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Elizabeth's Favorite Skirt

This is the PERFECT project for all those gorgeous quilting cotton prints you've been stashing. A smooth, gored shape with plenty of flare, a simply finished waist, and a sleek invisible zip (don't worry, we'll walk you through it!) Treadlette Elizabeth has been making variations on this skirt for years, and the updated version includes pockets! You'll draft your own custom pattern to your measurements for a perfect fit.


  • sewing machine in good working order, with bobbins and machine accessories

  • 2 ½ yards or more COTTON fabric - quilting prints work great!

  • Cotton thread to match fabric

  • 9” invisible zipper

  • Invisible zipper presser foot

  • Pattern making paper

  • Notebook and pencil

  • Yardstick 

  • Optional but helpful: Styling Design ruler

  • PREP BEFORE CLASS: Pre-wash and dry your fabric

You will also need the following BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES:

  • sewing scissors

  • tape measure

  • straight pins

  • seam ripper

  • 6" seam gauge

  • washable fabric marker or chalk pencil

  • one package of assorted size Universal sewing machine needles 

You can find your class supplies for sale at our store. Our staff will be happy to assist you in gathering your supplies! 

Remember, you get 15% off fabrics, patterns, notions, and more at Treadle for the duration of your class. Just let us know you're in a class when you come in to shop!

Full payment is required to reserve your space in class.

Classes are held in our store at 1338 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 55105


If your plans change, and you cannot attend a class, let us know as soon as possible by phone. We will refund your class fee in full up to ONE WEEK before class begins. After that time, class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Sometimes we must cancel a class. We will let registered students know as soon as we can. You will have the option to transfer into a different class, if applicable, or you may ask for a refund or store credit.

MASK GUIDELINES for classes at Treadle Yard Goods

In accordance with CDC and MDH guidelines:

Students who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask.

Students who are not fully vaccinated are requested to wear a mask.

We will work to accommodate those with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent wearing a mask. 

Our new classroom space is larger with better ventilation and individual tables to allow for ease of following social distance guidelines. Hands-on sewing classes have a maximum of 6 students to allow for everyone’s comfort. Certain classes that are lecture/discussion or events may have a larger attendance capacity.

** As the Covid situation continues to evolve, we may change and/or update our mask policies. We will do our best to notify you of any changes before your class begins. **

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Should feel comfortable using your sewing machine and constructing basic garments.
Instructor Name:
Elizabeth M

Elizabeth's Favorite Skirt

$ 75.00
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    1338 Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105