Custom Sewing eCourses
for the Sew-Curious

Tools, Supplies & Materials for


Listed are the tools, supplies, and materials we will use in this course. To take the guess work out of your experience, I’ve found most of my favorites on Amazon and share clickable affiliate links for you see exactly what each item is. 

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Part 1

Designing and Sketching

We will use:

  • Pencils (sharpened or mechanical)
  • Sketch paper  (I prefer watercolor paper, but anything will do)
  • a camera
  • a notebook for keeping yourself organized


  • a printer
  • camera remote and/or tripod or phone stand
  • a digital drawing program

Part 2

Measuring and Block Drafting

We will add:


Parts 3 & 4

Mockups, Fitting, and Patternmaking

We will add:


Part 5

Skirtmaking Time!

We will add:

By this time, you will need the materials for your first custom skirt. During the previous weeks of the class, we will discuss and help pick out and purchase exactly what you are going to use. 

Here is most likely what you will need:

Optional items:

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Watch the SKIRT SKILLS Tools & Supplies Video Lesson:

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Bonus link from this video: DIY Professional Sewing Room Table

Explore the Coursework

In Skirt Skills, you’ll be thoroughly introduced to each step of the custom process- while hand crafting the custom-fit skirt of your dreams. You’ll also create reusable tools for your custom sewing future.

Follow-up Course!

A follow up to Skirt Skills – get some new experience under your belt by creating your own custom-fit trousers, and jeans.

Follow-up Course!

A follow up to Skirt Skills – gain some upper body strength as you learn to map your top half and craft custom-fit tops that are tops!

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Upcoming Session Info:


Not yet announced

Course Dates:

Though subject to change, the next session will likely begin in January 2022.

Work with the optional 6 week schedule OR anytime at your own pace with forever access

Tuition: $315

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