Roman Blinds

A photo of a tape measure, curtain hooks and fabricA 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

Discuss interlinings

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

Tutor

Sue Bridger

Sorry, we don't have any classes planned currently. To register your interest please email us at hello@bobbinsewingschool.com.

We also are happy to accommodate one to one tuition making a full size Roman Blind  where you can benefit from learning whilst making functional window dressings for your own home. You will need to provide all materials and a Roman Blind kit for this class, we can advise you about this at the time of booking,  a one to one five hour Roman Blind  making class is £185 please contact us if this is your preferred option to arrange a date.

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