In this course you will learn the skills required to create, hang and dress a variety of hand sewn curtain headings including Goblet heading, Pinch pleat, Box Pleat, Tab Tops and Eyelet Headings. Suitable for: This course is aimed at students who have some experience of curtain making and creating soft furnishings or who have completed Course 1.
This course is aimed at both beginners and those with some sewing experience. The clothes course will cover: Taking accurate measurements. How to choose a pattern and fabric. Simple pattern alterations. Garment construction techniques.
You will learn how to use a sewing machine and the techniques to make simple items of soft furnishings. Suitable for: Anyone interested in learning how to use a sewing machine and how to make simple items of soft furnishings.
This course is part of Langside Colleges Lifestyle Programme which provides leisure courses and stress reducing classes in a wide variety of subjects. The portfolio of classes available is constantly updated to reflect current interests and seasonal activities.
The course content will be discussed at the first lesson and will be designed around the student`s requirements. It is likely to include: measuring windows. calculating fabric requirements. curtain making. tie backs. cushion covers. Roman blinds. bedding. table linen. box cushions. This is a workshop style course where you can work at your own pace...
To introduce students to a variety of soft furnishings skills and techniques, to enable research current trends and to develop students' confidence to enable successful completion of personal projects.
On this unique course, you will be taught the fundamentals of curtain construction and how the various components can be mixed and matched to design stunning window treatments suitable for any style or budget. Understanding the elements of curtains, blinds and top treatments and how to combine them, will enable you to design individual window...
Choosing a shape, measuring and cutting out fabric correctly, different fastening methods, how to apply piping, finishing to a professional standard.
Students will learn how to use the sewing machine controls, threading techniques, embroidery stitches. They will leave the course feeling confident to work independently. By the end of the course students will: - Be able to use a sewing machine and overlocker. Be inspired to design and make small items for the home. have the opportunity to share...
Suitable for: This exciting course has been developed for those who have an interest in renovating that old chair in the corner - or any other item of furniture! The course runs in Portadown on Wednesday afternoon with a separate course on a Monday evening.
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