* Measure and cut out curtain fabric; * Press curtain to size; * Learn how to mitre corners; * Machine stitch side edges, if necessary; * Handstitch curtain hem with blind stitch; * Hole punch and add rings to the curtain tops using the specialised Eyelet Hole and Ring Punch Machine.
I have been making curtains, Roman blinds and soft furnishings for nearly 40 years...and thought it was about time I shared my expertise. I started by making curtains for actors and other professional people in London, in the early 1980’s. Later, in the Home Counties, I made curtains for Show Houses. You can learn how easy it is, as we work together, on your project, for you to take home with you!
I am able to provide: the eyelets and sewing cotton. I can also provide for your use: the eyelet ring punch machine,…
The curtain workshop is on the second floor of our B&B / Chambre d’Hote. Where we have access to additional materials, tools and machinery to give your finished curtains the professional look. You will learn which hand stitches are best for hemming too.
The correct amount of curtain fabric to make into a curtain. Please ask if you need help calculating the amount of fabric needed.
Refreshments and a Tapas lunch is provided.
Create a Pair Curtains in One Day