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with Dyanne Marte
Online Class

Sewing Knits That Fit

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Bring a superior fit to every knit garment you sew with designer Dyanne Marte. Fit bodices beautifully as you adjust for figure variations in the bust, waist and shoulders. Correct gaping armholes and necklines and reshape too-tight necklines. Achieve full range of motion and a tailored look by altering armscye seams, getting the right amount of ease in the biceps, taking in forearms and setting in knit sleeves perfectly. Discover tips for altering a bodice that's too long or short and hem knit garments with confidence. Solve rise and thigh-fitting issues for knit pants. Plus, hone your fit even further with jelly tape, elastic and banding. Consistently sew fabulous-fitting knit garments that are a joy to wear.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h1m

Included in this Class

1. Getting Started

1. Getting Started

Meet your instructor, knitwear designer Dyanne Marte, and review types of knit fabric, grain lines and seam allowances, then dive into extending your seam allowances to add fabric where you need it.

2. Fitting for Bodice & Shoulders

2. Fitting for Bodice & Shoulders

Tackle bodice adjustments along with Dyanne. You'll learn how to modify your pattern for broad or narrow shoulders, adjust the armscye accordingly, and take in or let out the bust.

3. Armholes & Neckline

3. Armholes & Neckline

If your armholes gape or your neckline is too tight, Dyanne has solutions for you. She demonstrates how to modify the side seam at the underarm, raise or lower the shoulder seams, and redraw the neckline for a more flattering fit.