Plain Taffeta 280cm Ivory


  • Elegant Appearance
  • Drapability
  • Color Options
  • Wrinkle Resistance
  • Easy to Work With
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Put your unique stamp on your space with this Plain Taffeta 280cm Ivory coloured fabric.

This fabric features:

  • Description: It has a plain weave, characteristic of Taffeta known for its smooth, crisp, and shiny surface.
  • Width: 280cm, crucial for determining fabric needs, and the wider width minimizes stitching.
  • Composition: 100% Polyester, ensuring durability, wrinkle resistance, and easy care.
  • Usages: Ideal for Curtaining and Home Decor, enhancing rooms with its luxurious appearance, smooth texture, and reflective surface.


If sewing is not your forte, contact our SERVICE DEPARTMENT for a free quotation and installation when purchasing your fabric and curtaining tape from us: CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE to view all the Taffeta Fabric, like this Plain Taffeta 280cm Ivory colour we sell & all the various Curtaining fabric can be viewed HERE.

Furthermore, Taffeta is a great choice for curtaining fabric, for the following reasons:

  • Elegant Appearance: Taffeta’s smooth and shiny surface provides curtains with a luxurious and elegant look, making it a suitable choice for formal spaces or rooms where a touch of sophistication is desired.
  • Light-Reflective: Taffeta’s shiny finish reflects light, infusing curtains with a luminous quality. This brightens up a room, creating a visually appealing atmosphere.
  • Drapability: Taffeta’s good draping quality allows curtains to fall gracefully, creating a flowing effect. This is especially beneficial for achieving a polished and tailored appearance.
  • Versatility in Style: Taffeta works well with various curtain styles, from simple panels to more elaborate designs. It can be used for both traditional and contemporary looks, offering versatility in design options.
  • Color Options: Taffeta comes in a wide range of colors, enabling you to find the perfect shade to match or complement your interior decor. The fabric’s color retention is often good, maintaining its vibrancy over time.
  • Wrinkle Resistance: Taffeta, especially if made from synthetic fibers like polyester, tends to resist wrinkles. This ensures that curtains made from it will maintain a neat and polished appearance even with minimal care.
  • Easy to Work With: Taffeta is generally easy to sew, making it suitable for DIY curtain projects. It holds its shape well and doesn’t require advanced sewing skills, making it accessible to a wide range of crafters.
  • Appropriate for Formal Spaces: Due to its luxurious appearance, people often choose taffeta for curtains in formal areas such as dining rooms, living rooms, or bedrooms where an elevated aesthetic is desired.
  • Compatibility with Lining: Taffeta curtains can be easily lined to enhance light control, insulation, and privacy. Adding a lining can also contribute to the overall durability of the curtains.
  • Enhances Room Decor: The smooth texture and reflective surface of taffeta can enhance the overall decor of a room, providing a polished and cohesive look. NOW brings our “all under one roof” experience delivered directly to you : from our Store to your door: anywhere in South Africa.

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Weight 0.224 kg
Dimensions 40 × 30 × 1 cm
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Deliveries on all purchases will be made between 3 – 7 working days, except during sales and special events when delivery may take up to 10 working days.
  • If longer delays are anticipated, you will be notified.
  • All orders placed on weekends will be processed on the following Monday.
  • Deliveries are only made to valid addresses within South Africa, on business days only.

In-Store Collections

We offer an instore collection service, meaning that you have the option to collect your purchase from one of the stores listed below within 3 – 5 days from placing your order.


Once your order has been shipped you will receive an email confirmation containing your shipping details, as well as a tracking number. Please click on the following link to track your order once it has been shipped:

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Can I send my order to another address? When you place an order: There is a BILLING address & a separate DELIVERY address. You can add a further request (i.e. don’t send invoice with parcel) if it is a gift.

What payment options are there? PayGate, OZOW, SnapScan

Do you offer Lay-Buy option? Lay-Buy option is available In Store only.

Can I click & collect? Yes, when you check out: there is an option to confirm delivery address or CLICK Collect in store (choose one of our 3 stores with the drop-down). Please wait for confirmation and instructions that the item is ready for collection before going to the store.

I have forgotten my password. What should I do? When you sign in: click the “Forgot my Password” link: Metro Lifestyle will email you a reset password link.

What if I can’t find the item I am looking for Online? To find a particular product, you can use our search box or browse by category on the Shop page. You can contact us via Whatsapp (*put link to 5 whatsapp nrs here) or Call us on 08611-63876.

How long from when I order to when I receive the item? This depends on which item you are purchasing. This will be communicated to you after receiving your order. Any orders placed after 5pm Fridays will only be processed on the following Monday morning.
For Fabric & : Estimated time is 3 to 5 working days after order is placed it will be shipped or ready for collection’
For Appliances: Estimated 5-7 working days.
For Furniture: Specified on the item. If we have stock: 3-5 working days and if it needs to be custom made or ordered: the manufacturing time to delivery is stipulated on each product.

How do refunds work? Refunds will only be processed onto the payment method that was used when the order was created, and into the account it was paid from e.g. PayGate, Ozow, Credit Card or EFT. A refund can take up to 14 business days to reflect in your account depending on the payment method that was used, and EFT refunds are subject to verification of your banking details.

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Metro Lifestyle is a Broad – Based Black Economic Empowerment Company that was originally established as a Retailer of Fabrics and later expanded into a leading Chain of Retail Outlets specialising in TOP BRANDED Dress Fabrics, Bridal, Quilting, Linen, Curtaining, Haberdashery, Upholstery, Lighting, Furniture, Carpets, Homeware, Appliances and all goods relating to their original slogan : “YOU BUILD YOUR HOUSE AND TOGETHER WE TURN IT INTO A HOME”

our history

The Company originated in 1937 in Pretoria known as Japanese Silk Bazaar as a Visionary Approach. The name was subsequently changed during World War 2 to Eastern Silk Bazaar with the late Chairman, Mr Anver Carrim, entering the business in the prime of his youth 14 years later.

our vision:

To be the leading supplier of textiles, home décor, appliances and lifestyle products in South-Africa.

our mission

To ensure procurement of top-quality products for our customers.

Strategic sourcing of products to ensure that prices are the most competitive and that products are the latest in the industry: in order for our customers to purchase it all “from under one roof”.

To partner with our customers by targeting their creative spirit and providing expert advice on planning, design and installation.

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