Curtains Course

Curtains and Roman blinds dates

  • LEEDS
  • New dates coming soon.

What to expect...

You will spend the morning making a sample curtain. You will use this sample to learn the different techniques needed to make a whole pair of curtains. Learn professional finishes to make your curtains hang correctly and fit your window perfectly. The afternoon sees us making small sample roman blind with wooden dowel rods. Our Curtain & Blind Making Course gives you the skills and confidence to make your own beautiful curtains & blinds to enhance your home. All the techniques you learn will be detailed in hand-outs with step-by-step instructions for you to refer back to and make your first pair of curtains with confidence. All materials you need will be provided. Please bring your own sewing machine, if you don't have one just contact us and I will reserve one for you to borrow.

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You will Learn...

A Good Start

  • An explanation of curtain making and the basic do's and don'ts.
  • Measuring your window.
  • How much fabric to use.
  • The rules of curtain sizing for windows.

Tools and Fabrics

  • Interlining, the importance of interlining and how to interline.
  • What to use and when weighting curtains, adding weights to get the perfect drop.

The Professional Finish

  • Mitred Corners, the professional way to finish your curtains and get perfect corners.
  • Headings, the tops of your curtains adding a pretty yet functional finish.

Introduction to Blinds

  • Which styles to choose and why
  • Measuring your window
  • Selecting fabric to get the right finish

Making the blind

  • Lining your Roman Blind
  • Using rods, tape and hoops
  • Stringing and hanging successfully

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All Day Both Curtains & Roman Blinds: £49
Paypal is our preferred method of payment. We also accept postal cheques, please send to

44 Newbury Rd Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5EX

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Curtains and Roman Blinds

By purchasing a Sewing Session you are agreeing to our Cancellation Policy above. Once payment is received you will get a confirmation via email from The Sewing Sessions. If you wish to borrow a sewing machine please let us know so we can pop your name on one!