Blackout Lining

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Available to buy online today, our blackout fabric improves insulation helps block out external ligh...  More product info

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Blackout Lining
  1. Features and benefits
  2. Delivery and returns
  1. Features & qualities

    Available to buy online today, our blackout fabric improves insulation helps block out external lights; perfect for lining your curtains at home.

    Save energy and sleep more soundly by adding our blackout fabric to your curtains

    Expertly created from a tight woven polycotton blend, our blackout curtain lining is exceptional at preventing external lights from disrupting your sleep. Perfect for bolstering the performance of the curtains your love, creating linings from our blackout fabric will give them a thicker and more luxurious look at your window as well as improving the thermal insulation of your room.

    Block out the street lights and sunrise with our blackout lining

    A visually subtle enhancement that will help you create the ideal environment for a restful night, if your sleep has even been disturbed by bright streetlights you’ll appreciate the blackout qualities of our curtain lining. Available in a choice of colours it’s easy to find your ideal match and as our blackout fabric is machine washable, you’ll also find it easy to care for.

    Please note that this fabric material is non fire retardant and once the fabric has been cut and purchased is it non returnable.

    Please note: This product is subject to stock availability.


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    • Brand Dunelm
    • Colours available Ivory, White
    • Composition 70% polyester, 30% cotton
    • Material Polycotton
    • Pack size Sold by the Metre
    • Pattern Plain
    • Sizes available One size available in W 137cm (54")
    • Washing instructions Machine washable
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    In some instances, we will despatch your order in several parts, you will be notified of this when you checkout.

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Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

Blackout Lining
 
4.2

(based on 18 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Easy to assemble (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Midrange shopper (12), Budget shopper (4)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Effective

    By Sleepy Martin

    from Surrey

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom

        I used this to stick over my bedroom window using Velcro. It does the job very well blocking out nearly all the light.
        Minor negatives are to do with the supply. It was not cut squarely. I assumed it was so when I cut it to size I found one end was too short. Make sure you cut all edges yourself.
        I was surprised it took the full 10 days to arrive.

        • Product Quality:
        • Good
        • Value for Money:
        • Good

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good product

        By Sharjeel

        from Westmidlands

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              In these hot summer we got the blackout lining. When put on, to my surprise it really made my room blackout. Besides blocking all the heat waves it also provided good insulation from hot temps outside.

              I had these linings cut to size which was helpful. So i definitly liked the product.

              • Product Quality:
              • Excellent
              • Value for Money:
              • Good

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Does what it should

              By stephanegg

              from Cheshire

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Assemble
              • Simple To Work With

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bedroom

                So far, seems to be doing the job of darkening my toddler's room. (Preventing early Summer rising!) I machine-sewed it to back of curtains. Fairly easy to tack into position etc but machine struggled a bit with the weight of it, difficult for it to grip as v smooth material. Haven't bothered to double-hem as looks v durable.

                • Product Quality:
                • Good
                • Value for Money:
                • Good

                (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fantastic!!

                By Mjays

                from Shropshire

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Assemble

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Bought 3 meters of this to line my eyelet curtains in the bedroom. There appears to be lots of ready made lining kits for tape-top curtains, but not much choice for eyelet. There was one eyelet ready made kit available at Dunelm, but the size wasn't right for me and I didn't like the fact that it came with cheap plastic hooks which you threaded through the eyelets, making them visible from the front. Material arrived, although delivery is quite slow, cut them to size and tacked them across the top. You don't need to hem the material as it's quite thick and cuts cleanly to size. Excellent purchase, wish I'd bought much sooner. No more waking up every morning at 4.30am, as soon as it gets light. Wish I'd bought weeks ago.

                    • Product Quality:
                    • Excellent
                    • Value for Money:
                    • Excellent

                    (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Gets the Job done!

                    By Satisfied Customer

                    from Bournemouth

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Assemble
                    • Quality fabric

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Bedroom

                    Used in Bedroom to enable uninterrupted sleep, fixed to upvc window with self adhesive velcro strips. one in each corner, unobtrusive under net curtains,looks like blinds from outside. COMPLETE light blackout. received excellent customer service from Assistant at Bournemouth Branch.

                    • Product Quality:
                    • Excellent
                    • Value for Money:
                    • Excellent

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                    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

                    Blackout Lining
                     
                    4.2

                    (based on 18 reviews)

                    89%

                    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                    Pros

                    • Durable (9)
                    • Easy to assemble (4)

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedroom (7)
                        • Reviewer Profile:
                        • Midrange shopper (12), Budget shopper (4)

                      Reviewed by 18 customers

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                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      black out lining

                      By CJ

                      from Leamington Spa

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Assemble

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Living Room

                        The product was curtain lining to stop the sun waking me early in the morning and extra insulation during the winter.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        Delivery was very promp and arrived in very good condition as one would expect.

                        • Product Quality:
                        • Excellent
                        • Value for Money:
                        • Good

                        (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Just does what it says it does!

                        By Erica Johnson

                        from Weston-super-Mare

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Bulky

                        Best Uses

                        • Bedroom

                        Fantastic product. Ordered it on line - next day delivery to the store. Very easy processing.
                        Provides a very stable base when lining very soft textured curtain material. Makes an outstanding curtain.

                        • Product Quality:
                        • Excellent
                        • Value for Money:
                        • Excellent

                        (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Quality product

                        By Homemaker

                        from West Midlands

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Easy to sew, perfect for a roman blind.

                            • Product Quality:
                            • Excellent
                            • Value for Money:
                            • Excellent

                            (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Very pleased

                            By Happy mum

                            from Wrexham

                            About Me Midrange Shopper

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Does what it says

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Bedroom

                              Bought this for my son's nursery with the nights and mornings getting lighter, it has made the room a lot darker. His curtains are tab top so some light still comes in over the top of the pole and sides which is to be expected but the blackout result of the fabric is excellent.

                              • Product Quality:
                              • Excellent
                              • Value for Money:
                              • Good

                              (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Just the Job

                              By Lola Lemon

                              from Nottm

                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Doesn't Need Heming

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Bedroom

                                Used this to line the curtains in the nursery. Easy to sew, doesn't let the light in, and because of the type of material i didn't need to hem all the sides, bonus!!

                                • Product Quality:
                                • Good
                                • Value for Money:
                                • Good

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                                REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

                                Blackout Lining
                                 
                                4.2

                                (based on 18 reviews)

                                89%

                                of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                                Pros

                                • Durable (9)
                                • Easy to assemble (4)

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Bedroom (7)
                                    • Reviewer Profile:
                                    • Midrange shopper (12), Budget shopper (4)

                                  Reviewed by 18 customers

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                                  (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  I will buy again when I make curtains

                                  By Lynne

                                  from Manchester

                                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Lining for bedroom curtains to keep the street lights out. Works like a dream

                                      • Product Quality:
                                      • Excellent
                                      • Value for Money:
                                      • Excellent

                                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Good buy

                                      By Cerulea

                                      from Plymouth

                                      About Me Budget Shopper

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to handle
                                      • Hardly frays at all

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Used this to replace fabric of roof window blind, about a metre square. Easy to handle and sew and virtually non-fray so haven't gone to extra work and expense of using a spray on fabric stiffener.
                                          Bought in-store locally and I'm glad I bought extra to use in caravan with stick and sew hook-and-loop tape.

                                          • Product Quality:
                                          • Good
                                          • Value for Money:
                                          • Excellent

                                          (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          1.0

                                          don't buy online

                                          By unhappy customer

                                          from Leeds

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                I ordered online but received the wrong colour and wrong amount. [...]

                                                • Product Quality:
                                                • Poor
                                                • Value for Money:
                                                • Poor

                                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                Good quality

                                                By Stitching Dusty

                                                from Norfolk

                                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Bedroom

                                                  I have used this to line nursery curtains and have found that it works well. The curtains are tab top so some light creeps in over the top but that was expected.

                                                  Although quite a heavy duty fabric, my sewing machine coped fine without needing to change to a stronger needle.

                                                  I was disappointed to find the fabric riddled with staples, however.

                                                  Be sure to check the colour too before you cut. I ordered ecru but received white.

                                                  Service and delivery comments:

                                                  I was delighted to not only NOT receive the expected phone call I usually get from Dunelm Mill saying that my ordered product was not it stock, but to also receive the item a week earlier than expected.

                                                  However, the fabric was the wrong colour. It wasn't such a huge deal and I needed to get on with the project quickly so I chose not to return the fabric.

                                                  It's just a shame that, for me at least, Dunelm Mill never manage to get it quite right.

                                                  • Product Quality:
                                                  • Good
                                                  • Value for Money:
                                                  • Excellent

                                                  (4 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  1.0

                                                  Poor description

                                                  By picky lady

                                                  from norwich

                                                  About Me High-End Shopper

                                                  Pros

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        I wanted to check website for cost and sizes of blackout linings and by the metre but no sizes are given for by the metre. ie. width of material so I could not work out how much I needed to complete job.

                                                        • Product Quality:
                                                        • Fair
                                                        • Value for Money:
                                                        • Fair

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                                                        REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

                                                        Blackout Lining
                                                         
                                                        4.2

                                                        (based on 18 reviews)

                                                        89%

                                                        of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Durable (9)
                                                        • Easy to assemble (4)

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Bedroom (7)
                                                            • Reviewer Profile:
                                                            • Midrange shopper (12), Budget shopper (4)

                                                          Reviewed by 18 customers

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                                                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          excellent quality

                                                          By H's household

                                                          from Newmarket

                                                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Durable

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Bedrooms
                                                            • Living Room

                                                            used for linings in curtains for children bedrooms, blackout is top quality also thermal advantages

                                                            • Product Quality:
                                                            • Excellent
                                                            • Value for Money:
                                                            • Excellent

                                                            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Does what it says on the tin!

                                                            By Mac

                                                            from Argyll

                                                            About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Durable

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Used as lining for bedroom and living room curtains and it certainly works as blackout and I'm very pleased with the result.

                                                                • Product Quality:
                                                                • Excellent
                                                                • Value for Money:
                                                                • Excellent

                                                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                 
                                                                4.0

                                                                Good product, I would buy again.

                                                                By Rem

                                                                from Woking

                                                                About Me Budget Shopper

                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                Pros

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Bought self adhesive hook and loop (a Velcro equivalent) separately and used it to blackout windows. Works very well.

                                                                      • Product Quality:
                                                                      • Good
                                                                      • Value for Money:
                                                                      • Good

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