I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make bespoke soft furnishings to a professional standard. This workshop is more suitable for those with some sewing experience. All workshops are on a 1-2-1 personal tuition basis You will learn how to produce professionally finished curtains, considered to be "high end" luxury. Following traditional techniques, they are predominantly hand sewn with weighted hems and mitred corners. The internal layer adds a sumptuous feel and appearance, whilst acting as an insulator. You will learn how to measure windows, cut out, pattern match and join fabrics. Attach interlining for a bespoke sumptuous finish. Create different handmade headings including double & triple pleat, box, cartridge, and goblet pleats. This is a full day workshop where you will make a sample size interlined curtain. This will include all of the techniques required when making and hanging full size curtains and will become a valuable reference. You will be given comprehensive notes which include step by step instructions.

What's included in the price?

A warm welcome, all tools and fabric needed, along with homemade lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Comprehensive course notes.


6 hours (flexible times to suit)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
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12 Romford Road, Ashton on Mersey, Sale, Greater Manchester, M33 5GS