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How to make Circular/Umbrella skirts - 1/4,1/2,3/4 & Full Circle

Instructor : Savitha
Skill Level : Intermediate 02:22:04
Enrolled (365)
Rating (25)
Class Description

In this Class 1 - 'How to make Circular/Umbrella skirts - 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 & Full Circles', you will learn the following:
* Theory on drafting circular skirts.
* How to calculate the radius for different variations of circular skirts like 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 and full circles for any size.
* Calculating the fabric requirement
* Laying and cutting of fabric for each of these above mentioned variations.
* Sewing the 1/4 circle skirt with enclosed elastic at the waist.
* Sewing full circle skirt with exposed elastic at the waist and finishing the hemline with rolled hem.
* Sewing half circle skirt with side invisible zipper and yet another hemline finish.
* You will also see a demo on finishing the hemline with different methods
* Learn how to cut the fabric when the fabric width is not sufficient
* Trimming/adjusting the hemline

Class details

Part 1 - Theory 00:29:40
Part 2 - Half Circle skirt laying and cutting 00:11:35
Part 3 - Half Circle skirt sewing and finishing 00:32:15
Part 4 - Full Circle Skirt laying and cutting 00:08:23
Part 5 - Full Circle Skirt sewing and finishing 00:11:25
Part 6 - Finishing hemline in different ways 00:07:49
Part 7 - 3/4 Circle Skirt laying and cutting 00:06:19
Part 8 - If fabric width is not enough 00:03:35
Part 9 - Hemline correction 00:06:24
Part 10 - 1/4 circle laying and cutting 00:07:52
Part 11 - 1/4 circle sewing and finishing 00:16:47


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2] what are the pre-requisites for this class?

Need to know how to sew. You may practice from our free tutorials.

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5] What is the validity of this class?

The validity of the class is 1825 days that is approximately 5 years. You will be able to view the class any number of times, any time of the day within this validity.   You can view it on any suitable device like Computer, Tablet or Mobile phone. 

Students Project

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Instructor Profile

Ms. Savitha has been conducting classes in Pattern making and sewing since the year 2010. She started with her Online classes to reach out to more students. Her words, "I love sewing and teaching and I have been lucky to be able to make my passion, my profession. I try my best to simplify things and teach in a simple and easy way so that even beginners in pattern making and sewing are able to learn from our online classes and make their garments with professional finish".


Student Feedback


Average Rating
17-09-2023 Milagros

I loved the class. It was simple to follow, informative, well-developed and perfectly presented. Gracias- Milagros Guayama, Puerto Rico

21-06-2017 Sneha

Wonderful as expected! I really appreciate your patience in explaining even the minutest details which aid in sewing in a professional way. Thanks a ton.

23-03-2021 Rathna Selvaraj

Thanks Savita mam for your perfect and easy to understand teaching...