Make A Roman Blind Workshop- Date TBC

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Location

Newman's Decorative Living

High Street

Stockbridge

SO20 6HF

United Kingdom

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Event description
In this full day workshop you will learn how to make a Roman blind ready to hang and continue throughout your home. No experience required.

About this Event

About the day....

  • Welcome for a hot drink from 9am
  • This is an intensive 1 day course. 9.30am-5pm
  • Sue will share her experience on the making of Roman Blinds 
  • With her guidance you will make a Roman Blind for a practice or ready for use at home.
  • The maximum window dimensions for the day 120cm x 120cm
  • Discussion about different fabrics, linings, trims and mounting..
  • Refreshments available throughout the day

What Fabric to bring

  • You will need to measure the area you wish to cover - in or out of the recess.
  • For education only, we recommend a smaller single window. 
  • Please bring a piece of Cotton based fabric.
  • Dimensions 20cm longer than your drop and 10cm wider than your width.
  • If you have a feature pattern you will need have enough length to allow for feature inclusion.
  •   UN SUITABLE = Silk and horizontal stripes.
  • Feel free to contact us if you are unsure. We also recommend Katie of The Kave ,Houghton, Stockbridge  for a beautiful and wide selection of fabrics to purchase for your first or ongoing blinds.  Katie; 07880712463  
  • Sue will have a fabric available on the day for £20 cash. Arrive at 9 for this.
  • Please bring a packed lunch- refreshments available all day.

Helpful / optional to bring 

  • Please bring your own iron and  sewing machine if you are familiar with it. ( This saves time waiting in turn for ours) 
  • A sewing kit. (Sharp scissors small and large, metal/fabric tape measure, needles and pins with some neutral thread)  Again, we have some available
  •  Note book and pen. A hand out is also given.
  • Cash for any add-ons like interlining and fabric
  • Calculator. Mobile phones usually have this and a camera which may photograph your steps.

Advice

  • N.B Places are limited to 8 for individual guidance and help.
  • We do strongly recommend a smaller window size for a first try.
  • Those looking to do a larger blind  (120cm x 12cm) may not finish the final touches, but be assured that it will be easy to complete at home.
  • You will need to inform us of your measurements prior to the day for us to provide your complimentary blind rods.
  • Where and when

    • Saturday 16th May
    • This 1 day Workshop runs from 9.30-5pm.
    • Venue,  Stockbridge Scout Hut. SO20 6EU (Behind Grosvenor Hotel) opposite our shop.
    • Free parking on the High Street 
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Location

Newman's Decorative Living

High Street

Stockbridge

SO20 6HF

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

Contact the organiser to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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