Updated: Jun 16, 2020
We are excited to announce a new online class series for beginner level students. The WT Online series is a great way to get started with sewing window treatments. The first class will cover how to make a basic roman shade with instructor Susan Woodcock, professional workroom educator and author of Singer(R) Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades and Top Treatments.
Roman shades are one of the most popular styles today. It's a perfect beginner project because it doesn't require a large sewing area, or as much fabric as other window treatment styles. In this three week online course you will complete a 24" x 42" flat fold, lined roman shade, mounted on a board with screw eyes and cord cleat lift system including components to meet cord safety standards. You will provide your own face fabric - everything else is included in the project kit.
This class includes:
Three 1-hour online, interactive lessons with instructor Susan Woodcock, presented live and recorded to review later (with 3-months of access online after class is completed).
Written how-to instructions
Project kit with lining, shade rings and cord safety components, installation supplies, weight bar and board cut to size.
3-week Course Outline:
Measuring the window
Overview of a roman shade and how it works
Figuring yardage and working with pattern repeats
Overview of what is included in the shade kit
Measuring and cutting fabric
Hems and adding lining
Sewing a weight bar pocket
Planning lift lines
Sewing shade rings
Creating a lift system
Adding lift cord and safety components
This is a beginner level course. A basic understanding of sewing, and some general tools and supplies are needed to complete the project. You will need: sewing machine, scissors, pins, iron, tape measure & ruler or yardstick, needles and thread, staple gun and screwdriver. $125.00 class fee includes free shipping in the continental U.S. Registration is open now for the July class which begins on July 14, 2020. Deadline to register is June 25, 2020. Learn more and save your spot: