Skirts and Petticoats

This course is a part of PRO and VIP plans

In this part of the course you will master skirts construction: straight skirt, A-line or bell-shaped, flared , combined A-line–fishtail , fishtail, circle-based , full-sweep, half-circle, complex designer skirts and many additional designs are at your finger tips. Hard made easy with this unique program.

Course curriculum

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    Basic Silhouette Skirts

    • Tutorial 1. A-Line or Bell-Shaped Skirt

    • Tutorial 2. Adjusting the Front of the Bell-Shaped Skirt

    • Tutorial 3. Adjusting the Back of the Bell-Shaped Skirt

    • Tutorial 4. Combined Bell-Shaped Fishtail Skirt

    • Tutorial 5. Adjusting the Patterns for a Combined Bell-Shaped Fishtail Skirt

    • Tutorial 6. Slits and Decorative Inserts in Silhouette Skirts

    • Tutorial 7. The Fishtail Skirt

    • Tutorial 8. Adjusting the Fishtail Skirt Pattern

    • Tutorial 9. Sewing a Mock-Up Fishtail Skirt with Separately Cut Bottom

    • Tutorial 10. Peculiarities of Cutting the Bottom Part of the Fishtail Skirt

    • Tutorial 11. The Flared (Trapeze) Skirt

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    Circle Skirts

    • Tutorial 12. Circle Skirts

    • Tutorial 13. Five Key Solutions for Cutting Full Sweep or Half-Circle Skirts from Narrow Fabric

    • Tutorial 14. A Fast Way to Cut a Full Sweep Skirt

    • Tutorial 15. The Half-Circle Skirt. Where to Put the Joining Seam

    • Tutorial 16. The Half-Circle Skirt. The Trick behind the Beautiful Train

    • Tutorial 17. Half-Circle Skirt with Circular Folds

    • Tutorial 18. Full Sweep Skirt and Trapeze Skirt with Circular Folds

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    Sewing Mock-Up Skirts

    • Tutorial 19. Making a Pattern of a Mock-Up Skirt with Circular Folds

    • Tutorial 20. Making a Mock-Up Skirt with Circular Folds. The Front

    • Tutorial 21. Making a Mock-Up Skirt with Circular Folds. The Back and the Train

    • Tutorial 22. Making a Pattern and Cutting the Mock-Up

    • Tutorial 23. Making a Mock-Up Fancy Silhouette Skirt

    • Tutorial 24. Making a Paper Pattern

    • Tutorial 25. Making Paper Gore Patterns and Full-Size Skirt Pattern

    • Tutorial 26. Cutting and Sewing

    • Tutorial 27. Examining the Finished Mock-Up. Key Rules of Making Mock-Ups

    • Tutorial 28. Making a Mock-Up Wrap Skirt Based on a Half-Circle

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    Falbala

    • Tutorial 29. Ways of Treating Edges of Falbala and Ruffles

    • Tutorial 30. Types of Spiral-Based Flounces

    • Tutorial 31. Types of Flounces

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    Working with Automatic Calculation Tables

    • Tutorial 32. Introduction to the Tables for Automatic Calculation of Skirt Parameters

    • Tutorial 33. Calculating Gores for Cutting a Petticoatt

    • Tutorial 34. Calculating Horizontal Ruffles for the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 35. Calculating Horizontal Hoops for the Petticoat and Ruffles for the Casing

    • Tutorial 36. Calculating Horizontal Ruffles for the Face of the Skirt

    • Tutorial 37. Calculating Vertical Flounces for the Face Skirt

    • Tutorial 38. Calculating Horizontal Floor-Length Ruffles with Arbitrarily Chosen Intervals between Sewing Lines

    • Tutorial 39. Automatic Calculations for a Full Gathered Skirt

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    Making Complex Mock-Up Petticoats

    • Tutorial 40. Overview of Petticoat Styles

    • Tutorial 41. Materials for Making Mock-Up Petticoats and Crinolines

    • Tutorial 42. Preparing to Sew a Complicated Mock-Up Petticoat

    • Tutorial 43. First Steps of Making a Complicated Mock-Up Petticoat

    • Tutorial 44. Making a Complicated Mock-Up Petticoat. (Continued)

    • Tutorial 45. Adjusting the Shape of the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 46. Maintaining the Right Balance of the Petticoat

    • Tutorial 47. Working on the Train of the Mock-Up Petticoat

    • Tutorial 48. Conclusion

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    SOFTWARE

    • Trapeze-Shaped Skirt

    • Trapeze-Shaped Skirt (Fixed Parameters)

    • Half-Circle Skirt

    • Half-Circle Skirt (Fixed Parameters)

    • Full-Sweep Skirt

    • Full-Sweep Skirt (Fixed Parameters)

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    PATTERNS

    • Full Scale Patterns

    • Half Scale Patterns (Scale 1:2)