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:


Part 2

Measuring and Block Drafting

We will add:

( If you don’t work in inches, feel free to find similar measuring and drafting tools that use centimeters. )


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:


 Saturday August 10, 2024
at ~10am ET

Class size is limited.

Course Dates:

Orientation starts August 21, 2024

(Last chance to earn your prerequisite before I offer my pants course in October.)

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

Tuition: $395