose from. Each one is perfectly suited to a particular type of curtain, and the tape that you pick will depend on the effect that you are hoping to achieve. Whether you prefer a pencil pleat or a pinch pleat, we have the perfect heading tape for you in our selection. Alternately, eyelet heading tape offers a more contemporary effect and can be easily sewed on to your curtains. You will just hang these over the curtain rod or pole for a crisp, clean finish to your window design. Create the window that you desire and shop our curtain heading tape range today. This range also includes a selection of other tapes to create your ideal curtains, with double-sided adhesive, hemming tape, polyester cord and more.

How much curtain heading tape will I require for my project?

Well, that does depend on the width of your curtains, as you will require one length of heading tape for each curtain. Before you begin, it is important that you measure your window to ensure that you have the right measurement. We recommend using a metal tape measure for extra accuracy, yet if you already have curtains in place, it may be easier just to measure these directly. Some of our heading tape is sold by the metre so that you can order exactly how much you require for your project. We always recommend ordering just a little extra, just in case!

How do I use curtain heading tape?

Well, that does depend on which of our curtain tapes you have chosen and the overall effect that you are hoping to achieve. Sewing your curtain heading tape by machine is the quickest and easiest way to affix it. To create gather, measure your curtain pole and add 6 inches then divide the total by two. This is the width that you must pull your curtains too, using the strings on the heading tape. Take hold of the loose ends and pull the cords evenly to create nice and straight pleats. When your curtain width is equal to the previous measurements, your curtains are ready to hang.

Once your gathers are even and your pleats are pleated, it is time to put the hooks or gliders on that will attach your curtains to your curtain track. Count out how many curtain hooks you have, and then ensure that these are distributed evenly throughout your heading tape. Get help hanging your curtains, it can be a challenge keeping them in place and having someone to hold the weight of your drapes while you hang them will make the job significantly easier.

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