Course Provider: Make For Home
Contact Name: Janet Fogarty
Telephone: 07904 294067
12 Romford Road
Ashton on Mersey
Course Length: 5.5 hours
5 star rating, 6 reviewers.
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 soft furnishings to a professional standard.
These 2 workshops are suitable for students with minimal sewing experience. You can find further information on my website via the link above.
Machine made lined curtains
I will teach you all the skills necessary to construct lined curtains to a professional standard. You will learn how to make curtains with a commercial heading tape attached, either pencil pleat or triple pleat. You will learn how to calculate your required fabric quantities when using both plain and patterned fabrics. You will learn how to join widths of fabric and achieve perfect pattern matching. You will make a sample size curtain, which will include all of the techniques needed to make full size curtains. You will receive comprehensive step by step instructions, including my easy to use table for calculating fabric quantities.
I will teach you a simple method of blind construction, using rod pocket tapes attached to the back of the blind. You will learn how to measure your window, how to calculate fabric requirements and how to construct your blind.
Most importantly - you are legally obliged to ensure that all blinds are compliant with current child safety legislation. We will discuss your legal obligations and I will demonstrate how to use the correct blind hardware and how to comply with the specific hanging regulations.
You will make a sample size Roman blind, which will include all of the techniques required when making full size blinds 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 materials needed, along with a homemade lunch and refreshments throughout the day. You will also receive comprehensive course notes to take away with you.
Book and come along with a friend and you will both receive 20% discount
You can find further information on my website.
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