Hi can I use black out fabric for an interlining & then line out curtains with a more decorative lining? These curtains are for patio doors & I want to make a feature when looking back into building whilst blocking out light when closed.
You can do that, there is an example on our Dolman and Taylor Blog
where we used a combined blackout interlining inside a curtain with a
decorative ticking lining. (You'll see in the blog photos we made a few
modifications to this standard method tutorial taking the back fabric to
Take care not to herringbone sitich through to the face fabric as the blackout is quite tough.
I'm a complete novice at this. What should I look out for when buyig lining and interlining? I live in the USA where I don't think interlining for curtains is very common so if I google interlining it gives me what I think is interlining for clothing rather than curtains....
There is an Interlining Guide in our BLOG where Cindy looks at the different interlinings and what she uses them for.