How to Sew Your First Skirt and Understand Patterns
with Shaerie Mead
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02 Pattern Envelope Overview06:12
Class duration: 1h 17mSee all 13 lessons
About The Class
get your start at sewing clothes.
The Easiest Skirt is a perfect entry point for working with patterns. Shaerie will take you step-by-step through the prepping, cutting, and stitching processes. You’ll learn about:
- Cutting, folding, notching, and pinning the pattern
- Gathering skirt to yoke
- Sewing and hemming
- Creating a casing and inserting elastic
If you want to skip the dull stuff and get your start at sewing clothes, join Shaerie Mead in The Easiest Skirt.
Introduction & Overview of Skillset01:00
Pattern Envelope Overview
Learn how to prepare for your sewing project by reviewing the helpful tips you’ll find on the pattern envelope.06:12
Measuring Your Body02:13
Cutting out the Pattern03:44
Understanding Fabric Anatomy02:02
Cutting out the Fabric08:25
Cutting the Notches & Second Pieces03:57
Gathering Skirt to Yoke11:18
Sewing Skirt to Yoke08:07
Sewing the Side Seams08:32
Hemming the Skirt11:03
Creating the Casing06:50
Inserting Elastic & Finishing the Skirt04:36
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 moreSee instructor's Classes
Shaerie Mead - Easiest Skirt Pattern.pdf
Shaerie Mead - Easiest Skirt Supply List.pdf
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Shaerie is an exceptionally clear and focused teacher. She points out essential steps for beginner sewers and doesn't get caught up with extraneous details.
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