Merchants and Makers sell beautiful fabrics and make bespoke soft furnishings, curtains and blinds situated between Launceston and Bude ideally situated for both Cornwall and Devon.


The Merchants showroom and Makers workshop is situated between Launceston and Bude on the B3254, ideally located for both Devon and Cornwall. The Merchants and Makers team is passionate about all aspects of fabric and soft furnishings and are here to help you every step of the way get in touch on 01566 785763 to make an appointment to discuss your project or you are welcome to drop in for a browse.

In the relaxed surroundings of the Merchants showroom you can choose from a vast range of fabrics suitable for curtains, blinds and upholstery.   The walls are lined with inspiring pattern books from fabric suppliers such as Designers Guild, Clarke and Clarke, Kate Forman, Romo, Voyage, G P and J Baker, Harlequin, Prestigious, Scion, Sanderson, Andrew Martin, Linwood, Villa Nova, Colefax and Fowler, Jane Churchill, Zoffany and so many more.  Whether you are looking for curtaining or upholstery there is plenty of choice to meet all tastes and budgets.

We adore fabric and aim to offer an extensive ever evolving choice, so we scour the planet in search of the latest unusual and beautiful materials, from simple printed linens, beautiful embroideries and exquisite weaves to humble plains.

You may need something to hang your curtains from - there is an extensive selection of hardware, from beautiful wooden poles, handcrafted metal poles to bendable and automated tracks and many other solutions to consider.    Choose from suppliers such as Byron and Byron, The Bradley Collection, Silent Gliss, Integra and Swish.

Searching for something to transform your walls? You will find a great choice of  fabulous wallpaper pattern books from the leading wall covering manufacturers such as Cole and Sons and paints from The Little Greene Paint Company, Zoffany and Sandersons. 

If you are looking for curtain making or blind making services and in fact any soft furnishing requirement, there is a team of experienced and talented Makers in the on site workshop who take care of every step of the process to ensure that your curtains and blinds are beautifully made down to the last stitch.

Help is always on hand to ease your path through the myriad of choices to find the products and styles that will create your dream interior, just call in or why not give us a call on 01566 785763 or send us an email to discuss your project and book an appointment.

Merchants of curtain and upholstery fabrics and Makers of bespoke soft furnishings, curtains and blinds.

Our Story

Merchants and Makers is a partnership between McMillan Interiors and Tala Valley Upholstery.  Having collaborated on many projects over the years it was an organic decision for Penny and Alan to combine their experience in interior design and upholstery to open a showroom and shop where 1000s of fabrics are on show from the leading interior fabric houses.   The showroom is a great resource for customers to select their interior furnishings in a relaxed atmosphere with help on hand when needed.  Supported by comprehensive ranges of poles, tracks, wallpaper, paints and completed with an onsite workshop specialising in handmade curtains, blinds, upholstery, cushions and soft furnishings.

Fabric Showroom Open

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00

Saturday - by appointment

Onsite parking

01566 785763