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curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Can anybody recommend where are the best places to buy window curtains with a measuring service? ones that need to be made for the apartment and that are natural (e.g. 100% linen or combination of linen and cotton). Which shops have the best NATURAL fabrics at AFFORDABLE prices and also a measuring service? Thanks
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Whats wrong with the alternative way of boarding your windows with MDF?
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Hello Jo Flower,

perhaps Pfister is an address for what you are looking for: http://www.pfister-professional.ch/d...vorhangsysteme
There is one in Dübendorf:
Pfister PROFESSIONAL AG
Wohnland
Hochbordstrasse 4
8600 Dübendorf
Telefon +41 44 823 95 35
Telefax +41 44 823 96 76

They come round to you for the measurement. I don't know though, if they have the fabrics you like (I don't, it's more or less made of polyester or mixed with polyester).

I always buy my fabric at selected stores and sew them myself. But maybe I don't have as many windows as other people have

I have a friend in Küsnacht who is a professional decorator specialized in window treatment. She's got fair prices:
Sigrist Susanne
Vorhangatelier
Felseneggstr. 1
8700 Küsnacht ZH
Telefon 044 912 26 09

Very beautiful linen fabric I bought here last month for my mum's new curtains:
http://www.leinenstube.net

I hope I could help
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

I just had mine done by Manor Letzipark, the guy comes buy with all the measuring instruments and a car full of fabric samples so you can see what color fits best with the rest of your apartment.
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

I had mine done by Brunner. The service and quality were good and price moderate.

They have a shop on Neugutstrasse close to Glatt Zentrum, and another in Zürich on Badenerstrasse.

http://www.brunnerteppi.ch/vorhange-gardinen
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

While it may not help your immediate need but we found buying abroad to be the best decision we ever made. We were holidaying in Sri Lanka and happened to go to the popular Pettah market in Colombo. We weren't looking for anything in particular but had read on Trip Advisor that it's a great place to visit and look around. We wondered into a curtain/fabric shop and we were overwhelmed by the quality and beauty of the curtains that they had. It so happened I had the measurements of our apartment windows having recently sent them to someone to find out about lace curtains while out shopping in Switzerland. Picked up a brilliant heavy fabric and got curtains done for the whole apartment in 2 days! Total cost? CHF250! We had to buy extra suitcases to fit them in - had to even throw away some old clothes just to accommodate curtains. Best decision we ever made! The shop showed us a photo album of Swiss family homes that had bought from them who had sent photos back to show how they looked. They even put the Swiss hooks as they know the different varieties compatible with Swiss homes. A positive from the experience was that we noticed one of the curtains had dimensions wrong way round when we got back. Promptly sent an email and they responded in no time and sent the correct one via DHL at no extra cost.
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

There`s a big fabric shop in Kaiserstuhl with a HUGE selection of all types of fabrics. The personel are clued up, you`d only need to give them the exact size of your windows and they work it out. They also make up the curtains. I don`t know if they fit them.
Name is Stoffladen Letten.
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I just had mine done by Manor Letzipark, the guy comes buy with all the measuring instruments and a car full of fabric samples so you can see what color fits best with the rest of your apartment.


Thanks. How are the prices at Manor? I need NATURAL fabric e.g. 100% linen. How does Manor compare to Interio? Interio seems to be half price of Pfitzer for 100% linen curtains
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Another great option is

http://www.lestissuscolbert-zh.ch

It is located at Hägibachplatz in Zürich, has wonderful natural fabric to purchase by the meter, or by order. They also have custom service and the owner Stephanie is quite professional and speaks English.
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Bought ready made 100 0/0 linen curtains yesterday at Interio, which is a great option for those who want instant results, at a reasonable price. Definitely a cut above the usual polyester fare in Switzerland. :-)

http://www.interio.ch/de/search/?fh_search=Vorhangen
( website does not show them very well)
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Bought ready made 100 0/0 linen curtains yesterday at Interio, which is a great option for those who want instant results, at a reasonable price. Definitely a cut above the usual polyester fare in Switzerland. :-)

http://www.interio.ch/de/search/?fh_search=Vorhangen
( website does not show them very well)


THANKS for both great comments. I need 3 meters long and I think they do not sell ready made 3 meters long?? Which ones are LINEN as there are so many and most of them are polyster?
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THANKS for both great comments. I need 265cm long and I think they do not sell ready made 265cm long?? Which ones are LINEN as there are so many and most of them are polyster?
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Another great option is

http://www.lestissuscolbert-zh.ch

It is located at Hägibachplatz in Zürich, has wonderful natural fabric to purchase by the meter, or by order. They also have custom service and the owner Stephanie is quite professional and speaks English.


Are they reasonably priced? Interio charges CHF45 per meter for 3 meter long 100% linen curtain fabrics plus sewing cost so it in the end comes out to be around CHF100 per meter of finished curtain

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I just had mine done by Manor Letzipark, the guy comes buy with all the measuring instruments and a car full of fabric samples so you can see what color fits best with the rest of your apartment.


Thank you. Was MANOR reasonably priced?
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Have you checked the IKEA ones? They have 3m long curtains in linen fabric.
http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/50284195/
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Re: curtains window - best shops to buy with measuring service

Another choice is Di Alte Fabrik in Wādenswil. They also sell fabric for making curtains, although you must look well to find the natural fabrics.

http://www.di-alt-fabrik.ch/geschaefte/creasphere
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www.bemz.com

For example. Or IKEA....
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http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/50284195/
These are from the chic Swedish curtain makers...not made to measure, but pure linen, super inexpensive and 300 cm long.
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Thank you. Was MANOR reasonably priced?
sorry only saw that now, as I had to have everything custom made (7 different sized windows) I knew it was going to be painful and expensive, but it was ok and I m really happy how it looks. Mr Bieg was also really nice and came by twice as he felt that I wasnt completely happy the first time and he didnt want to push me into anything. Depending on offers running in Manor you sometimes get 10% as well etc etc, you can deal a bit if you are a good customer
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www.bemz.com

For example. Or IKEA....

Is Bemz part of IKEA?? is it good quality as IKEA furniture do not last long
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