Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt

at Esaie Couture Design School - Online

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Thu, Jun 04, 7:30pm - 9:30pm ET

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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this beginner sewing class:

By popular demand, LEARN TO SEW IN A DAY is back! ONLINE

This is the perfect workshop for all you super busy people who've always wanted to learn to sew, but just can't find the time for a long class. Now, you don't even have to leave your house! We've put the class online.

For those who just need a confidence-building, virtual hand-holding refresher, this is also a great stepping-stone to one of our intermediate-to-advanced class offerings.

This beginner sewing class teaches you sewing basics and will have you threading a machine, loading a bobbin and sewing straight or curved seams in no time.

You'll receive careful explanations and step-by-step instructions to assemble your project. By the end of this workshop, you’ll have a bag or a skirt made by you, for you!

SKILLS & TECHNIQUES

  • Sewing-machine basics
  • Threading the machine
  • Filling and inserting a bobbin
  • Tools and terminology
  • Stitches: Regular stitch, Zig Zag stitch, Back stitch, Topstitch
  • Creating a tunnel
  • Inserting an elastic  or attaching a shoulder strap
  • Machine hemming techniques

FABRIC & SUPPLIES

  • 2yds of medium weight cotton or linen 
  • Matching color thread 
  • 1 yd of 1/2" elastic
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Tailors chalk or marking pencil
  • Yard stick or ruler
  • Tape measure.

Sewing Equipment :

  • Sewing Machine (in good workingorder)
  • Bobbin
  • Size 14 Machine Needle (Sharp)

Note: Price does not include Supplies.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
There will be no reduction of fees or full or partial refund for absence, late arrival, late registration, withdrawal or dismissal. 

Cancellations by Us
If a course is cancelled or postponed by Esaie Couture Design School, you will be notified as quickly as possible. You will be given the opportunity to either use the credit for a later start time or transfer to another course. Otherwise, the full cost of your fees will be refunded to you within four weeks, under normal conditions. We shall not be liable for any other consequential loss.

Cancellations by You
​Upon completing registration and enrollment, you agree to the Esaie Couture Design School's terms and conditions and commit to any penalties resulting from your withdrawal or cancellation of classes/courses. 

  • Short Classes (1 Day to 8 Weeks): All cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the start of a short class or less than 48 hours prior to a private lesson are non-refundable. Vouchers and gift certificates are subject to forfeiture. 
  • Ongoing Programs (3 to 8 Months) (Full Payment): After the start date, all fully paid students who withdraw from a program during the 1st month of class will receive a refund of 75% of their total payment. All students who withdraw during the 2nd months of class will receive a 60% refund. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED to students who withdraw after the end of the 2nd month of class. 

  • Ongoing Programs (3 to 8 Months) (Payment Plan): After the start date, all students making monthly installment payments who withdraw from a program during the 1st month of class will be charged the full months payment plus a $50 cancellation fee, before the credit/debit automatic drafts are discontinued. All students who withdraw during the 2nd month of class will be charged the monthly payment that is due plus a $100 cancellation fee, before the credit/debit automatic drafts are discontinued. And, of course the non-refundable registration fee portion remains nonrefundable. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED to students who withdraw after the end of the 2nd month of class.
MAKE UP POLICY

We don't offer make-up classes, but the student is able to go over what was missed in the missed class in their next class. If the student needs more time, they are able to book a private lesson with the provider to further go over what was missed.
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Question from Anonymous
Do you certified by the end of the course
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Question from Jennifer A.
Would you have fabric to purchase at the site?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Jennifer! No, students will have to bring a medium Cotton or linen if there own choosing, to class (no stretch fabrics). We will not have fabric available for students to purchase on site. However, there are a couple of fabrics stores that are open on Sundays on 8th Ave between 37th and 38th, if students want to come at least 30minutes before class to purchase it in the area. Hope this helps!
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Question from SABRINA C.
Will we be making a pencil or circle skirt in the class? What type of fabrics would you recommend for the skirt project?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, Sabrina! It depends on the date you will be attending the class. This week, they will be doing an elastic waist skirt and they recommend to use cotton or denim fabric. Hope this helps!
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Question from anonymous
Do you have any pictures of the bags or skirts?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! You can view more pictures here http://www.esaiecouturedesignschool.com/Learn-To-Sew-In-A-Day-Classes.html
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Question from Anonymous
Another question said that the course uses singer and brother machines. Can I request one or the other? I have a singer and so I would like to learn about it.
Answer from Anne W. Verified Student
This course used only Brother machines.
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Question from Christina G.
I'm a plus size student. Will 2 yards of fabric be enough for the skirt class? And is there a pattern that would work for me?
Answer from sheena r. Verified Student
had a great class! really loved it 5 stars overall.
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Christina! The school/instructor would need your skirt size in order to give a better estimate of how much fabric you'll need.
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Question from Anonymous
Can I bring my own Singer sewing machine? It was a gift but I don’t know how to thread it yet.
Answer from Billy C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello, Yes, you may bring your own sewing machine so long as it is in working condition.
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Question from Keisha S.
What type or pattern of skirt do you learn to make and can you actually wear it after?
Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! The patterns are of the school's own design. They are super simple basic skirts for those who've never sewn before. It has an elastic waist and yes, it can be worn if the student so chooses (and many do!)
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Question from Lynke K.
What type of sewing machine will this class use? I would like to purchase the exact same machine to practice on after the course. Thank you.
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hey Lynke, they are using two model of sewing machine. You can purchase any of these two Brother LS2125i or Singer 4423.
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Question from Primilene C.
Do I need to bring fabric? If so how much?
Answer from Andrea P. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Primilene! Yes, you need to bring cotton or denim fabric for a customized bag (bring 1 yard) or skirt (bring 2 yards). All other equipment and sewing supplies are available for use. You can buy from any fabric store near you.
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Reviews of Classes at Esaie Couture Design School (331)

(331 Reviews)
Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/20/2019
Class was great. Wanda was a great instructor, she is very knowledgeable about sewing
Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/29/2019
The instructor was super nice and patient. It was a great class for a beginner or someone with experience. It made me want to learn more and do it again
Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/12/2018
Loved it!
Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt
Reviewed by Hannah L. on 7/29/2018
So fantastic!! I loved Danny (the teacher) and the entire event was so much fun. Am going back soon!!
Learn to Sew in a Day: Skirt
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/18/2018
Would be helpful to get packet with notes on the class to take home and practice at home.
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Owners and founders Esaie and Wanda Bruno bring 30 years of combined experience in the design and marketing of clothing. Their fierce dedication to excellence guides their company as well as their New York sewing classes.

Wanda, a native of Philadelphia, came to New York with a dream to enter the fashion...

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