To Pleat or not to Pleat, Different Curtain Styles for Your Home

To Pleat or not to Pleat, Different Curtain Styles for Your Home

Finishing touches make the house a home and drapery falls into this category. There are so many different directions you could go with fabric, trims, pleats, or no pleats and we are going to discuss a few of these options today.

Curtains are more than just window coverings—they are a great way to add warmth and elegance to any home. In this blog post, we will explore different curtain styles that can give your home a new look. Whether you prefer the traditional pinch pleat, modern grommet, or boho tab-style curtains, there is something for everyone.

Pinch Pleat

The pinch pleat style is a classic look that never gets old. It is characterized by a series of evenly spaced pleats that create a neat and tailored look. The pleats are sewn at the top of the curtain and gathered into a header, which attaches to the curtain rod. The pinch pleat style is ideal for formal living or dining rooms and bedrooms. You can choose from a single, double, or triple pinch pleat, depending on your preference.

There are different types of pinch pleats. The fan fold pleat features a fan-like fold that creates a subtle diamond shape that looks great with solid fabrics.

The triple pleat, on the other hand, is perfect for heavier fabrics and creates a more dramatic look. If you prefer a more understated touch, the double or two-finger pleat is a great option that showcases the fabric without overpowering it.

For a truly unique design, the goblet pleat features a rounded, goblet-shaped fold that looks like a sculpture on your windows. Lastly, the pencil pleat is a simple pleated style that offers a clean and modern look.


Grommet curtains are a modern take on curtains. They have metal rings that are sewn directly into the fabric and slide onto a curtain rod. Grommet curtains provide a clean and casual look, making them ideal for contemporary living spaces. They also allow for a smooth and easy glide when opening and closing the curtains. You can choose from different grommet sizes and colors to match your decor.


Tab-style curtain. It is characterized by loops of fabric or buttons sewn onto the top of the curtain, which slide onto a curtain rod. The tabs create a relaxed and bohemian look, making them perfect for living rooms, bedrooms, or sunrooms. The tab-style curtains also come in different fabrics and colors, making it easy to customize them to suit your taste.

The back tab style is similar to the tab-style curtain, but the loops are sewn onto the back of the curtain. This style creates a clean and polished look, making it ideal for formal rooms.

Rod Pocket

The rod pocket style, which has a pocket at the top of the curtain where the curtain rod can slide through. This style is simple, inexpensive, and works well for sheer or lightweight fabrics.

These curtains are a great option if you want a simple look in your home. They work well in casual design aesthetics.

One tip to keep in mind when using rod pocket curtains is to make sure you have the right size rod. If the rod is too thick, it won't fit through the pocket and the curtains won't hang properly. With the right rod and a bit of time spent measuring, you can achieve a beautiful and functional look with rod pocket curtains.

Your choice of curtain style can make a significant impact on your home's overall ambiance. Whether you prefer the classic pinch pleat, modern grommet, or relaxed tab-style curtains, make sure to choose a style that complements your decor.

We hope this post has inspired you to explore different curtain styles that can give your home a new look.

Remember, when it comes to curtains, the options are endless and can be a little overwhelming. So, talk to us!

Did you know that MOOR Curated works with the BEST installers and workrooms to make your drapery dreams come true? So, no more stressing over putting the finishing touches on your abode.

We would love to help you and we are just a phone call, email, or a stop by the shop!

~The MOOR Curated Team

MOOR Curated

440 S. Main Street, Suite G Fort Worth, Texas



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