UK: Roman Blinds: Roman Blind Manufacturers & Suppliers
ABOUT ROMAN BLINDS
Roman blinds hang flat when lowered, and bunch up into soft pleats at the top of the window when raised. The pleats are kept in place by wooden rods or slats that are sewn into casings in the lining of the Roman blind. The Roman blind is raised and lowered using a cord mechanism threaded through eyelets fixed to the backs of the horizontal slats. Roman blinds can be lined or interlined, giving them a much more substantial feel compared to roller blinds. The disadvantage of Roman blinds compared to roller blinds is that they do obscure the top few inches of the window when raised. Leading UK suppliers of Roman blinds are profiled below the panel of sponsored links.
LEADING ROMAN BLIND MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS
Romans Direct: Roman Blinds. Romans Direct is a design-oriented Roman blind maker based in Essex. It makes both classic and contemporary Roman blinds largely by hand. Romans Direct has selected its recommended range of 28 fabrics, chosen for their look and functional performance. They are classified into the following categories: Plains, Faux Suedes, Weaves, Naturals, and Prints. Each is available in a wide range of colours. The website contains mood boards which show how particular designs and colours can blend into overall room furnishing schemes. The Prints category offers a particularly wide range of bold designs. These include the Eden range of floral prints, and the Takara range of more abstract floral designs. There are two print ranges for children. The Get Groovy range features castle, racing car and bunting designs. The Going Dotty range includes random dots, stripes, and animals.
John Lewis: Roman Blinds. John Lewis offers a wide range of standard size and made-to-measure window blinds through its department stores and online. The blinds are classified into the following types: Roller Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Roman Blinds, Blackout Blinds, and Moisture Resistant Blinds. Roman blinds are available in a very wide choice of colours and patterns including geometric and floral patterns. There is a special range of Roman blinds for childrens' rooms, including an animal fabric blind with camels, giraffes and elephants. Roman blinds are available in plain and patterned fabrics, with options for blackout and moisture resistance. Made to order blinds can be delivered in seven days. The John Lewis website contains a Blinds Buying Guide covering: Styles & Solutions, Measuring your Window, Cutting Down a Ready Made Roller Blind, and Care of your Blinds.
Calico Blinds: Roman Blinds. Calico Blinds, which operates from Bishopston, Bristol, specialises in making up Roman blinds from the customer's own fabric. Calico Blinds suggest that old curtains can be ecologically recycled into Roman fabric blinds. The Roman fabric blinds are supplied with a rotary track system capable of supporting up to 7.5kg. The track system can be installed by the customer, and quick release bottom rings allow the customer to change the blind without the cost of purchasing a new track. The Roman blinds are hand sewn; options include lining, interlining, and blackout lining. There is a choice of brass, chrome or white chain; a 'Home Safe' chain controller keeps the chain away from small children. Finished orders are delivered by courier within twenty eight days of order. Calico Blinds is also offering Roman fabric blinds operated by long life battery, avoiding any need for wiring and electricians.
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