Curtains – Pencil and Pinch Pleat with Lining


Learn to make curtains with pencil and pinch pleat with lining

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Venue: The Garden Room at 136 Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7HU
Dates: see dates available for 2020 in drop-down menu
Suggested Level: Elementary +
Times: 9.15am – 4pm.  This workshop can also be arranged over two half-days to suit.
Cost: £85 (this is for a full day and includes everything you need to know to create pencil pleat and pinch pleats in a sample curtain).
For any other days, dates or times which would suit you better, do get in touch as I am more than happy to sort out alternative times. Please contact Sarah on 07735 503824.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • accurately measure, cut and sew together a sample curtain with two types of heading
  • pattern-match when joining fabric
  • measure and calculate for different types of curtains

Included in this workshop is:

  • lining fabric and header tapes
  • thread for sewing the lining fabric
  • detailed notes to take home
  • use of brand new digital Janome sewing machine
  • use of all measuring rulers, marking pens, scissors etc
  • access to Sewing Café Sessions and full selection of haberdashery

What you will need to bring:

  • two pieces of fabric for your sample curtain with a small repeating pattern so that we can cut it vertically and practise pattern-matching to join it again (at least 100cm x 100cm). Please not velvet or linen.
  • thread to match the fabric
  • please bring your own packed lunch if staying all day
  • please bring your own drinks in a flask or water-bottle
  • please also bring your own well-fitting mask

Additional information

Curtains Dates Available

Full Day, 9.15am – 4pm, Please contact Sarah to arrange date when booking, Two half-days, dates and times tba when booking. Please contact Sarah