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Fabrics & Window Dressings

2nd March 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fabrics & Window

Fabrics & Window Dressings

Delivered by award-winning Interior Designer Gwen Kenny, 30 years industry experience, 10 of which were spent working in the window dressing industry. Gwen is a qualified Silent Gliss installer and specifier. This course will aid the attendee to gain an in-depth knowledge of fabrics and window treatments.

Course outline
● Window dressings, the good, the badly made and the never should be seen!
● What to specify and what to avoid
● Pattern repeats
● Calculating quantities
● Specifying fabrics, linings, headings
● Blind stitching, hand finishing and bagging out, which is better and why
● Fabric understanding, fire retardancy, rub tests, lightfastness
● What hand finishing a curtain really means
● Roman blinds
● Legal requirements for cords
● Smart homes

Interiors Association CPD

Please note training sessions are live interactive sessions and recordings are not available after the event.

In order for us to continue to bring you subsidised content we will require you to fill out a profile sheet during booking – full completion of this sheet guarantees you a place on the training. Please complete a separate booking for each individual attending the training.

Please note our training courses are only available for people residing in the Republic of Ireland


2nd March 2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


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