Hands-On Training with Professional Drapery Courses
Custom Workroom Technical Center or “Workroom Tech” is a training facility dedicated to the custom workroom industry with weekly hands-on classes for window treatments and soft furnishings. Classes are offered for all skill levels, whether you would like to learn to sew home decor and start a workroom business, or are an established professional seeking to hone your skills. Workroom Tech is owned and operated by Susan Woodcock and Rodger Walker, owners of Home Dec Gal and producers of Custom Workroom Conference. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Tryon, NC, Workroom Tech is at the center of a charming town, within easy walking distance of restaurants, shops and galleries. Visit the Workroom Tech website for more information.
Custom Workroom Conference
Produced by Susan Woodcock and Rodger Walker of Home Dec Gal, Custom Workroom Conference is an educational event and trade show specifically for the custom workroom industry. The next conference will take place October 1-3, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Spartanburg, SC. This event is sponsored by Hanes Fabrics, the leading supplier of premium lining material for the workroom industry with respected brands such as Ruby Plus, Classic Sateen, Outblack and the new Outblack Serenity. The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is a supporting organization.
For more information please visit the Custom Workroom Conference website.
Invite Susan to speak for your group or association
Susan Woodcock is a popular instructor, and has been presenting seminars professionally since 2003. She offers a wide range of topics including design and fabrication of draperies, valances, pillows, table skirts, embellishments and non-sewing topics such as scale drawing and public speaking. Contact Susan here for more information.
Susan is a featured home decor sewing instructor for bluprint.com, an online educational platform with hundreds of how-to class topics ranging from cake decorating, crafts, quilting, fine art, photography and more. Craftsy classes are professionally filmed in high definition and are yours to keep – once you purchase the class you can view as many times as you like!
You can also learn with Susan online at The Workroom Channel. Susan shares her professional drapery methods in the new class "Handcrafted Interlined Draperies".
Custom Sewing and Window Treatment Design Services
Susan Woodcock is a talented seamstress who specializes in high-end, hand crafted soft furnishings, needlepoint finishing, window treatment design and hand renderings. If you are an interior designer and would like to consult with Susan on an upcoming project, please contact Susan here