Developing People, Empowering Vision & Transforming Lives
Developing People, Empowering Vision & Transforming Lives

Interior Furnishings

A Deign & Decoration Experience

Furnishings and Interiors industry and are designed not only for those wishing to develop good craft skills, but also as a stepping stone for those wishing to launch their own business. If you are looking for a career in soft furnishings or soft upholstery. then you will need a high level of training and a good understanding of the legal requirements. The skills for interior furnishings is the ideal course for students who wish to tackle individual projects or alternatively those choosing to add a professional accolade to aid their career in the soft furnishings industry.

Design Treatments

The core elements covered in this course range from measuring & design of window treatments to construction techniques, right through to business advice for starting your own company. This course is designed to provide learner with the knowledge and confidence that they require to start up their own practice, or alternatively, offer them a pathway to further study.

During this programme you will develop a range of practical skills, gaining knowledge and experience in the essential elements required for making good quality bespoke interior furnishings..

Module     1

Window Treartments

This module looks at the principles and practical skills of measuring, estimating and costing of fabrics and the materials with specific reference to chosen styles, textures and pattern of chosen fabric. To introduce learners to establish an awareness of the social, cultural and economic influences on window treatments.

 

 

Module     2

Constructed Textiles.

Define and clarify the construction of textiles as a component to three dimensional design.

To demonstrate an awareness of surface decoration using various stitch techniques.

To introduce a range of health and safety techniques applied in the development of constructed textiles

 

 

Module     3

Surface Decoration

The principles and practices of embellishing fabrics is the key elements of this module. You will investigate physical, historical, cultural and social influences for surface decoration.

 

 

Module    4

Decorative Furniture Covers

Define and clarify the construction of textiles as a component to three dimensional design.

To demonstrate an awareness of surface decoration using various stitch techniques.

To introduce a range of health and safety techniques applied in the development of constructed textiles.

 

 

Module     5

Bed Drapery

Want a stylish, handmade headboard for your head to rest on, building a headboard yourself might be the best option. You will be introduced to the skills and processes applied in the design of the bed decoration. You will also create samples of a lined bed valance with kick pleats, and interlined bed cover. 

Module 6

Business Practice

This module will enable the learner to gain knowledges and skills in order to run your own business. You will acquire an understanding of the vocabulary necessary to developing a business plan. Extended study of marketing, competitors and setting target will also be explored in developing the concepts of starting your creative business  Design & Style Coaching practice

 

 

How quickly could you start transforming your potential into real success, real rewards and real influence?

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