Professional Drapery Installation

Professional Drapery Installation

May 26, 2015

3Day Class Never be intimidated by installations again! Join Andy Nance as he shares more than twenty years experience installing residential window treatments. In a supportive, hands-on environment, students learn industry terminology, measuring techniques, fastening techniques, recommended tools and supplies, customer service,…

Advanced Top Treatments

Advanced Top Treatments

May 22, 2015

5 Day Program Utilizing classic M’fay professional drapery workroom patterns, students learn all the necessary theory behind the timeless Kingston and Empire valances, eliminating all intimidation from these advanced treatments. Additionally, students will learn the step-by-step fabrication of the pickup valance, M’fay…

Pelmet Workshop

Pelmet Workshop

March 29, 2015

3 Day Program A pelmet is a top treatment made to look like a soft cornice but is rigid like a traditional cornice. No more wavy or flimsy top treatments! Joanna’s method of pelmet making involves using chipboard, an upholstery product that…

Draping and Drafting Workshop

Draping and Drafting Workshop

February 26, 2015

3 Day Program This class focuses on the challenges of draping and drafting new and unique designs. Students will be presented a series of window treatment renderings from imaginary clients, and with guided instruction complete each step of the workroom fabrication process…

Professional Pillow Fabrication

Professional Pillow Fabrication

December 16, 2014

3Day Class Beginning with pillow construction basics, students learn techniques for zipper insertion, button closures, pattern drafting and embellishment of high-end pillows. Students learn the step-by-step fabrication of the square, round, boxed, bolster and uniquely shaped pillows. Students create several samples demonstrating…

SL301-Advanced Slipcover Workshop

SL301-Advanced Slipcover Workshop

November 26, 2014

4 Day Program Prerequisite: SL101-201 or instructor recommendation Beginning with a self-assessment of slipcover challenges, further develop skills as a professional slipcover fabricator. Learn efficient methods for creating several styles of slipcover skirts including waterfall skirts, floor-length banded tailored skirts, and skirts…

Professional Bedding Fabrication

Professional Bedding Fabrication

October 26, 2014

5Day Class This course is a comprehensive overview of custom bedding fabrication including canopies and coronas. Students observe and learn various step-by-step fabrication and installation techniques to create beautiful bedding ensembles. They will then practice by fabricating showroom samples of their own,…