Zero to Sewing Hero!

Introduction to dressmaking

Make a beautifully fitting skirt in this 3 week course!

We’ll cover everything you need to know to and guide you step by step


Take your sewing to the next level and embark on a journey into dressmaking!

Learn all about commercial patterns and how to alter them. Learn construction methods, fitting and how to get a professional finish to your garments.

A proven approach

Getting started can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be – at all!

Introduction to using commercial patterns

We will introduce you to the jargon of commercial patterns, take you through the basics of pattern drafting and teach you the simple steps to ensure you can adjust your patterns to fit!

Step-by-step guides

Easy to follow video's will guide you at each step of the process. 

   Top Tips 

The course comes with top tips from years of experience in both sewing and teaching, to ensure you not only get a fabulous finish but enjoy the process!

The course is delivered in bite size lessons to watch and follow at your own pace. Each week you will gain access to the next module through our exclusive membership area.

You get lifetime access so you can choose to follow the 3 week schedule or work over a period of time to suit you, and repeat the course whenever you want to make another skirt! 

Perfect to fit in with a busy schedule the course is always available to you!

Many people find it hard to commit to our weekly physical course so this is a perfect alternative- at a fraction of the price!

You will learn....

  • Introduction to Commercial Patterns
  • Adjusting patterns to fit
  • Cutting patterns
  • Skirt construction
  • Seams and hems
  • Insert a Lapped zip
  •  Attaching Waistband
  • stitch in the ditch
  • Button holes
  • Achieving a professional finish
  • Craft My Day Ltd

    “I thoroughly enjoyed the course and can't wait for the weather so I can show off my skirt. Rachel's enthusiasm is contagious and she has a lovely way of encouraging you to have a go, enjoy and not worry too much. I would really recommend this course to anyone whether you are a sewing zero or just looking to pick up some confidence. I can't wait to now move on to dresses!!”

  • Craft My Day Ltd

    “Great course - we learnt how to make a skirt from a pattern including fitting the zip and button. Rachel was very good at explaining things clearly and was also very patient. Would definitely recommend without hesitation to anyone thinking of doing this course.”

  • Craft My Day Ltd

    “Absolutely loved this course and the end result of my skirt! Highly recommend this course to any budding sewing bee!”

14-day money back guarantee

Afraid this might not be for you? Don't worry. We offer your money back within the first 7 days, no questions asked. We're that certain you're going to love it!

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Vibrant community

Not only do you get access to our proven course content – you also become part of our vibrant community who are here to help and support you and everyone else on your journey!