Workshops

escape into your creative bubble at one of Jacqueline’s workshops, learn new skills and take home fabulous new soft furnishings for your home

what can I learn?

Traditional handmade gathered lampshades, blue & white floral liberty tana lawn cotton
Gathered & Pleated Lampshades

Chic pleats and/or popular gathers, whether for business or pleasure, would you like to learn all the stitches and techniques required to make your own handmade pleated, and/or gathered lampshade to a professional standard?

Find out more, what to expect, schedules, workshops specifics and what to bring downloads here

Traditional bespoke handmade tailored lampshades, William Morris Strawberry Thief design, contrast silk dupion lining
Traditional Tailored Lampshades

Elegant, neat traditional tailored shades, whether for business or pleasure, would you like to learn all the stitches and techniques required to make your own handmade tailored shades to a professional standard?

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Scatter cushions, toile de jouy linen with pom pom trim, emperor red silk dupion with ribbon trim
Scatter Cushions – Piped, Trimmed & Embellished

Do you look longingly at sofas beautifully adorned with an ensemble of scatter cushions? Would you like to discover how to make buttons, bias piping, insert zips and tackling luxurious trimmings, all to a professional standard?

Find out more, what to expect, schedules, workshops specifics and what to bring downloads here

Bespoke handmade linen toile de jouy  roman blinds, inside the recess
Bespoke Roman Blind

Do you love elegant windows dressed with chic, neat Roman Blinds? Would you like to learn all the stitches and techniques required, all to a professional standard?

Find out more, what to expect, schedules, workshops specifics and what to bring downloads here

Pencil Pleat Curtains

Do you admire beautiful windows adorned with elegant drapes? Would you like to learn all the stitches and techniques required, all to a professional standard?

Find out more, what to expect, schedules, workshops specifics and what to bring downloads here

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Milo - traditional fully jointed mohair teddy bear
Traditional Mohair Bears

Have you ever wanted to make your own traditional, fully jointed mohair bear? Then we invite you to join us in one of our bear making workshops.

Jacqueline also owns Jacqueline’s Bears. to find out more, what to expect, schedules, workshops specifics and what to bring downloads click here

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which workshop works best for me?

1-2-1

Jacqueline’s 1-2-1 workshops are perfect for all levels. Being part of a bespoke 1-2-1 workshop means that Jacqueline can tailor your learning specifically to your individual needs. These workshops include all specialist soft furnishing materials and sundries, support notes, access to JSInteriorsUK Top Tips and a light lunch. Each workshop is help by special arrangement in the JSInteriorsUK workroom. Contact Jacqueline here to discuss your personal requirements and arrange a date.

Small Group Workshops

Small group workshops are held in Jacqueline’s workroom, York. The workroom comfortably accommodates up to 4 students, complete with sewing machines, fabrics and trimmings. These busy, vibrant, sociable, workshops are suitable for the beginner sewer, however for curtains, blinds and cushions some sewing machine proficiency is advisable. Small group workshops are arranged mostly during the Spring and Summers months. Bookings are being taken for Spring/Summer 2020. Click here for dates.

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Residential Workshops Retreats

Slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based escape, with a group of like minded people. Each 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make elegant bespoke handmade soft furnishings. offers this fun packed, busy workshop retreat experience in several UK locations throughout the Autumn and Winter months. Dates for Autumn 2020 & Winter 2021 coming soon.

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