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Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? polyester sweatshirt fleece

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What are you most proud of? Making it work with this particular fabric. I couldn't find a white cotton sweatshirt fleece and ended up with polyester that only stretched on the length, instead of the width, so I had to change the layout. Also, because the fabric was so stiff, the roomy bodice looked not quite right, so I took it in quite a bit and then had difficulty with the differing lengths of the back and the front. I solved that by following another student's idea of leaving a slit at the bottom of the side seams. I think it worked out pretty well.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you get quality fabric!

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Looks like a perfect fit; the white is great, fresh. I love slits for both fit and style.

09/22/2012 Flag

Your hoodie looks wonderful! This is the kinda thing I live in with my jeans in the winter. What pattern did you use. I love it and the fit!

10/05/2012 Flag

It looks like the pattern that comes with Meg's sewing with knits class..

03/28/2013 Flag

Great job, the slits are a nice touch!

11/26/2012 Flag

Looks great! Finished mine in brown. I love that it was so easy & looks so good. Your slits make it look even better!

01/15/2013 Flag

Wow, this looks so awesome!

05/26/2013 Flag