Reviewed by JF from Boston on Thursday, March 07, 2013
As other reviewers have noted, these curtains are lightweight. They're not sheer - I'd describe them as semi-translucent with a nice silky shine. I got the natural color. The fabric, frankly, did look cheap and thin when I first took them out of the package, but the color and the sheen were what I wanted, so I kept them. I found that liberal application of a medium-heavy spray starch when ironing them gave a decidedly more substantial look. Before the starch, they hung limply in the window and looked like nothing special. After the starch, they had nice full body and actually looked like real silk. I've been getting compliments on them.They look expensive now! I can't believe how what a difference the starch made! One 20-oz can of starch will do four curtains. Also, I doubled the number of curtains hung in each window. For windows 66" wide, I used four panels rather than two, and this adds fullness and a touch of luxury.