Dressmaking Part 1 - Making a Skirt

Dressmaking Part 1 - Making a Skirt

Duration: 3 Days

Price: £120

Run by: Catherine Howie
at The Sewing Room


Studio 7
The Fold

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About the Course

Dressmaking course running over three consecutive Saturdays.

These classes are a great way to start your sewing adventure – full of practical techniques and tips you will use again and again. You’ll come away with, not just a skirt, but confidence and skills for your next project!

Taking you step-by-step through measuring, cutting, fitting and making up of a basic ‘A’-line skirt. Guidance on appropriate pattern and fabrics will be given prior to the course.

We'lll cover the following, backed up with handouts and demonstrations as we go along:

• Preparing your pattern for a better fit
• Laying out, cutting and preparing the pattern pieces
• Through to sewing up, fitting the zip and hand finishing

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Please bring:
- notebook and pen
- tape measure & ruler
- pins
- pattern and fabric (guidance given on this before the start)
- your sewing machine
- specs if you need them!

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 21st April 2018

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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