From their Oregon studios, the Tilton sisters share decades of design and sewing experience, showing you how to modify and sew the included Vogue T-shirt pattern for a flattering fit. You'll approach knits with confidence, from choosing and cutting out fabric to sewing stable seams and finishing edges for a polished look. Learn the ingenious secret of easing in sleeves and choose between two collar types. Follow along as the sisters construct the basic T-shirt, then show how to modify it and make it your own. Put your imagination to work – you'll want to make a dozen!
Discover techniques for sewing a T-shirt that looks like it came from a boutique! Join pattern designers Marcy and Katherine Tilton as they share techniques for mixing fabrics, textures and finishing details. They'll begin class by showing you design variations for the included Vogue 9057 pattern and help you plan your custom garment. Then, learn how to choose the perfect knit fabric and mix and match prints like a designer. Ready to try something new? Make a T-shirt fabric collage as you get tips for placing prints, creating stylish seam finishes and marking your pattern pieces. Next, discover how to add texture to your shirts with double-layered mesh. You'll even explore chic neckline variations with a stand-up collar, cowl neckband and twisted cowl. Finish class by adding designer touches such as binding and contrasting slit cuffs.