Tab Top Curtains
Give your windows and doors a fresh makeover with these modern tab-top curtains from Spotlight. Made to easily slip over most size curtain poles, tab top curtains can be used to just dress a window by having the curtain hanging on either side, or drawn to block out the light, depending on your preference. Choose from thin voiles that will let light in, but will provide privacy where needed, or block out light with thicker tab top curtains. Tab top curtains are often sold as single curtains so choose one for a narrow window or door, and two for wider windows.
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Shop Versatile and Easy to Hang Tab Top Curtains at Spotlight
Spotlight offers a number of tab top curtains in a range of colours, sizes and materials to suit your style and home. As well as the tab top curtains in this range, also check out the sheer tab top curtains and kids tab top curtains here at Spotlight. Sometimes tab top curtains are sold as individual panels, which also makes them ideal for narrow windows or doors, where one curtain will be wide enough. Because they are not gathered in pleats, tab top curtains don't have to be quite as wide as some other curtains such as pencil pleats or pinch pleat curtains, which can make them more economical too. For wider windows, just use two or more panels to cover the width you need.
Benefits of Tab Top Curtains
Many people choose tab top curtains for their homes due to their benefits and ease of use. Here are some of the benefits of tab top curtains:
- Easy to hang: Simply slip the tabs onto your curtain rod and you're done!
- Modern and elegant look: Tab top curtains are simple in design and create a modern look in any home. The range of colours available means you can find something for your home.
- Suitable for a range of curtain widths: Tab top curtains allow you to customise and simply add more panels for wide windows.
- They gather beautifully: Tab top curtains drape and gather beautifully creating a luxe textured atmosphere.
- Adds privacy to your home: Ensure your home is protected and private with functional tab top curtains.
- Effortless layering: Tab top curtains are a great option for laying with sheer curtains or blockout curtains as well.
- Coordinate with curtain tie-backs and curtain rods: By matching your curtain with chic rods and tie-backs, you can create a fashionable room.
- Great option for doors: Tab top curtains can be used as door covers and are also great for those doors that have windows.
Tab Top Curtains FAQs
What are tab top curtains?
Although their name is often misunderstood, tab top curtains are one of the most commonly used types of curtain in the Australian home. Economical, versatile and always in style, they are well worth considering if you are looking for new curtains. The "tabs" on tab top curtains are the exposed loops (tabs) of fabric that you can see on the curtains. These tabs are looped around a curtain pole or rod. The tabs can be made of the same material as the curtains, or even from contrasting colours, or embellished with decorative buttons, to match the curtain pole or the rest of your interior.
What are concealed tab top curtains?
Concealed tab top curtains are a slight variation on tab top curtains and are also called hidden curtains. Concealed tab top curtains have these tabs sewn onto the back of the curtain header. This means that once the curtain rod is in place, the tabs are not visible from the front creating a clean look.
How to hang tab top curtains?
Simply thread the rod through each of the tab loops in a straight line. Stand at a distance, as well as at various angles, and see how your new curtains look. You may want to adjust the pleats depending on the drop and the tightness of the gathering. Visit the full guide on How to Hang Curtains for detailed information.
How do I care for my tab top curtains?
We always recommend that you check the product labels and laundry instructions, but many tab top curtains can be hand or machine-washed if required, and if they are hung while still damp they often don't need ironing. If you do need to iron your curtains, always make sure to check the label and iron with a cool iron on the reverse side of the curtain.
Elevate Your Home and Add Privacy With Beautiful Tab Top Curtains
Here at Spotlight, you will find fantastic tab top curtains at low prices. If you're after a different curtain style, discover our pinch pleat curtains, pencil pleat curtains, rod pocket curtains and eyelet curtains as well, plus many curtain fabrics to make your own curtains if you prefer. Curtains are available in a large number of colours, sizes (both widths and drops), styles and prices, so browse the range of curtains at Spotlight today to find your perfect curtains. Shop online and enjoy the convenience of home delivery or visit your local Spotlight store to browse tab top curtains in person and get expert advice from our team.