Susan Woodcock
Craftsy Instructor

Charlotte, NC

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Susan ran a successful custom drapery and home decorating workroom for more than 20 years. She developed a love of interior design from her mother, who used her sewing talents to earn a living and create beautiful home decor on a budget. Susan delights in sharing her tried-and-true tips with avid home sewers, a passion that has led her to teach and speak across the United States and serve as the 2013 editor-in-chief for Drapery & Design ... Read Full Bio »

Susan's Craftsy Classes

Sewing Custom Roman Shades

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 to create exceptional shades that bring balance, cohesion and elegance to your home!

$14.99 $29.99

Upcoming Events

Oct '14 02

Oct 02, 2014 - Oct 03, 2014
I will be one of the featured speakers at "Windows To Success", an annual event hosted by the New Jersey chapter of the Window Coverings Association of America which will take place Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmdale, NG. This full-day event combines education, networking and vendors for the window coverings and interior design industry. Use the link below to learn more and to register:

Oct '14 05

Oct 05, 2014 - Oct 07, 2014
Sewing & Upholstery Retreat I am co-founder of this event, which will take place in Arden, NC (just outside of Asheville) at Lutheridge Camp and Conference Center. This retreat is all about technique, and will have classes and demonstrations showing how to make pillows, curtains, slipcovers, upholstered furniture and more!

Susan's Projects

Roman shade
Stationary/Cordless Roman Shade
Dowel-Pocket Roman Shade
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