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Sewing Custom Roman Shades

with Susan Woodcock
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Sew decorator-quality, lined Roman shades that will enhance any room! Raise your understanding of these popular window coverings and create three custom looks using basic sewing skills.

Raise the bar on your decor and confidently sew versatile Roman shades that enhance any room. Join professional drapery and home decorating expert Susan Woodcock as she guides you through how to sew a stylish flat shade, a washable stationary shade and a structured dowel-pocket variation. Learn how to achieve a perfectly tailored fit, create the illusion of larger windows and always choose the right fabric for your room. Susan will also share tips on fuss-free construction and installation to ensure a shade that folds beautifully every time. Plus, get tips for cord safety and alternatives for homes with small children. Gain the skills you need for making Roman shades that bring balance, cohesion and elegance to your home!

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Lesson 1. Anatomy of a Roman Shade

  • Meet your instructor, interior designer Susan Woodcock, and learn about the components of the Roman shades you'll make. Susan explains what tools and supplies you'll need and she shows you how fabulous this window treatment can look in your home.


Lesson 2. Selecting Your Fabric


Lesson 3. Preparing the Fabric


Lesson 4. Lining & Hemming


Lesson 5. Creating the Lift System


Lesson 6. Installing the Shade


Lesson 7. Dowel Pocket Variation

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