Circle Skirt

Sew a Circle Skirt with POCKETS ✄✄

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In the Circle Skirt Workshop, you will make a skirt perfect for twirling over 7 hours. Our circle skirt is a full circle on a waistband and includes POCKETS.

While only 3 pattern pieces, learning how to handle a large piece of fabric that and sew through the bias angles of the fabric is a great way to grow your skills.  This is a great choice if you have made a simple garment previously like an A Line Skirt or PJ Pants .

This skirt features: A waistband, POCKETS, an invisible zip and a button.  While making the skirt you will learn to use handle the bias of the fabric, use overlockers, an invisible zip foot and buttonhole foot, as well as how to fuse interfacing.

What to wear it with: Perfect with our Tulip Tie Bolero Top - click to view.

Workshop skill levels explained – click here.

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What you will learn
  • Insert an invisible zip
  • Attach a waistband, one step buttonhole and hemming
  • Fusing interfacing and using an overlocker
What you will get
  • A circle skirt made by you!
  • A copy of the pattern
  • Detailed instructions
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring
  • 1 button up to 2.5cm in diameter
  • .3 metres of light weight interfacing
  • Fabric Width >140cm = 1.8 metres woven mid-weight fabric, width <140 = 3 metres
  • 18cm+ invisible closed end zip
What to wear


Appropriate for

✄✄ Perfect for students who know how to use a sewing machine and have made items like our Simple A Line Skirt or PJ Pants

Suggested fabrics

Woven mid-weight fabric. Directional prints and stripes are not suitable for a circle skirt.


Thread Den

Vendor since 2013

Learn to sew and make your own clothes.

Located on Melbourne's vibrant Brunswick Street, in Fitzroy. At Thread Den you can start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, and find your own unique style.

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. 

Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy


  1. Cancellation requests received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start are not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.
  2. All cancellations are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.
  3. Refunds will be processed back to the original payment method less the 25% fee.
  4. Refunds are processed as soon as notification of cancellation is received, allow approximately 3 days for your banking institution to show the refund to your account. UPDATE March 2019 - We are not processing refunds during the COVID-19 crisis. Processing will return to normal after the shutdown is lifted.

Request for Transfer:

  1. Bookings (without date changes) are fully transferrable to another person without incurring any penalty.
  2. Participants may request a transfer to their booking without penalty up until fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date.
  3. Participants transferring their booking within fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date incur a $10 administration fee.
  4. Requests to transfer received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start will not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.

Notice periods above are based on your original booking date, if a transfer has been made, the notice periods do not reset.

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10 January 2019 • Sew a Circle Skirt with POCKETS ✄✄

I finished my circle skirt and I was able to wear it on Christmas Day! This is an easy pattern. The tricky bits for me were getting the hem perfectly straight and my side seams are a touch wobbly (not that you can see it when it's being worn!).