Sewing an A-Line Skirt
Beginner | 44 min 56 sec
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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.
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)
Downloads:
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
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Cal Patch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
183 users recommended this class to a friend
Dante Cruz
Omg she really took the intimidation out of the construction of an A-line skirt. I was afraid of putting on a zipper and she made it seem like a walk in the park. I would totally recommend this course. ??
December 24, 2022
Joanne Lacrete
Cal's video is very detailed and helpful in sewing a neat and professionally made skirt.
November 13, 2022
Ivonne Perez
Very clear explanations. Thank you!
More than 3 months ago