Valances and Top Treatments: Level I

Thursday, June 18 - Saturday, June 20, 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 class registrations at this time.

In this 3-day class you will learn the basics of drafting and sewing a variety of top treatment styles. Students will complete a shawl valance, a gathered valance with a shaped bottom edge, a box pleated valance and a relaxed-swag and pleat valance. 

Topics covered include:
-measuring the window and determining short and long points 
-scale and proportions
-drafting a paper pattern
-working with pattern motifs
-linings and interlinings
-cutting and joining fabrics
-hemming and finishing techniques
-board mounting
-professional tips

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

Valances and Top Treatments: Level I with Susan Woodcock

  • 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


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