Student of the Month: Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings

Nicoletta Perris Magnetto has been awarded this month’s Student of the Month award because of the exceptional quality of her samples that were submitted towards her Diploma.

About Nicoletta’s course: The Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings

The Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings is one of our more specialised qualifications here at the National Design Academy. The diploma is ideal for students who are interested in understanding the fundamentals of curtain making, those who want to be able to tackle personal projects or for those who want to pursue a career in the curtain making and soft furnishings industry.

The key modules covered in the course range from understanding how to measure & design window treatments,  to construction techniques through to business advice to start your own company. The Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings course is designed to provide students with an accredited qualification as well as the knowledge and the confidence required to start a business or to undertake personal projects for family and friends. Or alternatively, the course can also offer students a pathway to further study.

What Nicoletta’s tutor says…

“Nicoletta is one of our overseas students she lives in Geneva is married with 5 children. Nicoletta and her husband have restored their present home and she has embarked on the curtain making and soft furnishing course as a means of finishing off the project with professionally made curtains and soft furnishings.

Nicoletta Perris Magnetto our Student of the Month submitted some excellent example of work towards her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings, like this floral flat blind sample.

Side view: Gathered up Roman blind sample by Nicoletta Perris Magnetto, this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings module submission.

Blind & Curtain samples by Nicoletta Perris Magnetto, this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings module submissions.

I feel she deserved to be acknowledged as student of the month as she has completed each unit with a great deal of care and has produced samples of an exceptional quality, which you can see in the photos of her work throughout.

Close up gathered Pencil pleat Curtain sample by Nicoletta Perris Magnetto, this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings module submission.

Close up Roman bliind sample by Nicoletta Perris Magnetto, this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings module submission.

Our AIM accredited Curtain making and Soft furnishing course gives students the skills to design and produce many different window treatments and soft furnishings whilst on the course.  Not only does the course gives students the opportunity to enhance their own homes, it also gives them the skills to start up a business, or the ‘know how’ to produce high quality products for clients, it is also the first step for those students who want to purse an interior designer career too.

Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's floral, Roman blind sample and edges, Toile pleated curtain sample by this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings module submissions.

Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's striped, pleated box pelmet with button detail. The sample is by this month's Student of the Month for her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings submissions.

Close-up of Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's striped, pleated box pelmet with button detail. The sample is by our Student of the Month, submitted as part of her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings work.


Close-up of Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's matching curtain tie-back in fabric to match her pleated box pelmet with button detail. The sample is by our Student of the Month, submitted as part of her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings work.If you are passionate about becoming an interior designer and want to be able to offer all end to end services to a client, being able to make curtain and blinds is an additional benefit. This is a popular course that many of our Interior Design Diploma student’s go on to study or one that many undertake before advancing onto further study at FdA and BA level.

Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's soft furnishings cushion cover sample in a natural, Toile print by our Student of the Month, submitted as part of her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings work.

Close up detail of Nicoletta Perris Magnetto's soft furnishings cushion cover sample submission in a natural, Toile print with zip fastening by our Student of the Month, submitted as part of her Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings work.

If you are interested in studying on our Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings visit our Diploma in Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings Course page to learn more about our course. Or for further information email enquiries@nda.ac.uk or call us on +44(0)1159 123 412.

 

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