Don't let stretchy fabrics intimidate you as you start learning how to sew knits. Meg McElwee sets you free with easy patterns for the most comfortable, relaxed clothing you'll ever make. Follow along as she shows you how to create T-shirts, shorts, a dress and a fleece hoodie. She'll give you tips for reinforcing seams without a serger and how to customize each garment. As a bonus, you'll learn how to dye your finished pieces.
Meet Meg and learn the benefits of sewing with knits.
Explore the many varieties of knit fabric, including jersey, silk and spandex.
Find out what tools and settings you'll need to sew knits.
Determine what size of hoodie you'd like to make, then prep your fabric for sewing.
Sew together the hood, bodice and sleeves of your hoodie. Meg also walks you through hemming.
Sew a scoop-neck T-shirt from knit fabric and learn the twin-needle hemming technique with Meg's help.
Sew a V-neck T-shirt from knit fabric.
Make yoga shorts or pants from Meg's pattern.
Sew a comfortable, flowing dress.
As a fun bonus, you'll learn to dye your knits to match your favorite colors.
"Though I have sewn for many years, I have not had much experience with knits and have found this class extremely helpful in taking away that fear and providing practical, easy instructions on how to sew knits successfully. ... Thanks so much for this wonderful class."