Ds is waking up at dawn as his flimsy curtains don't keep out the light. I want some ready-made lined curtains (to fit tracking), but don't know where to get them. The window is too wide for the Ikea ones (and they are all tab top anyway). Are there any other chains that do them?
My DS has Next lined ones in his room & they do cut out light really well - the lining fabric is very tightly woven thick cotton, & it looks from the image as if the curtain fabric is thicker now too. Mind you his are black, which probably helps!
We bought some from Paul Simon, they were very reasonably priced and had a range of sizes. We bought ready made black out lined curtains for the nursery (they are dark blue which helps too), and for our room we bought ready made curtains and ready made blackout curtains separately and hung them together on the same pole. Both work well although some light still comes in around the edges - you do need the track to be fitted as close to the wall as possible. Hope this helps!
I have used John Lewis readymade blackout lining behind normal curtains. They just hook on to a track using the same hooks as your curtains and do the job well. So you can use your existing curtains just add the lining behind them.