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 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
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.