Independent Curtain Maker Surrey Hampshire Sussex Melanie Downing
Mel Downing handmade bespoke curtains Surrey Hampshire Sussex

Specialist Independent Curtain Maker

Mel offers a professional yet relaxed and friendly service providing beautiful handmade curtains, blinds, upholstery and soft furnishings. She has been working with private clients, interior designers and property developers throughout Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire for over 25 years.

A wide range of designer fabric books brought to your home to really help simplify the process of furnishing your home.

Making your home feel warm, elegant and beautiful

A complete, bespoke service for you and your home:

1. Personal consultation

Simply book an appointment for Mel to visit your home in person to discuss your needs, advise you on colours and fabrics, and take detailed measurements

2. Handmade-to-measure

Once you have chosen the perfect pieces for your home, your bespoke items will be hand-sewn with the utmost care and attention to detail

3. Professional installation

When your new soft furnishings are ready, Mel will return to your home to carry out final fitting and hanging

Giving you peace of mind from measuring to installation

Curtains, Blinds and Soft Furnishings

All hand sewn lined and interlined curtains are handmade to Mel’s exacting standards and she also can guide you through curtain, blind and pelmet options. Other handmade finishing touches include tie backs, throws, cushions, window seats and headboards.

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Mel works closely with several talented upholsterers, and will work with you to give your much-loved furniture a new lease of life, design a bespoke headboard or even commission a customised bed.

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Finishing Touches

As well as finishing touches such as tie backs, upholstery and cushions, Mel can also source and supply curtain poles and other accessories to work with your chosen fabric and the style of your home. Everything is installed in your home professionally and efficiently.

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Over the years has Mel invested in a wonderful library of fabric books and takes pride in helping clients quickly source what they are looking for


View the portfolio of bespoke curtains, blinds, upholstery and soft furnishings Mel has created for many satisfied clients.

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Handmade window blind by Mel Downing Hampshire Hand sewn curtains by Mel Downing Farnham Made to measure window blind guildford
Bespoke curtain by Mel Downing Bespke window blind by independent curtain maker Handmade blind hand sewn by independent curtain maker


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Call Mel today to arrange your free consultation