Little Curtain Company - Choosing your heading style

First consider the heading you would like on your curtains.

Pencil Pleat

Heading tape is sewn on the top edge of the curtain, with the cords pulled in to make neat gathers, suitable for tracks and poles.

Pencil Pleat Curtain Heading


Pinch Pleat

Created with heading tape that forms a fan effect, which gives a more tailored look than pencil pleat, good for a more formal look, suitable for tracks and poles.

Pinch Pleat Curtain Heading


Goblet Heading

Created with a heading tape much like the pinch pleat except pushed out to form a goblet and then stuffed to keep it's shape, good for a more formal look, suitable for tracks and poles.

Goblet Heading Curtain Heading



An unfussy heading with a soft, wide fold, this gives a contemporary look, the eyelets are for poles of up to 28mm and available in several different colours. Suitable for poles only.

Eyelet Curtain Heading


Tab Top

Loops of fabric are stitched to the top of the curtain and slipped onto a pole, this gives an informal look. Suitable for poles only.

Tab Top Curtain Heading


Tie Top

Strips of fabric sewn on the top of the curtain which tie's around the pole and then into a bow, good for an informal look in a kitchen or perfect for children rooms. Suitable for poles only.

Tie Top Curtain Heading


This is a small selection of the most popular heading styles.