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 the traditional pocket method with velcro faced tracking.

This class is held on a individual basis so you get to make a functional blind to fit one of your windows, maximum width 130cm . The cost for a one to one class is £165 and includes a pre cut Blind fixing kit. The class is 5 hours

If you want  to come along with a friend both making small blinds the cost is £100 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 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

What to bring to the class

Your choice of outer fabrics and linings we can advise amounts prior to the class if you send the measurements of your window.

Please advise the width of the blind you wish to make in advance so we can arrange for the correct size fixings.

 

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