Sew Ready: Garment Basics

with Brett Bara

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Customize and sew your first garment a chic pencil skirt and gain the skills to make even more wardrobe essentials you'll love to wear! Read More…

  1. Class Overview
  2. Meet the Instructor
  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

What Materials are Included in This Class?

Includes complementary downloadable instructions, supply lists and exclusive patterns.

Supplies You Will Need to Complete This Class

  • Butterick Pattern B5466 (included with the class, sizes 8-24)
  • ⅞ to 1½ yard (0.8-1.4 m) of fabric, depending on fabric width and skirt size. (Suggested fabrics: broadcloth, damask, satin, jacquard, poplin or tweed.) 
  • Fusible interfacing
  • 7" (18 cm) zipper
  • Hook and eye, prongless buckle if desired
  • Sewing machine with straight and zigzag stitch
  • Zipper foot
  • Fabric scissors or rotary cutter and self-healing cutting mat
  • Pins
  • Steam iron
  • Fabric marker, chalk or transfer paper and tracing wheel 


Included with this class:

Butterick Misses' Skirt Pattern 5466. more info

Butterick Misses' Skirt Pattern 5466

Butterick Misses' Skirt Pattern (B5466)

Semi-fitted, straight skirt pattern that hits right above mid-knee. Back zipper closure with construction options that include darts, waistband, self-belt, princess seams, and a raised waist.

Price: $0.00 (included with purchase), Retail: $17.95

SIZE 8 10 12 14 16
Waist 24in (61cm) 25in (64cm) 26 1/2in (67cm) 28in (71cm) 30in (76cm)
Hip 33 1/2in (85cm) 34 1/2in (88cm) 36in (91cm) 38in (97cm) 40in (102cm)
SIZE 18 20 22 24
Waist 32in (81cm) 34in (86cm) 37in (94cm) 39in (99cm)
Hip 42in (107cm) 44in (112cm) 46in (117cm) 48in (122cm)

This pattern will be shipped directly to you by Butterick Patterns. Please allow 14 business days for U.S. shipments (international shipments will require additional time for delivery).

For $39.99 You Get:

• 8 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access

• A Butterick sewing pattern with multiple styling options

• Hours of up-close instruction

• Answers from Brett in our virtual classroom

  Closed Captioned

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