Workshops & Courses

All courses (except Running your Own Soft Furnishings Business) are limited to six people, so that there is time for each student to have individual attention. The course fee includes tea and coffee, lunch, all materials (unless otherwise stated) and handouts where available.

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Roman Blinds - Friday 28 April 2017
Roman Blinds - Friday 28 April 2017

Roman Blinds - Friday 28 April 2017

Blinds add a new dimension to your window furnishings and Roman blinds can be created in a range of different styles. The following will be covered:
Measuring and estimating fabric requirements
Headrail systems
Rings, rods, tapes, weight bars
Designing and creating shaped bottom edges

Students will make a sample, lined, Roman blind using some of the techniques learned.

Each day runs from 10.00am to around 4.30pm, with coffee from 9.45pm. There is a maximum of si …

Price:
£105.00
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Beginners Curtain Making - Saturday 24 June 2017
Beginners Curtain Making - Saturday 24 June 2017

Beginners Curtain Making - Saturday 24 June 2017

For those with little or no experience of curtain making, as well as those who want to improve on their skills and learn the proper techniques. The following topics are covered:

- Tracks and poles
- Taped curtain headings
- Measuring and estimating fabric requirements
- Locked in linings and mitred corners

Students will make a sample, lined curtain with hand finished hem and sides, and machined heading tape to take away along with handouts.

Each day runs f …

Price:
£105.00
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Project day - a chance to work on your own project
Project day - a chance to work on your own project

Project day - a chance to work on your own project

Are you about to embark on a project that is too large for your table or room?Or you are not sure where to start or how to finish? Book a day here in our workshop on an individual basis and have access to all the equipment including full size cutting out tables. I will be on hand to help and advise as you work through your curtains, blinds, pelmets, in fact any soft furnishing project. You will need to bring a packed lunch.

Courses are held in our workrooms near Tenbury Wells, Worcester …

Price:
£105.00
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