What you will do
2 hour workshop
This skirt is a really simple introduction to stretch fabrics and constructing an elasticated waistband. A great addition to our 'Ultimate Beginners' range of workshops.
- Understanding a commercial pattern (Butterick 6578)
- Learning how to place a pattern onto fabric
- Cutting out professionally
- Using the sewing machines for stretch fabrics
- Overlocking for that professional finish
- Constructing an elasticated waistband
This skirt is available in two lengths, above knee or below knee. Patterns can not be altered in this workshop.
Size Chart: A 22-23 inch waist B 24-25 inch waist C 26.5 - 28 inch waist D 30-32 inch waist E 34-37 inch waist F 39- 41 inch waist G 42 - 48 inch waist
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING? 2 metres of stretch fabric which is 150cm wide. (Fabric must be 150cm wide, or the pattern will not fit)
DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND? Please let us know your average retail size before attending.
POLICIES: Please note: Doors close 15 minutes after the start time on all workshops. No free reschedules or refunds to latecomers.
WORKSHOP DURATION This is a 3 hour workshop. Classes start promptly, so make sure you are on time.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: This workshop is suitable for 14 years and above.
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We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, The Fashion Box
Who we are: The Fashion Box Group was founded in 2013.
After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry. During this time, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
Craig has over 15 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.
After 7 years at Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box Academy.
Craig is also Head of Fashion at LCCA, and is currently writing a programmes for The London College of Contemporary Arts’ MA course in Luxury Fashion Design.
Craig has been the Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection for Liberty of London.
Remember to bring your fabric!
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.