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H170604-Introduction to Curtain and Blind Making

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    Introduction to Curtain and Blind Making

    £65.00per half metre

    Date & Time: Sun 4 June 2017, 11.30-16.30

    Sessions:

    Tutor: Alison Leese

    Places Remaining: 4

    Skill level: Advanced Beginner

    Venue: Fred Aldous

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    You can put up wallpaper and paint but can you suss out curtains and blinds? Rather than heading to everyone’s favourite Swedish store, save yourself a fortune and take windows into your own hands and learn the ins and outs of curtain and blind making at Ministry of Craft.

    We’ll help you understand different types of curtains and blinds, how to get fullness and use linings as well as the all-important calculation of fabrics from measurements.

    The first part will be all about curtains and we’ll teach you how to sew a lined ‘mini’ curtain, complete with header tape and mitred corners, as well as the theory behind how to use fabrics and trims for different effects.

    Moving onto blinds, we’ll talk you through the hints and tips you need to make a Roman blind, from measurements to construction. Then put this into practice by making a ‘mini’ lined Roman blind, complete with tape, rods, cord and Velcro attachment making it fully operational.

    Armed with a whole host of hints and tips you’ll never need to buy curtains or blinds again.

    As this is not a beginner’s workshop, you must already have some experience on a sewing machine or have attended one of our Beginner sewing workshops.

    Ministry of Craft customers get 15% off all fabrics in our online shop and 10% discount at Fred Aldous. Discount codes and other offers from our crafty friends will be emailed with your booking confirmation.

    If the above date is not suitable or sold out, please have a look at our alternative dates or contact us with the course name and we will get in touch if a place becomes available or when the next date goes on sale.


    What to bring for Introduction to Curtain and Blind Making

    All materials and equipment are supplied for this workshop and are included in the price.

    Our sponsors, Janome, supply computerised sewing machines (CLX301) and where required overlockers (6234XL). Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring in your own machines.

    Refreshments will be served at the workshop and there will be a 30 minute lunch break so please bring along some lunch.

    Fred Aldous Venue Information including directions and parking.


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