Custom Draperies: Level I

Thursday, July 9 - Saturday, July 11, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm with 1 hour lunch on your own.

Instructor:  Susan Woodcock

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are not accepting any class registrations at this time.


Learn the fundamentals of sewing custom curtains and draperies.  Students will complete a lined gathered drapery with their choice of rod pocket or gathering tape, a blackout lined grommet drapery, and a pleated drapery with lining and interlining.


Topics covered include:

  • measuring the window and pre-planning
  • calculating yardage for each style
  • linings and interlinings
  • hemming and finishing techniques
  • drapery headings including pleat styles
  • dressing finished draperies
  • professional tips


Students must have completed Introduction to Sewing Soft Furnishings or have some sewing experience and practical knowledge to take this class.

Custom Draperies: Level I with Susan Woodcock / April

  • Students will bring their own face fabric.  All other tools, materials and supplies will be provided by Workroom Tech.  Once your payment has been processed, you will receive an email with yardage requirements and other information for attending this class.



Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm



104 Palmer Street

Tryon, North Carolina


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