Onsite Course
Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018
1:30pm - 3:30pm
62 Edgware Way, Edgware, HA8 8JS
0 Students Enrolled
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Learn To Sew Skirts

Learn To Sew Skirts – How To Sew A Pleated Skirt

In this course, you will learn to sew skirts in general, but in particular you will learn how to create a box-pleat skirt using your own body measurements. This super-flattering skirt design can fast become a staple in any wardrobe, as it is suitable for a wide range of fabrics and adaptable for almost any occasion. We’ll begin with learning to calculate and draft your pattern and finish with a beautiful box-pleat skirt, all while learning a variety of skills along the way!

What You Will Be Learning During Class?

  • Complete introduction on how to setup and use A Brother or Singer Sewing machine
  • Introduction to machine seams and finishes
  • Different types of sewing machine stitches
  • Introduction to different ways of finishing and sewing your hemline
  • Quick introduction to the use of an over-locking machine
  • Preparing, cutting, marking your fabric
  • Transferring your pattern to your fabric
  • Taking accurate body measurements
  • Inserting different types of zips
  • The different between pleats and gathers
  • Take your body measurements accurately
  • Laying out fabric pieces
  • Learning how to sew a waistband correctly
  • Constructing and sewing skirt
  • Finishing off your gathered skirt with trimmings

To Get The Best Out Of Your Skirt Making Skirt

  • You require a sewing machine of some sort at home
  • Practice your sewing techniques at home
  • Do a bit of research on your own
  • Revise your reading materials


A list of materials required will be emailed on registration

Visit our online store for notions and fabrics


  • Every student progresses at a different pace
  • Enjoy the process as you go along
  • Please ensure you can commit to all the sessions
  • Practice, practice and more practice


Wednesday, July 6th & 27th, 2018
1:30pm – 2:30pm

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Thursday Afternoon Sewing



Section 1
Final Quiz