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Custom Draperies: Level I 

Thursday, April 11 - Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Workroom Tech in Tryon, NC

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

Instructor:  Terry Sandlin


Learn the fundamentals of sewing professional, 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 multi-width, pleated drapery with lining and interlining.


Class size is limited to 3 students.  Each student will be provided with their own 5' x 10' worktable, industrial sewing machine, sewing kit and iron to use in class.  Students bring face fabric.  Linings and all other supplies are provided.


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 (in person or online) or have some sewing experience and practical knowledge to take this class.

Custom Draperies: Level I with Terry Sandlin in Tryon, NC

  • 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.

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