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Muslin Using Techniques Learned in Class

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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? Mystery blue stretch fabric from stash, clear elastic. The pattern is view A of pattern 6940 from New Look.

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What are you most proud of? I was able to use techniques learned in the class to reinforce the shoulder seam and work with knits. The rest of the garment/muslin is still unfinished, but I hope to complete my project soon.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid to work with knits :) Meg's class contained several helpful tips, including the usage of clear elastic to reinforce shoulder seams and hems.

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I love how you did the neckline. Can you tell me how you did that?

02/21/2014 Flag

(cont'd from previous reply) the bottom. For the neck binding, I used a bias strip which I attached to the neckline and then pressed to the wrong side so that you don't see it from the public side. To secure it from flipping out, I stitched in the ditch at the shoulder seams and stitched at the ends (which are hidden near the pass-through detail).

02/22/2014 Flag

Awesome! I need to learn this!

05/17/2014 Flag

love it!

07/08/2014 Flag