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 sample of a lined curtain that you can use as a working example when making up your proper curtains eventually allowing you to save a small fortune. Please note that due to space and time, you will make a half-meter sample curtain as a reference for future use. Your sample will show everything you need to make full size version curtains at your leisure.

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

All materials are supplied for this class


Sue Bridger

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Curtains Masterclass
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£85.00 4

We also are happy to accommodate one to one tuition making a full size short curtain where you can benefit from learning whilst making functional window dressings for your own home. You will need to provide all materials for this class,  a one to one five hour curtain making class is £185 please contact us if this is your preferred option to arrange a date.

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