Sheer curtains filter harsh UV to protect furnishings and diffuse light beautifully to soften any space. Sheer curtains are dreamy and light, giving rooms an easy sophisticated feel without taking up too much visual weight.
Styling your sheers
There are plenty of ways to make your sheer curtains an aesthetic feature as well as practical. Pair them with curtains or blinds, extend them wall to wall for grandeur or create room dividers.
What are sheers made of?
Sheers can be made of a range of different types of fabric including voile, polyester, cotton and linen blends. Some have an organza-like look and feel while others are more like a gauzy muslin-style fabric. Sheers look beautiful when gathered or draping.
Lots of variety
Our sheer curtains come in many different colours and sometimes also with a light pattern woven through them. This is a great way to add colour and visual interest to a room without it becoming the dominant feature.
An alternative to consider is Russells Premium Veri Shades®. They filter light like a sheer but hang like a vertical blind. With no weights or connecting chains you can walk through them, making them fabulous for glass doors.
View our full fabric range here.
It’s always right with Russells
We’re New Zealand’s curtain and blind specialists. And we do it all for you, measure, make and install.
The Best Place to Get the Right Advice is Your Place
So we come to you no matter where you live - inner city or out country. In fact, we’re the only curtain and blind service that will go anywhere in New Zealand. Your friendly local consultant will visit your home and help you choose from our huge range of samples; something that best suits your style and the way you live.
It’s Always Right With Expert Knowledge
Window furnishings can make or break the look and feel of a room, and add value to your home. Get it right, and they’re a great investment. That’s where we can help. We’re New Zealand’s curtain and blind specialists, with decades of experience crafting bespoke curtains and blinds for homes and businesses around the country.
Whether you need to block out light, stay warm or cool, achieve a certain look, or a combination of things - our experienced consultants will guide you through your choices with friendly advice to help you get it right.
Crafted With Care in New Zealand
We custom-make all our curtains and the vast majority of our blind range here in New Zealand, in sunny Nelson.
In our sewing workshop we use leading technology to ensure absolute accuracy and consistency. But when it comes to the finishing touches there is still no substitute for hand craftmanship. Fabric is always checked against swatches and thoroughly examined for inconsistencies before being cut, during making, and upon completion.
In our blind studio, we use technology for precision, but once cut, blinds are strung by hand and checked not only by the machinery, but the meticulous eye of our experienced makers.
For the few products that are made outside our factory, we can assure you our partner manufacturers have been chosen with care to meet our standards.
The Right Solution for Any Room in Every Home
From cost effective to premium, our wide range of curtains, blinds and shutters satisfies every need and style. Choose from a huge range of materials, components and configurations to get it just right.
Our huge fabric collection comes from well-known local and international fabric houses such as James Dunlop, Charles Parsons and Maurice Kain, as well as exclusive fabrics chosen just for you, our customers. Your consultant will help you find the right colour, pattern, texture and type to achieve the look and function you want.
Once your curtains and blinds are made, we have a professional team who come to your home or business to install them so they fit and hang just right. They will also show you best practice for using them if necessary.
All our products come with at least 24-months manufacturer’s warranty. We also follow up with you to ensure your window furnishings are everything you expected.
Quality and service that's timeless.
Russells was originally founded in 1929 by George P Russell as a furniture business. Over time the focus of the business shifted to window furnishings. It’s still locally owned and operated, now by Bill and Jenny Liddell, who draw on the long tradition of quality and service that four generations of the Russell family established. Today, Russells employs over 80 staff throughout the country with our head office and workshop still based in Nelson.