Custom Drapery Design, Fabrication and Inspiration

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00 am -4:00pm 

Hosted by Cynthia Bleskachek at The Funky Little Chair in St. Paul, MN.

Join window coverings expert Susan Woodcock for an in-depth learning opportunity.

In this class you will see professional workroom techniques and design ideas for creating custom draperies. Class includes basic to advanced drapery fabrication methods including: sewing techniques, linings and interlinings, pleating styles, grommets, gathered and ruched headings, hand sewing hems and interlocking layers, and applying trims and embellishments.  Whether you are new to sewing window coverings, or a more experienced workroom owner, this class will be a valuable experience for you.

The Funky Little Chair is located at 2446 University Ave. W, Suite #106, St. Paul, MN 55114


Space is limited! Register online now using this link: Custom Drapery Class with Susan Woodcock

For more information contact:

Cynthia Bleskachek

The Funky Little Chair 


CynthiaB_crafstyphotoAbout Cynthia:

Cynthia Bleskachek has been working as a professional upholsterer since 2001 and teaching since 2010. In 2008 she won a first place craftsmanship award through The Upholstery Journal for a tufted chair.

She was a featured presenter at the 2015 Minneapolis Junk Bonanza, with appearances on Kare 11 and Fox 9.  She’s also presented at numerous events for the PUAM (Professional Upholstery Association of Minnesota)

in 2014, she was contacted by Craftsy to help create their first online upholstery class, Getting Started with Upholstery, a class which now has a 5 star rating and over 5,000 enrolled students from all over the world.

She currently chairs the Education Committee for the PUAM and continues to look for new ways to share upholstery with both clients and students.


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