DRESSMAKING 1

SEW THE FASHION - MAKE A SKIRT

Dip your toes into your first dressmaking project and learn how to sew a pleated or gathered skirt.

You will learn how to trace the skirt pieces from the paper pattern, insert a zip, attach a waistband and sew your first skirt.

In the first session, learn how to measure yourself and trace the pieces required for the skirt of the pattern. We will also cut the fabric.

In the second session, you will learn how to insert a zip and sew together the skirt.

In the third session, we will attach the waistband, hem your skirt and hand-sew a hook & eye.

Level: Beginner*

Course Length: 3 sessions of 3 hours

Materials required: view fabric requirements; a 9 inch regular all-purpose zip.

Price: AED 900 per person

Fabric should be with none directional prints. I recommend a medium weight cotton, like cotton lawn or quilting cotton. But also fabrics with more drape such as rayon and crepe work well. Just remember that slippery fabrics are harder to sew!

Take a look at the fabrics I carry which are suitable.

*knows basics of threading and using the sewing machine and has sewn a straight lines and projects such as pillow cases and tote bags.

Course is suitable for adults and are individuals or less than 4 people.

ThreadWerk | Learn to Make Your Own Skirt in Dubai

What will you learn?

 

By the end of this class, you know how to measure yourself, sew a curved hem and attach a waistband.

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