Become an expert in sewing knits alongside pattern designer Linda Lee. Learn to select the ideal knits for all of your projects. Choose the right needles, threads and machine feet for easier, better sewing. Achieve dreamy results with delicate sheer and open-weave fabrics. Master tissue knits to sew light layers or lingerie like a pro. Sew medium-weight knits that offer excellent structure for shirts, dresses and pants. Get the best tips for working with double knits to transform them into elegant dresses and suits. Make heavy knits work for you to tackle winter in style. Conquer chic novelty knits for one-of-a-kind garments. Plus, upgrade your knit garments with ready-to-wear details: flawless elastic waistbands, neck bindings and set-in sleeves. Get tips for sewing knits of any variety, and achieve rewarding results every time!
Meet your instructor, designer and author Linda Lee, as she introduces you to many of the techniques you'll explore in this class and offers tips on how to maximize your learning experience.
Discover the different properties of knit fabrics and delve into which ones are best for which projects. Learn how to measure for stretch and cut knit fabric, and gather Linda's tips for adding stability with interfacing. Finally, explore the relationship between fabric type, thread type and needle choice and determine which ones are best for your project.
Learn about the unique challenges of working with sheer knits such as mesh, crochet and other open-weave fabrics. Linda offers tips and techniques for marking and seaming these slinky and delicate fabrics. Then, see how to use fusible web tape to keep edges from rolling up as you create beautiful hems with your home sewing machine or a serger.
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