Dressmaking - Christmas Tree Applique Skirt

Dressmaking - Christmas Tree Applique Skirt

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Dressmaking - Christmas Tree Applique Skirt

<h3>Dressmaking: Christmas Tree Applique Skirt - Sydney Course </h3>

<p>Applique is a decorative sewing technique where pieces of fabric are sewn on top of other pieces to form a beautiful pattern.</p

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Dressmaking: Christmas Tree Applique Skirt - Sydney Course

Applique is a decorative sewing technique where pieces of fabric are sewn on top of other pieces to form a beautiful pattern.

In this course, you will learn the easy way of appliquéing with your domestic sewing machine. We will use simple Christmas appliqueing designs for a skirt in various coloured woven fabrics and add accessories, ribbons, bells, beads too.

This course is suitable for an average sewer who can use a zig zag stitch or blanket stitch on the sewing machine.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

It is intended that the course will cover:

  • Cutting out the fabric-grain line
  • Pinning the fabric
  • Using an Applique foot/walking foot
  • Completing an Applique sample using Vliesofix paper (Applique)
  • Using domestic machine stitching sewing feet (walking foot and applique foot)
  • Fusing on Pellon (wadding) to woven fabric
  • Stitching the accessories - ribbons, bells and beads

Course Outcome

By the end of the course, you will have learn the following skills:

  • Cutting out fabric using a pattern/ grain line.
  • Threading sewing machine/ bobbin case/ applique stitch- zig zag, blanket stitch
  • Complete applique sample using Vliesofix
  • Basic skill using the domestic sewing machine sewing feet (walking foot & applique foot).
  • Fusing Pellon (Wadding) to woven fabric

What to Bring

You will need to bring:

  • Sewing Machine and the electrical cord, foot control and sewing feet. However if you do not have a sewing machine please contact the college as we have Janome sewing machines available for you to use during the course.
  • All accessories for the machine
  • Applique Foot
  • Walking foot - will help
  • Tape measure
  • Berry pins
  • Pin cushion
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Good quality Reel Polyester Thread to match fabric
  • 100% Cotton Fabrics should be prewashed in cold water for an hour (washing machine)
  • 1 metre Cotton Woven Christmas Print Skirt - Pre washed
  • 1 metre Contracting Cotton Plain Woven fabrics skirt - Pre washed - Skirt
  • 2 metres woven backing fabric - Pre washed Printed and plain colour
  • 1 metre Iron Pellon (Wadding) width 140cm
  • 1 metre Vliesofix - applique
  • Applique Designs
  • Christmas Stocking – scapes white, med blue and gold(star)
  • Christmas Tree 15cm green printed, 10cm printed Christmas print- presents
  • Christmas pudding – med brown 10cm, top – cream colour, printed fabric with leaves
  • Gingerbread – 20cm mustard colour, hat – printed Christmas print
  • Accessories- packet small gold / red / green bells
  • Packet small gold stars
  • Coloured beads eyes and decoration of applique designs.
  • 1cm wide satin (2metres) – secure the skirt closed
  • 3mm satin ribbon Christmas colours
  • Notebook & Pen

Please note: The finished size of your skirt will be 110cm diameter.

Prerequisite: Desirable

This course is suitable for an average sewer who can use a zig zag stitch or blanket stitch on the sewing machine.

All sewing machines must be in working order - cleaned - serviced. The teacher will call students at least one week before the lesson. If you do not have a sewing machine please contact the college as we have Janome sewing machines available for you to use during the course.

Delivery Mode

The Christmas Tree Applique Skirt course is delivered in a classroom setting and involves a combination of teacher demonstration and student practical work.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!