Curtains

A photo of a tape measure, curtain hooks and fabricDressing homes, especially windows  can be very expensive in this class you get the chance to make your own lined curtain eventually allowing you to save a small fortune

This class is held on a individual basis so you get to make a functional curtain (half of a pair to fit one of your windows), maximum window width 140cm . The cost for a one to one class is £150. The class is 5 hours.

If you want to come along with a friend both making a curtain the cost is £90 per person.

Classes can be held on a mutually chosen dates on either Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

Class level- Beginner

What we will cover in this session

We aim to cover the list below, but depending on how many questions you may have we may not get a chance to cover everything – please let us know if there is something specific you really want help with before you leave which we haven’t covered.

How to measure a window accurately

How to calculate the amount of fabric you will need

Understand the importance of fabric grain

Learn about pattern repeat and how to match pattern fabric

Discuss different styles of curtains and manufactured tape headings

Discuss interlinings and when to use them

Understand how to apply tape headings

Gain information on different types and weights of fabrics for curtains

Understand how to weight your curtains

Learn how to mitre corners of curtain hems

Create your own single lined curtain or sample curtain with a pencil pleat heading

What you need to bring with you

Fabric and lining material. We are happy to advise the on amounts prior to the class

Heading tape

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