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Make a Skirt in a Day

with Teri Buxton Adults
9 March 2019 Media Space, Salisbury Arts Centre
Make a skirt


Saturday 9 March, 10am - 4pm

Learn how to make a simple skirt in a day with Teri Buxton from our Wardrobe Department.  Throughout the day you will be making a gathered skirt with a waistband, zip, and handy pockets! This versatile skirt is perfect for your spring/summer wardrobe and looks great on all body shapes. The workshop is aimed at beginners or intermediates who want to have a go at dressmaking.

In one day you will learn how to:

  • Take Measurements.
  • Understand simple pattern instructions.
  • Make and insert pockets.
  • Make an interfaced waistband.
  • Put in a zip.
  • Fit and finish your garment.

Fabric Requirements:

Please bring the following with you:

  • 2.5m of fabric. This can be 112cm (44”) wide or 150cm (60”) wide. Lightweight to medium-weight fabric. For example: cotton, shirting, linen, chambray, and double gauze.
  • A 10" regular zip to match your fabric.
  • Sewing machine thread to match your fabric. There will be a range of threads available on the day however if you would like a thread that matches your fabric perfectly please bring this along with you.


Interfacing and all tools/sewing machines will be provided.

Please note: the pattern we will be using goes up to a size 26 (waist approx 47")

Tickets £50 (plus materials)

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