with Susan Woodcock
Online Class

Professional Window Treatments

Linings to Finishing Touches
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Overview

Conquer curtain sewing and invigorate your home décor with custom window treatments that capture the decorator-quality look you want! Join drapery expert Susan Woodcock and demystify the internal pieces that will give your window treatments a polished look, so you can create curtains that go beyond great fabric. During class, you’'ll learn about linings and interlinings, so you can pick the type of each that’s best for you. Then, Susan will teach you how to merge layers, with or without a serger, and share popular methods like interlocking and French blackout. Once you’ve tackled your layers, you’ll learn to use welt-cord and weights for curtains that drape neatly, and Susan will demonstrate two easy ways to mount your valance. Plus, get tips for dazzling finishing touches that will style your draperies even further!

Details

  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 2h52m

Included in this Class

1. Linings
26m

1. Linings

Meet custom drapery expert and returning Craftsy instructor Susan Woodcock. Susan shares a sneak peek of the custom drapery techniques you'll learn in class and discusses considerations for selecting the best type of lining (or linings) for your fabric.

2. Interlinings
12m

2. Interlinings

Compare various types of interlinings, which add valuable insulation and structure to your window treatments. Susan explains how interlinings differ from garment fabrics, shares pros and cons of varying types, and helps you select an interlining that will work best for your projects.

3. Combining Linings
29m

3. Combining Linings

Discover ways to combine linings and interlinings to create an ideal insulation, light diffusion and drape for your projects. Join layers, with or without a serger, and learn high-end techniques like interlocking layers by hand and the French blackout style.

1. Linings

1. Linings

2. Interlinings

2. Interlinings

3. Combining Linings

3. Combining Linings

4. Stabilizers & Stiffeners

4. Stabilizers & Stiffeners

5. Weights

5. Weights

6. Treatments on Boards, Part One

6. Treatments on Boards, Part One

7. Treatments on Boards, Part Two

7. Treatments on Boards, Part Two

8. Fabulous Finishes

8. Fabulous Finishes