Net Curtains

I once had a job where I worked from home making net curtains. The nets were brought to me on a big roll and I was given sizes and instructions on how the customer wanted her net curtains to be made. The nets were supplied by a local firm who sold nets to their customers.

Made to Measure curtains

Having a lovely pair of curtains hanging at you window can finish a room off nicely. Everyone will notice your beautiful curtains especially if they have been professionally made with good quality fabric and lining.

My Shop

I started my own business when I opened a small shop in my local town. This was great fun because it gave me the chance to meet lots of nice people who lived near me but I had not had the chance to meet before. I used to love working in my shop because no two days were ever the same. I offered my customers a sewing service where I made curtains and cushions , but I also did a bit of clothing repairs and easy dressmaking projects.

How it all began

I have been working in the soft furnishing trade since leaving school in the 1970s.
Learning the trade
When I left school at 16 I decided that I wanted to work in soft furnishings , so I got a job in a local department store where I learned the following;
How to make Curtains