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Light Filtering Pleated Shades

Achieve beautiful diffused natural lighting in any room in your home. For added light protection and privacy, an optional blackout liner is available for media rooms and bedrooms where light reduction and increased privacy are most needed. 

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Production Time: Approximately 5-7 Business Days.
Shipping Time: Approximately 1-5 Business Days.

Product ColorsFor true color comparison please order a FREE sample.

Linen White 9290L
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Poplin White 9920P
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Linen Shadow White 9196L
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Poplin Cream 9190P
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Poplin Natural 9399P
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Linen Candlelight 4753L
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Linen Sandy 9309L
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Linen Silver 6251L
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Poplin Everglade 3645P
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  • Single layer of 100% woven polyester light-filtering fabric
  • Side mount brackets available on request for widths up to 48"
  • Factory deductions inside mount: 1/4" from headrail; 1/2" from fabric
  • Factory adjustments outside mount: fabric will be ordered width; headrail will be ordered width + 1/4"
  • 1 7/16" x 1/2"color coordinated metal headrail on standard lift shades;headrail measures 2" x 1 3/8" with continuous loop lift option
  • Color coordinated metal bottomrail
  • Blackout liner not available with continuous loop lift cord
  • Shades wider than 72" require 3 panel seaming
  • Minimum width: 12 1/2" standard lift and top down/bottom up; 22" continuous loop lift
  • Maximum width: 120" standard lift (shades wider than 84" must be made as 2on1 headrail)
  • Minimum height: 8"
  • Maximum height: 96"
  • Minimum depth required for inside mount: 1/2" for standard lift; 1" for continuous loop lift
  • Depth required for inside flush mount: 2" for standard and continuous loop lift
  • Minimum flat space required for outside mount: 3/4" for standard lift and 1/2" for continuous loop lift


Pleated Shade Shade Liner
  • Blackout Liner - (varies by size) - Pleated shade fabrics are light filtering. Adding a blackout liner provides for maximum light blockage and privacy.
Continuous Loop Cord
  • Continuous Loop Cord - (Varies by width) - A continuous loop cord opens and closes that shade smoothly and evenly. Eliminates the traditional dangling cord, making for a neater appearance. A special clutch system keeps the shade at the desired height. Ideal option for larger shades.
Top Down Bottom Up
  • Top Down / Bottom Up - (12" - 72" wide) - (adds $50) - This shade can be opened from both the top and the bottom. Right and left hand controls move the middle and bottom rails to raise and lower the shade. This style is ideal for letting natural light in through the top while preserving privacy below.
2 on 1 Headrail
  • 2 on 1 Headrail - (adds $39.00) - 2 on 1 headrail consists of 2 separate, independently functioning blinds on 1 headrail.
  • If you select the 2 on 1 headrail option you will be prompted to specify the widths and control locations for each blind.

    PLEASE NOTE: this option is not available on all products.

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Inside Mount

  • Mounted within the window frame
  • Provides a clean, built-in look
  • Great way to leave attractive woodwork exposed
  • Minimum depth required for secure inside mount: 1/2" for standard lift; 1" for continuous loop lift
  • Depth required for inside flush mount: 2"
  • If window frame isn't deep enough, please select outside mount

Outside Mount

  • Great option when there is not enough depth for an inside mount
  • Mounted to the wall, ceiling or molding surface surrounding the window
  • Often used to make the window appear larger or to hide a less attractive window or door
  • No minimum depth requirement
  • Minimum flat surface (on wall, ceiling or frame) required for secure outside mount: 3/4" for standard; 1/2" for continuous cord loop. Be sure to take into account the flat mounting surface area when measuring the area you want to cover with your shade. The factory will make the fabric width of your shade to the width ordered. The headrail width will be 1/4" wider than the width ordered. The factory will make the height of your shade to the height ordered (including the headrail at the top of your shade).

Measuring for Inside Mount

STEP 1: Measure the inside width of your window at three separate locations: the top, middle, and bottom. Then, make a note of the smallest of the three measurements that's the width you'll use when placing an order at Blindster. Our manufacturing process will then make the necessary deductions, which are 3/8” to a 1/2".

STEP 2: Measure the height at 3 locations - the left side, middle and right side. Record the largest of the 3 measurements. This is your ordering height.

Measuring for Outside Mount

STEP 1: Measure the entire width of the area you want to cover with your blinds. If you have extra space, allow an extra 1-1 1/2" per side to increase light blockage and privacy when the blinds are installed. The full width of your window plus the added measurements will be the final measurement you use when ordering the blinds from Blindster.

STEP 2: Measure the height of the area you wish to cover. This is your ordering height. Be sure to take into account the flat mounting surface (listed above) needed when measuring the area you want to cover with your shade. The factory will make the height of your shade to the height ordered. Generally 3" - 4" added to the height of your opening (including molding or framework you wish to cover) will allow you room to mount above the window frame.

How to Install Pleated Shades

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How to Install Pleated Shades with Top Down Bottom Up Option

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How to Install Pleated Shades with Continuous Cord Loop Option

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Watch our how to Measure Video

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  • Fit or Free™ Guarantee
  • If you make a mistake in measuring and your blinds don't fit, simply contact us within 60 days and we'll remake the product in a different size free of charge, you only pay shipping. For non-motorized blinds and shades, the shipping charge is 15 per product and a limit of 5 free remakes per customer per order. For shutters and all motorized products, there is a 15 shipping charge and a limit of 1 free remake per customer per order. An oversize freight fee of $75 per order will apply on remake orders with products 94" wide and greater, vertical blinds 94" wide or tall and greater, and all shutters. This offer is not available on all premium sheer shades, closeout products, commercial or dealer orders. Please see our policies page for full details.

  • 60 Day Satisfaction Guarantee
  • We stand behind the quality of our products by offering a 60 day satisfaction guarantee. If you're unhappy with your purchase, just let us know within 60 days of receipt and we'll work to find a different product for you, or assist you in returning it to us for a refund. We promise to do everything we possibly can to achieve your satisfaction. However, if we simply can't make you happy, we'll provide you with a return authorization and shipping instructions to return your order for a refund.*Please Note: If you are ordering a product for the first time, we recommend ordering just 1 first so you'll be certain it meets your expectations. Everything we sell is custom made to order and cannot be resold; returns are donated to a local charity. For this reason, orders valued at $500 or more cannot be returned for a full refund. We may authorize the return of orders valued over $500, however the maximum refund amount is $500. Return shipping costs, oversize freight fees, and handling fees are non-refundable. Premium sheer shades, closeout products, commercial and dealer orders cannot be returned for a refund.

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • The manufacturer warrants that their products will be free from manufacturing defects for the reasonable lifetime of the project for which it was originally purchased. This limited warranty is provided to the original purchaser only and shall not apply if the product is damaged due to alteration, misuse, improper installation, normal wear and tear, exposure to the elements, fire, or acts of God. Fading from extensive exposure to sunlight is a normal occurrence and is not covered under this limited warranty. This obligation is limited to the repair or replacement of the defective product(s) and excludes shipping charges and labor costs. Motorized products and remote controls are warranted for a period of 5 years.