A one-day workshop, which will give you the skills and knowledge to create your own roman blinds. As well as practical information on measuring and sewing, we will also discuss how to hang the blinds using a roman blind kit with a velcro faced tracking. Due to space and time, you will make a half-metre blind sample, which will show you everything you need to make full size blinds at your leisure.
Class level – Beginner
What we will cover in the session
We aim to cover the points on the list below. Depending on how many questions you 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 if we don’t cover it in the class.
Learn how to measure and calculate fabric amounts to fit your windows
Understand the importance of fabric grain
Marking and cutting your fabric
Learn about pattern repeat and how to match patterned fabric
How to calculate the cascading folds
Gain information on different types and weights of fabrics for Blinds
Work out calculations for creating casings for doweling rods
Understand how to hang your blind
All materials are supplied for this class