About the Course
Curtains and Roman Blinds Retreat
Course limited to 4 people only
This residenfial Soft Furnishings workshop is suitable for people who are competent with a sewing machine. Please bring your own sewing machine or borrow one of ours.
At the end of the course, you will leave with a full-sized (small) pair of lined curtains, a (small) Roman blind ( not samples) made to professional standards in your own fabric.
Module 1 - Calculating fabric quantities and design of pencil-pleat curtains
Module 2 - Cutting out fabric and lining
Module 3 - Construction
Module 4 Finishing and hand-sewing curtains, including weights
Module 5 Calculating size of Roman Blind, including number of rods and folds
Module 6 Cutting out Roman Blind in fabric and lining
Module 7 Constructing blind
Module 8 Finishing off and threading blind
Kathy King is an experienced tutor and has been sewing since she was a child.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All sundry materials including header tape, rod tape, cord and rods for Roman blinds are included. Please bring your own top fabric and lining. A list of items required will be sent to those booking on the course.
Workshops are held at Glenfield House (see Facebook page Crafty Makes in the Lakes). Morning tea, coffee and pastries, lunch, afternoon drinks and cake is included.
Opportunities are available to continue sewing during evenings.
On-site accommodation is available at specially discounted rates with optional evening meal. All rooms are kingsize or twin with single occupancy available and partners are welcome to accompany course participants. Please email to receive our brochure.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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