Collection: Curtain Lining Fabric

High quality curtain lining fabrics in different weights and colours. We have 100% cotton curtain lining fabric as well as synthetic options. You can also find blackout lining fabric, which is suitable for blinds as well as curtains, and special thermal curtain linings for warmth in winter and keeping rooms cool in summer. Browse below through our carefully curated range of lining fabric for curtains, and find the perfect curtain lining to complete your project.

How to line curtains with blackout lining fabric

if you are making your curtains from scratch you can add blackout lining in the same way you would add a normal curtain lining. However you can also add blackout lining to an existing pair of curtains if they are too sheer and letting in early morning light.

Make sure you are using the correct needle when adding curtain linings, leave a suitable margin and always pin the lining onto the curtain fabric making sure the rougher side is facing towards the window. 

What fabric is best for curtain lining?

Both 100% cotton or cotton sateen and synthetic fabrics like a polyester and viscose blend or Sarille lining make excellent curtain linings and you can find both at Fabrics Galore. 

Can You Use Curtain Linings on Roman Blinds?

Yes, you can add curtain lining to Roman Blinds. Our blog on How to Make a Roman Blind  talks about this and emphasises the need to use proper curtain linings rather than just ordinary fabrics which may deteriorate over time. 

Does thermal curtain lining fabric work?

Yes, thermal curtain lining fabric is excellent at keeping in the warmth especially on older single glazed windows. Even blackout fabric has thermal properties which are great at keeping rooms cooler in summer and warmer in winter.  

Curtain Lining at Fabrics Galore

When it comes to lining curtains, we understand that the type of lining you choose is incredibly important. That's why at Fabrics Galore, we offer a diverse selection of top-quality curtain lining fabric to cater to your every need. Our lining fabric is designed to provide the perfect finishing touch to your curtains.

Whether you're in search of standard lining fabric, thermal curtain lining, or blackout curtain lining - we've got you covered with our extensive range of curtain lining solutions.

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Welcome to the Fabrics Galore London online store, packed full of beautiful fabrics to inspire your next dressmaking, patchwork quilting, craft or home furnishing sewing project. We stock a huge range of different materials alongside designer fabrics from Liberty, Cath Kidston, Orla Kiely, Laura Ashley, William Morris and Alexander Henry. We source the highest quality fabrics, so whether it be a cotton, linen, viscose, chambray, jersey or wool, we have you covered.Check out our dressmaking fabric for something with drape, fabulous Liberty cotton lawn prints, quilting fabrics for patchwork inspiration or the home furnishing section to pimp your pad. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get sewing!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you sell by the metre?

We sell by the half metre on our website (the price is therefore displayed by the half metre) to allow our customers more flexibility. If you wish to buy a metre, you need to buy two units, but don’t worry, it will always be cut in one continuous length. 

Can I pay for next day delivery?

We can send your fabric by courier which should arrive the next day, for the additional cost of £12. The simplest way to do this is by sending us an email or by calling the shop on 0207 738 9589. We would need to know before 1pm, and we are unable to organise a Saturday delivery. 

Can I buy your fabrics if I live outside the UK?

Yes, we ship to Europe. For all the details, see our Shipping Page.  

Do you send out samples?

We do, our samples are 10 cm by the width of the fabric (usually 112cm or 137cm) and cost 10% of the fabric’s metre price plus £1.50 for postage. Simply go to our Request a Swatch page.

Is there an actual shop I can visit?

Yes, we have a shop in South London. All the fabrics, which are available online (and more) are in the shop alongside a small haberdashery and pattern range. 

The address is 52-54 Lavender Hill, Battersea, London, SW11 5RH.

Is it possible to get a wholesale price?

We are a fabric retailer rather than a wholesaler so the short answer is no, but if you are looking for a large quantity of fabric, it is best to email us on to see if we can help you out.

What does OEKO-TEX 100 mean?

OEKO-TEX 100 means the fabric has been tested for 100 harmful substances. The testing and certification process extends far beyond existing legal requirements, testing not only for substances already banned, but also for chemicals known to be unsafe, but not yet controlled by legislation. Fabrics which meet OEKO-TEX 100 are great for children’s clothing or underwear. 

How quickly will I get my order?

All our orders are sent out by Royal Mail First Class so should be with you within a few days of fulfilment and often within 1-2 days. We send fabric out on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. During busy periods such as sales, deliveries may take slightly longer, and we are always grateful for your patience.

Where do your fabrics come from?

We stock British fabrics as well as fabrics from suppliers all over the world - including Germany, Italy, Taiwan and India. 

Will you be at any shows this year?

In recent years we have cut back on the number of shows we attend but we do still go to several. For the full list have a look on our Events Page.   

Can I order a specific fabric from a supplier which you stock but isn’t on your website?

We select our fabrics from various ranges to create the interesting collections we offer and it’s rare that we buy the whole range. If you have a specific fabric you are looking for, it’s best to email us to find out if we can help you. Our email address is

When will out of stock fabrics be available again?

When we sell out of a popular fabric such as our cream bouclé, we will try very hard to get it back in quickly. As soon as it arrives, it will go straight back on our website, and we will notify our customers via social media or our weekly newsletter. If you wanted to sign up so you never miss a thing, subscribe on our simple sign up form

Do you offer gift cards?

Yes, we do have a few different types: you can buy a voucher for Free Postage for a Whole Year gift card. Or you can buy vouchers for £10, £25, £50 or £100 which will be emailed over to you immediately, in case it’s a last-minute gift. See our gift voucher page.

What does GSM mean?

GSM stands for grams per square metre; the higher the number, the thicker and heavier the fabric will be. For example, a denim or a sweatshirt fabric will have a much higher GSM than a satin. 

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