I need to find somewhere to fit large eyelets into homemade curtains?

Can anyone point me in the direction of somewhere I can get large, metal eyelets stamped into the top of my recently handmade curtains? I didn't realise, when I was making them, that trying to find large, approx 6-7cm diameter metal eyelets on which to hang my curtains from a pole, would be impossible to find! I've been told I will have to have them done for me, on a professional,dedicated eyelet-making machine. Trouble is, I've no idea where to find such a service? Anyone out there know where I can get it done in London?

Have you tried contacting a

Have you tried contacting a local curtain maker? Although they usually make the whole curtain, they should have the machinery to do the job and maybe they will be nice enough just to insert the eyelets for you. If not, they may well be able to suggest someone who can help you.

DM Buttons who are in Soho

DM Buttons who are in Soho (and brilliant!) put eyelets in up to 40mms. Ring first to ask about the best way to mark up the curtains, and drop off in person or mail to him. Hours are worth checking, prices very reasonable and turn-around quick.

http://www.dmbuttons.co.uk/

Otherwise, Dunelm Mill used to do a DIY curtain eyelet kit....

Jo

hi Jo Thanks do much for this

hi Jo

Thanks do much for this tip. I will look up the Soho people and hopefully get my curtain finally hung!

BTW - I have the Dunhelm Mill DIY eyelets, they are hopeless! They are a singly plastic eyelet that you are supposed to push through a hole and they are supposed to miraculously stay in place. They simply do not work!

Thanks again
Paula

Dear Paula, ...& anyone else

Dear Paula,

...& anyone else looking to fit eyelets into curtains - as a soft furnishings designer and maker I can insert eyelets of 3 sizes and 10 metal colours, 25 mm, 40 mm to 60 mm. Colours; Polished brass, Chrome,Nickel, satin Nickel, Bright Gunmetal, Antique brass, Antique Nickel, Antique Copper, Oxy Black, PC Gloss black. Match to your curtain pole! Price is £3 per eyelet.

Call in advance to arrange the size & colour you require. Arrange a date to drop them off. A call back service is arranged when your inserted eyelets are ready to be picked up.

Call: 07958224272 or email : [email protected]

Hope this helps...

Bridge : )

Hello all, If you need

Hello all,

If you need eyelets suggest you contact these guys they are very effective and can caterer for your window dressing needs including fixing eyelets. www.biscayinteriors.co.uk email [email protected]

They have eyelets of 3 sizes and 10 metal colours, 25 mm, 40 mm to 60 mm. Colours; Polished brass, Chrome,Nickel, satin Nickel, Bright Gunmetal, Antique brass, Antique Nickel, Antique Copper, Oxy Black, PC Gloss black. Match to your curtain pole! Price is £3.50 per eyelet. Plus delivery.

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