We are committed to offering an efficient but personalised service from start to finish on projects from single rooms and small apartments to entire houses. Our highly trained and experienced designers have an excellent knowledge of all the fabrics and made to measure curtains and blinds. They can help you choose the most suitable fabric, colour and style. We make the process as easy as possible with one of our designers taking you through these steps:
Introduce the ranges of fabrics selecting samples to be viewed at home
Advice on options for hanging systems and different styles of curtains and / or blinds
Organise a measure with one of our skilled fitters
Prepare full written quotation with details of where each product is fitted and how it is to look
Order placed with 50% deposit and Order Confirmation approved
Curtains & blinds fitted within 4 – 6 weeks of Order Confirmation approval
This can be discussed directly with our designers over the telephone or in our showrooms or we can visit your home.
Our Range of Fabrics
Prêt à Vivre fabrics are predominantly plains, semi-plains and textured fabrics in cottons, linens, cotton linen mixes, silks, velvets and voiles.
All our fabrics are held in stock in our warehouse in Nottinghamshire
All the cottons and linens are woven in traditional family run European mills using French and Belgium linen yarns
We are making curtains and blinds in all these ranges so can advise how suitable they are for any window treatment.
All our range can be seen made up as curtains or blinds in our 5 London showrooms.
Most of our fabrics are suitable for upholstery but not are FR treated.
All our fabrics can be purchased by the metre and dispatched within 24 – 48 hours of order
They are priced from £20 to £90 per meter with most of the range between £32 – £45.
We sell all our fabrics by the metre and most are suitable for upholstery.
We are the exclusive distributor in London of French weavers Toiles de Mayenne.
Our Range Of Made To Measure Products
Our service at Prêt à Vivre includes made to measure
We advise and supply on the most suitable hanging systems for curtains and blinds including
Integra & Silent Gliss tracks
Wood & Perspex poles
Lath & Fascias
We are experts in motorised curtains and blinds; we are an official supplier of Somfy motors and accessories. Our range include:
Battery operated motors – lithium or re-chargeable or solar pack
Wired- in motors
Motorised blinds and curtains can be operated by
Wire free wall switches
Smart Home hub, Tahoma which uses mobile phone or tablet app for remote control
Integration to a Home automation system e.g Creston, Lutron, Control4, KNX, AMX, Rako etc
On line, over the telephone, or in one of our 5 showrooms you will be looked after and guided through the whole process by one of our designers
Professional advice at all stages of this process from measure through to quote and order whether you are buying 1 roller blind or a fully integrated home automation for a whole house
Price Match Promise
We offer you the most competitive solutions for your curtains and blinds; we promise to match any like for like quote for the same size and specification of product.
Traditionally woven fabrics from family run European mills & yarn suppliers which are shown made up in all of our showrooms
Curtains and blinds made by our skilled seamstresses working in either workrooms or within their homes in and around Nottinghamshire
How to obtain a quote or place an order?
You can get a quote for our service by e-mailing your measurements, filling out the form to the right, by calling us or visiting one of our showrooms. It is helpful to send us images of the windows as well as the measures as we can discuss exact fixing point for the curtains and blinds.