Beginner | 44 min
Taught by Cal Patch
Sewing an A-Line skirt teaches invaluable skills, as well as delivers a versatile wardrobe staple that can be customized to fit and flatter your style. In this class, Cal covers darts, invisible zippers, French seams and bias tape facings. She uses the pattern from her Patternmaking Simplified class, but the sewing techniques she covers can be applied to a wide range of skirt patterns.
Learn how to:
  • Make a custom A-Line skirt
  • Apply French seams
  • Install an invisible zipper
  • Apply bias tape waist facing

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a simple skirt
  • 11 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Cal Patch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:40
Prepping the Skirt
01:36
04:12
01:30
Sewing the Skirt
04:05
02:22
01:55
03:09
09:52
05:45
06:57
Finishing
02:53
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 2 yards medium weight woven fabric (printed cotton- denim- corduroy- linen- etc)
  • invisible zipper to match (7″ length)
  • 1 package 1/2″ single-fold bias tape (can match or contrast with your fabric)
  • all-purpose thread
Tools:
  • Sewing machine
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pins and pincushion
  • tape measure
  • seam ripper
  • tailor's chalk
  • invisible zipper foot (different than a regular zipper foot)
Discussion
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Transcript
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