Gathered Skirt

       An easy quick skirt with optional pockets that can be plain or with added lace for more difficulty. Suitable project for all who have completed at least one item previously.

Gathered Skirt 

Level: Improver

Classes needed: 2-3 depending on experience

Which Stitch Classes to attend: Create this project in our weekly Sewing and Dressmaking classes, or in our One-to-One lessons at a time that suits you!


  • 1.25m of non stretch cotton fabric For a skirt 50cm long - bring an extra half meter for a longer skirt (i.e. 75cm long), or just bring 1m if it's for a child as will be shorter
  • Note: All fabric needs washing and ironing before class, unless it is 100% polyester or PU/PVC/Olicloth - or the finished item will never be washed. Check fabric content and any washing/ironing instructions when purchasing fabric 
  • 1 metre of 2cm/¾-inch wide Elastic - white if pale col fabric and black if darkoptional piece of wide lace trim to decorate pockets
  • One 100-metre spool of Polyester sewing thread in a colour to coordinate with the fabric
  • 50p if you want to copy the pattern to take home
  • glasses if you need for close up work

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