Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials »
InstructionsI am a knit convert. I love knits.
I used walking foot, serger, twin needles, serger and feeling like I can tackle any knit fabric.
This dress is for my daughters xmas party.
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Casual, Classic
Light to medium weight four way stretch fabric
What was your inspiration?
Meg class on sewing knits really gave me the courage to try knit fabrics. I have now added some beautiful knits to my stash with plans for more dresses, tops and pants.
What are you most proud of?
My daughter wanted a dress for her company christmas party and she picked the fabric. I did. Notvwant to tell her that her fabric choice was not suitable so I just wentbahead tried. I used a very light weight unstable knit and used the same fabric and self lined the dress and it still has a soft hand and lovley drape.
That my daughter is very happy with the dress and the fit.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be careful and pay attention to recommended fabrics on patterns. If you substitute do research.