Dyanne Marte
Craftsy Instructor

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Dyanne Marte is the founder and owner of the clothing line Dennya. She's also the creator of Sew Knits with Dyanne Marte, a website with workshops on design, construction and finishing techniques for sewing knits. Dyanne received her BFA in fashion from the Savannah College of Art and Design and her master's degree in design management from Pratt Institute. She has taught fashion design and entrepreneurship at colleges throughout Maryland. ... Read Full Bio »

Dyanne's Craftsy Classes

Sewing Knits That Fit

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.

$39.99 $49.99

The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress

With fashion designer Dyanne Marte as your guide, create a wrap knit dress that calls out to be worn. Choose the perfect knit fabrics, needles, threads and stitches to combine with the Butterick pattern included with your class. Personalize your pattern and add fullness for a design with more flare, or remove fullness for a more form-fitting look. Learn the basics and beyond of sewing knits with confidence as you construct your dress. Then add ruched details to the bodice for an extra touch of elegance. Get the tips you need to succeed at sewing set-in sleeves, a collar, a sash and finishing details. Transform drapey knit fabric into a figure-flattering dress so fashion-forward that friends will wonder where you purchased it. 

$29.99 $39.99

Dyanne's Projects

Reinforcing with Jelly Tape
Sleeveless Wrap Dress
Wrap Dress With Contrasting Trim
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