Soft, flowing, graceful and a refreshing change
Wave is the name given by Silent Gliss to their curtain rail system that creates a soft flowing "S" type heading for curtains & more particularly voile/sheer fabrics. As you can see from the above illustration the effect can be gracefully stunning, particularly in hotels and homes with large floor length glazed areas.
Here we look at the Translucent Wave heading tape that is designed for use with specialised Wave tracks or poles. How does it work? What are the most suitable fabrics and just how do you acheive this stunning look
So what's the best fabric for Wave?
There seems to be no hard and fast rule. Wave or "S" type headings are similar in a way to eyelet curtains in that they don't require a lot of fullness thus the thickness of the fabric is not really a factor.
However, the stiffness of the fabric could be........thus it is probably best to avoid stiffly woven fabrics. Voiles, sheers and soft plains work best
and how does it work?
by a combination of a special track/pole and a specific "S" type wave type curtain heading tape.
The special tracks and poles that create the "S" affect are now available from a number of suppliers and retail outlets
and then the translucent heading tape......
and that's about it....
Fashion, trends and even technology dictates the new products, skills and services our industry must master in this ever changing world of home furnishings.....