How To Sew A Basic Skirt From Scratch!

Tiffany Dunn, Fashion, Sewing, Design

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9 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:32
    • 2. Measurements

      2:39
    • 3. Cutting Fabric

      2:24
    • 4. Sewing Sides

      1:44
    • 5. Sewing Hem

      1:11
    • 6. Sewing Waistband

      2:02
    • 7. Adding Elastic

      2:00
    • 8. Variations

      1:35
    • 9. Outro

      0:14

Project Description

For the class project, make your own skirt!

Tools & Supplies:

The amount of fabric needed will vary depending on measurements taken in class

  • Non-stretchy Fabric, between approx. 1/2yd - 2yds
  • Thread
  • 1/2" elastic (or whatever width you prefer)
  • Pins or Clips
  • 1 Safety Pin
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Sewing Machine
  • Paper & something to write with
  • Colorful tape (optional)

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