Sewing: Flared skirt with waistband

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Description

Why buy your skirts when you could make them yourself? Sounds difficult? Well, Craig will show you in this class that it really isn't rocket science! It’s, well, skirt-making, and it’s much more practical than anything else!

During this four hour class, you’ll learn to assemble a flared A-Line skirt and insert a zip. We advise taking the 'Intro to sewing' workshop before this class. Workshoppers must have used a sewing machine before.

Suitable Fabrics:
Cottons, jacquards, wools, denim, linen

Workshop Breakdown:
1. Understanding a commercial pattern (Burda 6342)
2. Placing the pattern on the fabric and marking up
3. Sewing on a waistband
4. Sewing in an invisible zip
5. Professionally finishing your garment

Sizing:

A = Waist 24"
B = Waist 26"
C = Waist 27.5"
D = Waist 29"
E = Waist 30.5"
F = Waist 32.25"
G = Waist 34"
H = Waist 36"
I = Waist 38"
J = Waist 40"
K = Waist 42"

Please make sure your size is available before booking. No pattern amendments are allowed in this workshop.

During the workshop, we will show you how to cut out your skirts correctly, in your size, and give easy step by step instructions on the construction techniques needed for that professional finish!

Twirl off home in your homemade skirt!

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Fabrics relevant to your size:
Sizes:
A - F = 2 metres of skirt fabric (150cm wide)
G - K = 2.75 metres of skirt fabric (150cm wide)
1 x 9" or 10" invisible zip (must be an invisible zip)

DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND?
No, just turn up on the day!

WORKSHOP DURATION
This is a 4 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time. doors close 15 minutes after start time.

AGE RESTRICTIONS
This workshop is suitable for 16 years and above, Under 17's must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Skirt pattern and threads you may need.

Maker

Craig Parr at The Fashion Box

Venue

718-722 Seven Sisters Road
London
Greater London
N15 5NH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

4 hours (flexible times to suit)

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