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The Vintage Pocket Skirt

with Shaerie Mead

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About The Class

make a simple, yet stylish skirt.

In The Vintage Pocket Skirt, Shaerie Mead gives you step-by-step instructions for making a simple, yet stylish skirt.

Shaerie, of Sew L.A., has been teaching people how to sew since 2005. In this class, she’ll show you how to make one of her most popular garments. You’ll learn about:

  • Reading and preparing the paper pattern
  • Sewing pockets and the skirt body
  • Interfacing, sewing, and attaching the waistband
  • Finishing and hemming the skirt
Even if you have never sewn before, you’ll be able to follow along. Shaerie will explain sewing basics and she’ll help you make sense of the paper patterns that are part and parcel of garment-making.

Impress people with a handmade skirt that looks complicated but is actually pretty easy to construct with tips from The Vintage Pocket Skirt with Shaerie Mead.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction & Overview of Skillset

    Shaerie reviews the supplies and skills you'll need to sew your own comfortable, stylish, and handmade vintage skirt.

    01:07
  2. 02

    Pattern Envelope Overview

    07:18
  3. 03

    Measuring Your Body

    01:59
  4. 04

    Cutting out the Pattern

    04:09
  5. 05

    Understanding Fabric Anatomy

    02:29
  6. 06

    Cutting out the Fabric

    16:39
  7. 07

    Fusing the Interfacing

    02:40
  8. 08

    Sewing the Pockets

    12:03
  9. 09

    Sewing the Skirt Body

    14:18
  10. 10

    Preparing the Waistband

    10:31
  11. 11

    Attach the Waistband to the Skirt

    07:35
  12. 12

    Creating the Casing & Inserting Elastic

    08:33
  13. 13

    Finishing the Waistband

    04:10
  14. 14

    Hemming the Skirt

    11:19
  15. 15

    Modeling the Skirt

    00:41

Meet Your Expert

Shaerie Mead

Shaerie Mead is the owner of Sew L.A., a sewing classroom and creative workspace located in Los Angeles. She's been teaching people how to sew since 2005, has run small businesses for her entire adult life, and has recently put her 18+ years of fitting ... read more

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  • pdf Shaerie Mead - Vintage Pocket Skirt Pattern.pdf
  • pdf Shaerie Mead - Vintage Skirt Supply List.pdf

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