Making Double Pinch Pleat Lined Velvet Curtains / Drapes
Full start to finish making process of custom made hand sewn lined curtains with unusually short buckram headed double pinch pleats. Made in the most beautiful cotton silk effect mustard colour velvet fabric and cotton sateen linings.
See the full process including me discussing the fabric itself and the direction of the velvet pile, potential faults in the piece of fabric, the cutting process, machining the widths, hand sewing the linings in place including adding weights and inserting the buckram right through to making the double French pleats.
🕑 TIMESTAMPS 🕑
00:11 - Unboxing the velvet
03:11 - Fabric fault discovery
05:25 - Pile direction
07:02 - Cutting the velvet
08:18 - Machine joining the velvet widths
08:52 - Pressing the velvet seams open
09:15 - Measuring and pinning the double hem & adding lead penny weights
09:44 - Turning side hem, mitred corner and adding weight and hand sewing mitre
10:56 - Hand herringbone stitching double velvet hem
12:15 - Measuring and cutting linings
12:47 - Machine seaming & hemming lining widths
14:02 - Pressing lining hems & seams
14:25 - Turning velvet side hems & locking in linings
15:00 - Adding bar tacks to hem
15:08 - Turning & slip stitching lining side hems
16:45 - Adding buckram to heading
17:18 - Slip stitching heading closed
18:34 - Calculating pleat spacings and pinning out on heading
18:54 - Machine stitching pleats
19:29 - Folding double pinch pleats
19:40 - Stitching bottom of pinch pleats
21:04 - Close up of finished double pinch pleats
21:19 - Finished curtains hung in situ
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