MAKING LINED ROMAN BLINDS
You either fall into the “curtain” camp or the “roman blind” camp – as in, you can only ever imagine having roman blinds gracing your lovely windows! We like to stay neutral on which camp we fall into but if you want to update your windows, why not look to come to our workshop so that you can learn how to make simple, lined roman blinds to a professional finish?
This class is slightly different from our other workshops as due to the method of making the blinds, and the amount of space the fabric requires, this workshop shows you how to make them in “miniature”. You walk through exactly the same techniques as if you were making a full-size roman blind which allows you to leave the workshop, walk to your local fabric shop and start the process with 100% confidence you know what you are doing.
In this class, which Anne Sigsworth, owner of Sophies Soft Furnishings, will be your instructor, we cover:
- Measuring for blinds
- Estimating fabric quantities
- Checking, cutting out and pattern matching
- Hems, seam allowances
- Making up
- Attaching blind tape
- Assembling the blind and cutting the rods
- Stringing and hanging
***This workshop was featured in the July 2012 edition of Sewing World magazine as a “Get the Knowledge” workshop***
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Course Availability: Daytime
Fee and what this includes: 48.00, this includes all items needed to make your blind (we can even lend you a sewing machine if required), coffee/tea and a home made snack.
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