Silvertown Studio Skirt Academy Classes

  • Damsel

    Type: Gather

    Never in distress, the Damsel is our introductory skirt, designed to acquaint (or re-acquaint) you with the sewing machine and the iron. Gain confidence in measuring, stitching, and pressing, and go home with a self-reliant summer skirt.

    This Level 1 class is taught in a single 4-hour session.

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  • Doll

    Type: Circle

    Break into pattern drafting with the Doll! This circle skirt introduces waistbands, zippers, and patch pockets. Twirl home in a full and flirty skirt (poodle optional).

    This Level 2 class is taught in three 3-hour sessions.

    Pre-requisite: Damsel

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  • Missus

    Type: Dirndl

    Perfect for work or play (or herding goats), the Missus meets every occasion with aplomb. This dirndl skirt introduces yokes, gathering, and invisible hem stitching. The Missus is not to be missed!

    This Level 2 class is taught in three 3-hour sessions.

    Pre-requisite: Damsel

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  • Lady

    Type: Pencil

    Always classy and never a wallflower, the Lady is one of a kind. Use your own measurements to draft a perfectly fitted pencil skirt, finished with an invisible zipper, waist facing, and kick pleat.

    This Level 3 class is taught in four 3-hour sessions.

    Pre-requisite: Doll and Missus

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  • Countess

    Type: A-line

    Elegant in any situation, the Countess is an instant classic. Take your drafting skills to the next level using dart rotation to create this lined a-line skirt. One dart! Ah, ah, ah… Two darts! Ah, ah, ah…

    This Level 4 class is taught in three 3-hour sessions.

    Pre-requisite: Lady

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