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Sewing Knits That Fit

with Dyanne Marte
Sewing Knits That Fit
Your best knit garments will fit perfectly and look as fabulous as they feel. Learn to fit knit necklines, bodices, sleeves, skirts, pants and more.

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.

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Lesson plan

20:26

Lesson 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.

13:38

Lesson 2. Fitting for Bodice & Shoulders

14:06

Lesson 3. Armholes & Neckline

11:51

Lesson 4. Issues With Sleeves

23:33

Lesson 5. Hemming & Length

16:41

Lesson 6. Problems With Pants & Bottoms

21:14

Lesson 7. After-the-Fact Fixes

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