A comprehensive and professional course teaching the skills necessary to produce professional lined curtains with both machine and hand pleated headings.
Students will explore the many dimensions of making up a lined curtain including, measuring and estimating, fabrics and linings, cutting, pattern matching and the hand stitches required to complete this project. Students will leave with a respectable sized sample that encompasses a variety of skills and relevant notes.
The course will cover;
* Suitable fabrics
* Measuring and estimating
* Planning and cutting skills
* Pattern repeats and matching
* Hand & machine stitching
What can I do next?
This course is a small area of interior furnishings that can be further explored by looking at some of the other offerings of the short course directory. Students may wish to continue onto more advanced window treatments or take on new projects i.e. roman blinds, loose covers and cushions.
What do I need to bring?
* A sewing kit comprising of sharp scissors, pins, needles
* 1 metre of furnishing fabric for the sample curtains
* 1 metre of curtain lining, a pen and notepad
This course is suitable for beginners or those with some basic furnishing knowledge but little experience. It is aimed at those wishing to complete a window treatment professionally for their own use or towards gaining skills for business.
Students should be able to use a sewing machine.
Dates: 17.07.17 - 20.07.17
Day: Monday to Thursday, 10.30 - 16.30
Duration: 4 days