Would you love to start working with knits but are afraid to try? Have you tried to sew knits but were disappointed with the results? Do you do all your sewing on a conventional sewing machine and wonder if you really need a serger before you tackle knits?
If you recognize yourself in any of the above then this web seminar recording is for you.
Learn how to get comfortable and confident with knit fabric. Learn why a different outlook and a totally different approach to handling and stitching knits can make all the difference. Learn how to choose knits, lay out and cut the fabric, how to stitch flexible strong seams on any machine, and how to finish necklines and hems.
This is a class based on the instructor’s wide experience with her favorite fabric and is a useful class open to any sewer of any level of experience and expertise.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
• The different types of knit fabric and the garments that suit them
• What ease means in knits and how to get the fit, and look, you want
• How to pre-treat, lay out, and cut into knits to make the most of these fabrics
• How to stitch perfect seams on any machine
• How to sew three different easy treatments for round necklines and how to add them to any pattern
• How to sew the easiest finish for a V neckline and how to add a V neck to a pattern with a standard round neck
• How to sew three different kinds of knit hem
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Barbara Emodi is a widely published sewing author, teacher, and compulsive seamstress. She is a former contributing author of Threads and a current columnist with Dressmaking with Stitches magazine. She has taught sewing classes in the US, Canada, and Australia and is dedicated to making the insights of generations sewers accessible to those just getting started. Her blog Sewing on the Edge (http://sewingontheedge.blogspot.com) chronicles her sewing life and projects.