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Zero to sewing hero - make-a-skirt with Craft My Day

Zero to sewing hero - make-a-skirt with Craft My Day

About the Course

Starting from a basic introduction to the sewing machine, learn how to adjust commercial patterns and make a skirt.

This 4 week course will take you from complete novice to confident dressmaker!

The first week includes our get to know your machine at our 'Beginners Workshop' - A complete introduction to sewing on a machine. We will cover threading, overview of stitches, seams, hemming and loads of useful tips. You will make a reusable shopping bag during this session - fabric will be provided for this.

During Week 2 you will learn all about using and altering commercial patterns to fit your own body shape and cutting fabric.

The skirt will be sewn over the next 2 sessions where you will become confident in a variety of dressmaking skills including inserting zips, fitting, hemming and attaching a waistband.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Refreshments will be provided.
Materials will be provided for first session and we will discuss fabric requirements for the second week.
All equipment will be provided but feel free to bring your own machine if you wish.


Rachel at Craft my Day
42 Central Road
Worcester Park
Greater London
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  • Suitable for beginners

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