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Excellent Good Basic Introduction To Sewing With Knits  November 22, 2014

khettich108

This class starts from the very beginning. I know some of the info already, but there are still a few details that are new. Meg is thorough in her approach. The class makes me more aware of areas I need to watch out for when working with knits. I am now ready for the lessons that deal with actual garment construction.

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Excellent All The Basics Plus Advanced Tips Too  November 15, 2014

Taffyrn

This is a great class for any level of sewist... I am intermediate sewer and still learned a few things, plus just enjoyed the projects.... Would have been awesome as a new sewer years ago.... I have been sewing since I was a kid and knits since I was about 12.... So over 30 years... Thanks for a great class.

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Excellent Very Informative  November 10, 2014

annros

Meg, I enjoy your class. You made it simple that encourages me to do more projects with knits. I also like the bonus part of dying. I hope you can have another class on how to assemble more complicated garments with heavier knits. Great class!

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Average Detailed But Slow Paced  November 9, 2014

Frances Sadler

This is great if you want to learn more about the different fabrics and materials and about the teacher but I'm hours in to the class and we are still a way from learning how to sew with knits. I believe she is setting the ground work.
Not for the impatient

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Excellent Cannot Wait  November 7, 2014

charlton

The tutorial is now going to start actually sewing a garment. I can't wait!

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Okay Mostly Info, Not Enough Actual Sewing  November 7, 2014

Brook_nalani

I've been watching/listening for over an hour and have yet to see her sew a single stitch. Killin me!! Not enough knit classes so I'm stuck with it.

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Average choosing knits  November 6, 2014

marta_jon4991060

great for a begginer.

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Excellent Helpful....  November 1, 2014

mepearson

I am a student of the Ann Person method of sewing with knits. This class is extremely helpful and informative. I look forward to sewing along with Meg on all of the course projects.

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Okay Making It To The Valued.  October 28, 2014

Jhay-Cee


While I think the information is good and much needed I think giving a little throughout the class would be more beneficial to me.

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Excellent Improving My Sewing Skills  October 28, 2014

BethsGarden

I've been sewing since I was a little girl( now I'm a Grandma), but I've never been satisfied with any clothing I've made. I'm trying to learn how to make my own comfy clothes by researching sewing online. Craftsy has the best tutorials I've found. Also, I feel like I found a new friend!

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Average Still Not Sure  October 27, 2014

Chizuru

So far, her knowledge is very interesting, but her presentation skill is not professional. It is a shame that she uses so many "um, um" in her conversation which sometimes makes it difficult to listen.
I've only saw her first lesson, so maybe when she starts making something she will feel more confident.

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Excellent so far so good  October 26, 2014

Tzpiglick


the teacher is very articulate and thorough. I have only so far heard the first two classes which are a little basic but still a good review. looking forward to the rest of the classes. appreciate having this opportunity to learn.

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Excellent Hoodie   October 24, 2014

tlschlege937599

I think Meg is a very fine teacher. I have enjoyed watching how to construct the garments and am feeling more confident with working with knits.

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Excellent Love this class! Great for a knit beginner.  October 22, 2014

Jessica Shields

I learned the basics of how to sew from my mother growing up but have not done any real sewing since then. This class has been excellent in equipping me with the tools and confidence to make basic knit wear for myself and my kids. The instructions and patterns are great and easy to follow. Meg is very warm and engaging in her videos.

My only criticism/suggestion would be to add a typed list of the different tools you can use to work with knits, and in what situation they might be ...

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Okay So-So Class  October 18, 2014

sewingzoe

Not very inspiring. Most of all I disliked the nervous laugh of the teacher.

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Poor The worst Crafsty Class I have taken  October 15, 2014

Mary69741

I am sorry but this is truly the worst class I have taken. The patterns are way off, the instructions are horrible. I did manage to make my first knit, by ignoring almost everything she said. Save your money try something else. This is the ONLY class out of 36 from Craftsy I have been disappointed by.

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Excellent Love These Courses  October 8, 2014

Marfy

Just started this one but it looks great!

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Good Good start!  September 29, 2014

Georgiana Archer

I've enjoyed the start to this lesson on working with knits. I think it's great to have teachers talking about their background as it makes the class feel more personal even though it's via video, we still feel as though we are making contact with a 'real' person who has a vested interest in being there.

I know as a teacher myself that the two way process of teaching is really important so I'm sure teachers also enjoy being able to read something back from us as well.

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Good Educational  September 26, 2014

cornwelld3544633

A long lesson but very educational.

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Excellent Learning My Knits!  September 21, 2014

Kellie1

Love the information so far as I've never sewed with knits. Wished I could have seen close ups of the different materials as she went through them but other than that great so far!

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Okay For beginners only  September 14, 2014

dixiebun3803603

Unless you are a novice to sewing with knit fabric do NOT purchase this course. The pace is slow and the information is very basic. Anyone who has experience with sewing knits and hopes to learn something new probably won't learn it here. At least I got some patterns and I did enjoy the chapter on dyeing. I was too bored to watch most of the lessons.

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Poor Not worth the time.  September 14, 2014

Sally-Ann Flak

I'm new to Craftsy so wasn't sure what to expect, but after watching most of this video I wish I had saved my money. Long on time, light on information. I have sewn with knits a lot but not recently and I was really looking for a refresher and hopefully some new techniques. What I got were overlong lessons, a rambling instructor, and very little in the way of substance. Meg seems very nice, but flaky. I honestly couldn't listen to her for very long before I became anoyed. I want information ...

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Excellent A Wonderful Introduction To Knits!  September 8, 2014

davis.jennifer

This a great great class! I am ready to brave the world of knits!

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Excellent Easy Peasy!  September 6, 2014

Jules12345

I loved this class. I found it was geared towards the beginner or advanced beginner sewer. It was very easy to follow the instructions and I was able to immediately start putting together garments. Loved it!

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Good Great Class  September 6, 2014

DebbeG

I found this class to be very informative. Meg is a great teacher. She goes slow and is very thorough in her explanations. I learned a lot from this class and have applied the techniques to several t shirts and dresses.

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Excellent Loved working with knits  September 1, 2014

rim88aug3233609

I learned alot from this class. And because of that I loved working with knits. I read all the bad reviews at first but when i looked at the project people made i decided to take the class. I am so glad that I did.

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Excellent Sewing With Knits  September 1, 2014

nannypoo

I love the way she explains the different knits and shows how and where to get them. I just love to Lerner more from her I can't wait to get started on learning how to sew knits.

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Okay Not awful, but certainly not great  August 31, 2014

Damir

The class isn't as bad as some reviewers felt, but it definitely isn't as informative as so many others wrote. Meg's initial nervousness goes away and her speaking style, although not that of a great orator, isn't horrendous. If you like loud, energetic TV presenters who seem to have a substance abuse problem and constantly shout at viewers and have a mini-orgasm every time they accomplish the simplest of tasks, then this class isn't for you. But I quite enjoyed Meg's laid-back and calm ...

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Excellent Learning!  August 30, 2014

Henof4chicks

I really like how Megan is fun and encouraging. I am intimidated just thinking about sewing knits! I look forward to learning more!

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Okay So-so Class  August 22, 2014

Quiltladee

Too much extraneous information.

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Okay Disappointing   August 14, 2014

Imaan

I purchased this class a while ago and only recently started to watch it and...I couldn't get past the second lesson. Meg seems very sweet and lovely and at the same time, her style of teaching is rather laid back, slow, indirect and with many tangents which made me impatient. I didn't mind the history lessons, but my main issue was that it took so long to get to any real substance of the class I was gone well before then.

I've read some reviews and see that it was one of craftsy's ...

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Excellent Sewing With Knits 5 Essential Wardrobe   August 12, 2014

lhappel1520225

Excellent and very detailed

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Excellent Sewing With Knits  August 12, 2014

Queen boleyn

Very good class .

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Good Lots of great info  August 9, 2014

spbbritt

I love this class. For a beginner working with knits, I think the information is great and the instructor is very personable. She talks at a speed that you can absorb and remember what she says. The patterns are a plus.

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Excellent Knits  August 9, 2014

mms52@yahoo.com

I love this class, so much information in a very personable way.

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Average ok  July 28, 2014

juliehick3743382

Well I must say. I was bored with class but I have made one garment. I don't think I will be making any more as I find megs teaching approach slow and very Un interesting.

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Poor Very Disapointing  July 25, 2014

ivoryh1632

I just sent in a request to Craftsy for a refund on this class. I'll just copy and paste what I told them.......
I read the mixed reviews of this class beforehand and decided to take it anyway because I figured I could deal with all the ummm's if it meant having one place to answer my questions about sewing with knits. I have quite a few projects that I would like to start but haven't been able to because I have not had a good experience sewing with knits. I got sick of endlessly wading ...

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Good Solid Instruction; Generous Patterns  July 17, 2014

ANelson1412

I am a beginner to garment sewing. This class provided excellent instruction for someone at my level. I appreciated the emphasis that Meg gave to sewing with a machine. I don't have a serger, which is probably pretty common. I used a walking foot per Meg's recommendation and it worked great.

This was one of Craftsy's earlier classes. The editing and direction needed considerable tightening. The first two lessons were bloated. The information on the fabric types was good, but went on ...

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Excellent Sewing Fleece Hoodie  July 5, 2014

D_farb545153

I love sewing with knits.

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Excellent Good Class  July 4, 2014

Siri Guru

Very interesting info about the different knits.

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Okay Ummmmm  July 4, 2014

pchambers

I have never sewed with knits before because I was afraid to. After taking this class, I sew with knits all the time now. So, I did learn something. But her presentation was terrible - she stammered alot and babbled about nothing important. I paid money to learn how to sew with knits, not hear about her time in Mexico or her childhood. It was almost like she was trying to fill in the time with something. Anything. And the camera shots were of her left hand and not what she was sewing. ...

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Excellent Knowledgeable  July 2, 2014

dwendtland

The instructor is very pleasant and easy to listen to as well as understand. I look forward to continuing with this course.

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Excellent A Basic Set Of Patterns That One Will Use Over And Over  July 2, 2014

bradnshei2492216

I enjoy megs style. I love having a class available to me anytime of the day or night anywhere in the World.

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Poor Not a good fit for my learning style  June 29, 2014

sk8rcruz

I made it through three lessons and then decided not to go on. There were too many distractions and it was more stressful than relaxing to listen. The lessons did not flow easily-there were hesitations, unnecessary repetition, and an overall feeling that the instructor was nervous, unprepared, or just under too much pressure. My empathy kicked in and I found myself feeling much like she seemed to! This is my personal opinion. I do respect that others are not as sensitive to these types of ...

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Excellent Thoroughly enjoyed this "taking the fear out of sewing with knits" class!  June 28, 2014

LucySews

As a total newby at sewing with knits, and not owning a serger, I felt this class was just right. I totally enjoyed Meg's personable, chatty style, and felt that I got a good education on how to sew with knits on a regular home sewing machine (which I believe was the basis of the class). I LOVE that the class came with PDF patterns for some basic garments for me to practice on! I've watched the whole class a few times now to get everything, and find that her tips and tricks are great and ...

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Excellent Great Class  June 27, 2014

Redsquizzel

Really enjoying this class and Meg is so sweet and friendly.

This class has definitely given the confidence to try knits. I want to conquer them given how much they feature in my wardrobe.

I hope to see more classes from Meg soon.

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Good Sewing with knits, get beyond the uummmsss  June 17, 2014

sweetbean

There is useful information in this class, but this is the class that tought me to check reviews. The first two lessons were painful. Meg's intro was far too long. She seemed very scattered and unprepared. No instructor should say, "I wanted to show you this, but forgot it." She has many umms and uhhs that are distracting.

Once the class gets to the sewing, there are some great tips and tricks to working with knits. I don't own a serger, so I appreciated the fact that Meg ...

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Excellent Loved This Class!  June 12, 2014

zzlanama3494644

Tons of useful info, really fun and well-paced for following along, and excellent patterns! Also I'm translating the skills taught into refashioning my older t-shirts that didn't fit so well by redoing a neckline or hem, etc and getting a second life out of them -BONUS!

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Good Good Class  June 12, 2014

coco1196

It is a slow moving class but I found meg very helpful.

I enjoyed a class where everything isn't dependent on a serger or a coverstitch. These projects are very doable for any sewist. If you want to use a serger and coverstitch, then you can. For the newbie sewist with only a sewing machine, this class will help you sew useable pieces.

I like the patterns but don't like the PDF files. I am too anxious to sit and tape pages together!

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Good Great Knits 101 course  June 8, 2014

flynntsang

This is a great Knits 101 class. It's designed for the knit novice and gives you simple (free with the course) patterns that you can use to build your skills, one basic garment at a time. I am working my way through this class, learning from my mistakes. Then I will graduate to a more expensive knit wrap dress and fancier t-shirts using more expensive and challenging knit fabrics.

This is a skill building class. The garments are simple. I purchased 1 and 2 yard increments of some ...

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Good Learning A lot !  May 28, 2014

picturelad

I was unsure whether to take this class or not due to reviews that were not favorable and even negative.
I decided to go ahead and take it anyway and am glad that I did. I am learning so much. Megan is very personable and gives very helpful hints. She makes me want to try and know that she will be giving me the steps to make it successful.

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Poor Not up to the usual Craftsy standards  May 28, 2014

CarolC13

As others have stated, the instructor is a very warm, caring person, but the pace of the course is extremely slow, with LOTS of off-topic wandering (if I wanted a parenting class, I'd take one). I like the patterns that came with the course, but the level of the course just didn't live up to the other courses I've taken on Craftsy. Luckily, I've taken amazing Craftsy classes on fitting & finishing, because neither of those topics are a strength of this course.

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Excellent Great Class !  May 28, 2014

MCVR

I love everything about this class : the subject (I love wearing knits), the cool, fun and friendly teaching style of Meg, her excellent sewing tips and the included patterns (my top favorite : the fleece hoodie : worn, worn, and... wearing again :-)). So I definitely recommend this class with the highest enthusiasm ! Go for it !

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Excellent Wonderful, Enlightening Class!  May 26, 2014

bluefly

This is my favorite Craftsy class out of the 19 I have purchased. The instruction is good. Moreover, I love her stories and has inspired me to live a more organic, healthy lifestyle. Besides the hints for sewing with knits, I really appreciate the section on dying fabric and her sources for organic cottons. A big Yay! Thank you Craftsy for offering this class. It has truly inspired me!

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Okay Disappointing  May 21, 2014

brentprim

I'm sure that Meg is a very nice person - but there's a lot of "uhmm, uhmm", so annoying - all through the class; she seems nervous, unprepared, and not very good at describing - bunchy for blouson? If you're an amateur, maybe, but as someone else said, I felt I was ahead of her in many areas. And wish I had bought another class on sewing knits.

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Average Beginner Sewing with Knit Class  May 17, 2014

Taylar Wooten

I agree with some students that it is slow-moving and the personal stories did not increase my sewing skills. A lot of time was spent on different kinds of knit fabrics. While this is important, it really should be it's on class (with perhaps other beginning subjects).

Serging knit seams, finishing seams would have been more helpful to me. Also, more suggestions for cutting slinky knits and where to add fusible tricot on seams and how to keep the fabric from stretching. I'm ...

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Excellent Excellent course for a beginner with knits  May 6, 2014

Nadine DL

I really enjoyed this course. Meg explains very well and the patterns given are so nice ! I made 4 t-shirts, a skirt and the empire waist dress. All are wonderful. Thank you Meg and hope to have another course with you !

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Okay Trying to Plow Through  April 22, 2014

lespoe

I have to admit that I am not thrilled with this class so I went back to check some of the other reviews and find that I am not alone. I think my biggest complaint is that she is giving some faulty information. For instance, while you don’t need a serger to sew knits, I disagree that she suggests that a serger is not needed unless you are doing production sewing and discourages anyone from purchasing one. Not only that, she states that she has a serger but does not use it because it ...

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Excellent Great Class  April 18, 2014

Bryannajohnson

I don't understand all the bad reviews. I took this class when I was first learning to sew, and I thought it was great. I learned all kinds of techniques for sewing with knits and I am therefore not intimidated by them at all. She gives out an incredible amount of information, and there are 5 free patterns to go with the class too. She might have a more talkative disposition, but everybody is different and I thought she seemed very nice and eager to help others learn to sew.

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Excellent   April 17, 2014

MoonlightVine

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Excellent Love love this class  April 8, 2014

l0ve2sew

I really love this class. I have made four surplice dresses and receive complements all the time. My friend can't believe that I made the dresses myself. Great techniques for sewing knits.

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Poor And sew it goes...  March 28, 2014

lstahl5133329443

She seems very nice, but way too chatty and not enough sewing. I was disappointed in the class...

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Good Great introduction class to sewing with knits  March 28, 2014

jill.wasi121092

While aimed at the beginner, rather than the experienced knit sewist, I've found this class really helpful. I had already sewn several knit garments, but have picked up plenty of tips and tricks! Personally, I love Meg's calm, patient teaching style! I've given 4 stars simply because the pdf patterns are printable on US format paper only, rather than European A4, so some adjustments to the paper patterns are necessary. Other than that, I love the patterns and the tutorials and I've really ...

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Poor SEWING SNOOZE-FEST  March 17, 2014

cyberpam2678871

I haven't been this bored since I took philosophy in college.

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Poor Unprofessional, Unprepared, and Uninteresting  March 14, 2014

JtKnitterSan

What can I even say... I have been so disappointed in this class. Meg seems nice, but woefully unprepared for this challenge. It seemed as if she was just unprepared to teach this subject period. She definitely is unprepared to answer questions and get back to sewists in a timely manner.
The garments look very "Becky home-ecky" and there is almost no information about finishing techniques or altering fit. Is that the great thing about knits, you can be lazy? I have taken a lot of ...

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Average Beginner class  February 21, 2014

Ktutcher546141

I like the patterns, there is good information in the course, but it was too basic for me.

I will be using the patterns but probably won't finish watching the videos. The instruction style is slow, but I think if I were new to sewing, or nervous about knits, I may find it reassuring.

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Okay Undecided  February 15, 2014

Jeanne L.

I am halfway through the second lesson and haven't learned anything yet. The instructor has a sweet disposition, but I need precision in instructors. I keep getting the feeling that I know more than she does. I didn't read any reviews before I bought this (on sale-seemed like a good deal), but actually decided to stop the video and check out some of the reviews because I was thinking it was me. I have very little time to sew and find her style a little irritating. I expect intensity like Marcy ...

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Good Good introduction to sewing with knits  January 30, 2014

Isabeljt

I've watched most of the lessons now and think this course is a good introduction to sewing with knits. The first couple of lessons are a bit long and meandering but once I got to the practical lessons on sewing the patterns I picked up lots of tips which I'm going to try. I bought this course when it was on sale and it's good value for money as it includes 5 patterns which have many variations and I'm sure I will use a lot.

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Excellent Good Class  January 29, 2014

candcbell1826307

This class certainly helped me to get over any fear of sewing with knits. I liked that Meg reviewed types and characteristics of various knits. That coupled with the right tools and methods was exactly what I needed. I've gone on to make many tees, skirts, dresses and tanks and I know that this class was instrumental in my success. Thanks, Meg

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Poor Horrendous!!!!  January 26, 2014

Dregoreen

This class is awful!
The instructor cannot teach and just keeps talking nonsense. I found this so frustrating I couldn't watch anymore!
Such a shame as I have some other wonderful classes here on craftsy, but sadly NOT this one.

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Poor Poor choice for Craftsy  January 16, 2014

shimmerskys

This is amateur I'm sorry to say. It makes Craftsy look bad even though I love this site. This instructor doesn't know how to teach, and her projects look very homemade. It's sad when you look in the background, and see her projects on the dress forms looking wobbly, ill fitted, and unfinished. I don't think she has had any professional training at all on how to sew. How she came up with some patterns, we may never know, but I'm sure she just cut up a t-shirt she had and figured it out from ...

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Excellent Great class!  October 1, 2013

LeeLyon

Love, Love, Loved this class. Meg is warm and great at explaining detail and the garments go up to a size xxl, which prevented me from having to grade anything up (thank you Meg!!) . I have made 3 versions of the surplus dress, which have become my go to mommy dress, I was even able to nurse in them. As a beginner I had many ahah moments from the thorough teaching method she used (how to trace, cutting techniques, how to grasp curling edges of knit fabric, etc.) I felt the relaxed pace ...

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Excellent   September 28, 2013

hanakovajarka@seznam.cz

I´ve never worked with knits and for me this class fulfilled completely what it had promised: to get me started. Meg is a very pleasant person to "be" with and she guided me through all the steps leading towards (so far) several T-shirts and yoga pants. She showed me there is nothing to be afraid of when sewing with knits. As a result, I bought a serger a few weeks ago.

However, I must admit I was a bit confused about the type of thread needed into the bobbin at ...

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Good Good for beginners who prefer a slower pace and calm instructor.  September 15, 2013

Bookpig

I agree with the other reviewers who liked the class, especially reganpurple. I also prefer Meg's calm and slightly slower pace. She does not make me feel rushed or nervous to complete the next step. For this reason, I really liked this class.

Although I am no sewing expert, I do not agree with the reviewer who said Meg's garments were thrown together or that they look as if they came from a "cheap and nasty market stall." Comments like these are harsh and do not ...

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Excellent Great class!  September 10, 2013

AnnieSwan

I am new to sewing & this was my first Craftsy class; I really enjoyed it. Meg is great and provided such clear instructions. I have made three t-shirts and a maxi dress, one of these days I will post pictures. I love that all of the patterns are so wearable for every day life.
The techniques taught can be used over and over for any knit pattern. I found myself referencing parts of the course with other knit patterns I have made this past summer and will continue to do so. ...

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Excellent Perfect class for my needs  September 4, 2013

reganpurple

It isn't a fast-paced class, but the garments go together really fast and I now have techniques I can apply to any project. Some of us don't like to be bombarded -- all a matter of learning style, skill level and patience. The class that some of you more skilled and impatient reviewers would love would be too fast-paced for me. Meg is the type of teacher who would stay late after an in-person class to make sure you understood it -- and I would be one of those students who needed extra help! ...

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Excellent Full pf good information!  August 30, 2013

sewingfoo

It is a beginner class as the choice of patterns suggest. The pacing is slow at times; but, the information is good. I primarily took the class for the patterns which makes this class a bargain. I learned things I did n't know about i.e. bias seam tape. I ordered it right away and now use it for all my knits--it is great! I think her budding pattern company will go places!

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Average Class For Beginners  August 24, 2013

Canada Girl

This is definitely a beginner's class. Knits can be sewn without a serger, but if you don't use a serger or finish the seams off in some way, they cry out "Home Made". As with any class I have taken over the years, I have picked up a few tips, but the class goes very slow for anyone that has some sewing experience.

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Okay Fix this class please  August 24, 2013

discoprincess

The content of this class is good but I can't get through the videos b/c the streaming is terrible. I have zero issues streaming elsewhere on the net and have a good computer so its a host issue for sure.
I hate to give a bad review but I've emailled craftsy and got no response. Please fix this class !!

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Poor Very Slow Moving  August 21, 2013

Vicki J D

The teacher, Meg seems like a sweetheart, very caring and passionate about sewing. However, it is very, very, very, slow moving. I purchased this class quite some time ago, and when I initially started to watch it, I fell asleep. Every time since then that I attempted to watch it, the same has happened. I cannot even get through one full lesson.

Unfortunately, I moved on to my other Craftsy classes, not realizing that the money back guarantee was only for the first 30 days. So, ...

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Poor Poor presentation and poor garments  August 19, 2013

kittie3

I did not like this class at all, presentation was so unprofessional. She seems like an amateur who has taught herself to sew, did I say sew> I mean actually to throw garments together, Look at the way the garments hang, so limp and poorly constructed, like something from a cheap and nasty market stall. A waste of money and I have asked for a refund, most definitely not up to the good standard of the other craftsy sewing classes that I am enjoying

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Excellent Perfect! Just what I needed!  August 18, 2013

Lenas Legacy

I recently lost over 40 pounds and have a closet filled with T-shirts that are 4 sizes too big for me. They're in great shape so I wanted to re-size them for me and tear apart one or two to make a few T-shirts for our miniature Dachshund, Lena. The problem is that when I tried to re-size a shirt for me, it came out awful. The seams stretched, the hems puckered. A disaster!! Meg's class was fabulous and I followed her guidelines and am now getting great results. I recently purchased a walking ...

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Good Looking forward to more from Meg  August 18, 2013

SewFun

Thanks Meg, I really enjoyed this class. I agree with the other reviewers that it was a bit slow to get rolling in the beginning but I really enjoyed Meg's relaxed and laid back style. Her attitude conveyed 'No worries" and that makes you less concerned about trying out new things. I have only sewed one pattern with knits so am now very excited I have a larger repertoire of knit garments to sew.

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1. The pockets in the yoga pants (I *love* the ...

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Poor Frustrating  July 23, 2013

Nitaknits

Unfortunately this class is just plain painful to sit through. I've even tried knitting while I watch to see if I can get through it, but I can't. The delivery is very unprofessional, with many painful pauses, um's, repeating of words, and is VERY SLOW. It seems to take 3-4 minutes to explain something that should take 30 seconds to explain, and the little stories that are interjected make it drag on even more. It seems like the content and tone of the delivery would be much more ...

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Okay Casual, laid back, slow moving, chatty class  July 22, 2013

WinkyBlinky

We all have different learning styles. If you like a casual, very slow moving, extremely chatty classes, you will love this one. If you are looking for a fast paced, direct point by point class, you might want to pass.

I could not recommend this class for a beginner either, I found it confusing. Part of this was due to the camera angles that completely obliterated what she was doing. One looks at her left had a lot, but cannot see the needle or seam at all. Part of it was the ...

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Good Very Good Class  July 21, 2013

Jo la Fleur

This class was very good. Meg covered all the basic types of knits in detail and I learned quite a lot from her though I have been sewing for a long time. My former teachers had said to use a zig zag stitch for stretch knits but it always came out bulky and horrible looking so I would do straight stitching. It wasn't until Meg said to make the stitches small that it worked for me!!!! Until Meg none of my other teachers bothered to mention the size of the stitch or the other stretch stitches ...

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Excellent Loved the knit class!  July 17, 2013

csmith3011462669

I have been sewing for 45 years. I could never master sewing with knits. However, i must say i so enjoyed Megs teaching style and her easy ,calm demeanor. I have watched her videos several times and am now ready to start my tee. Thank you Meg for taking away my fears of working with knits .Those of you,who have been so critical of meg should be ashamed of yourself, she is a wonderful teacher.
Cindy

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Poor Didn't enjoy this course  July 10, 2013

Winny

Meg seems like such a warm & caring person, and I thank her for her efforts.

While there may be some valuable content in this course, I've had trouble concentrating while watching it. I've even fallen asleep during one lesson!

Better editing would probably have gone a long way to improving on this course. It is not of the same quality of the many other courses I've taken from Craftsy.

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Okay Slow in many ways  July 9, 2013

SuzyQ1170

Okay, she seems nice.. but talks and works very slow. Is also VERY slow to respond to questions.. 3 weeks seems a bit long when you're working on a project. I seriously considered not taking any other classes because of this. Another class I took the instructor was also slow to respond, a week, maybe 2 weeks. Craftsy says it normally should take no longer than a few days 3 or so...

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Poor For beginners only  July 9, 2013

Judith M.

I didn't like this class at all. It was to basic. I didn't even watch the whole course.

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Poor Frustrating  July 6, 2013

Seamsnice

In this media-savvy world I suppose we are very spoiled when it comes to production values and professional presentation. This class was sorely lacking in all areas except the actual sewing; however, even that was was fleeting and so hard to pin down. Skillful editing, particularly the "um's", speech hesitations and word repetitions, might have saved this video. As it is, it is painful to sit through. Sorry to the presenter, who seem quite genuine in her desire to teach. I am ...

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Average Good Class, but kind of hard to follow details.  June 18, 2013

lilsweetp938971

I am a self-taught newbie to sewing and I think overall this class provides some great tips to get you started with sewing with knits. I started sewing because I couldn't find great looking knit tops in my size, but I was afraid to sew with knits because all of the books and videos that I read said that newbie should stay away from knits. This class has made me more comfortable sewing with knits. I just wish that Meg would have been more clear as to what stitch links she was using and ...

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Average Good tips-slow pace  June 17, 2013

jward1025724592

Clearly, Meg is an accomplished seamstress and has a passion for sewing and designing. The tips for working with knits are excellent. I found the pace to be too slow for my learning style.
I prefer a more specific, to the point presentation.

I think the class as presented would be ideal for a novice.
A condensed version would be better for more experienced sewers.
I would recommend for beginners.



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Excellent I loved this class!  June 15, 2013

Sudio143

I really enjoyed this class. Meg is warm and friendly and I liked her teaching style. I am not a beginner and I still learned things I did not know. I'm not sure why people who think they are experts are signing up for classes and then leaving rude reviews. If you already know everything, go help someone else. Don't criticize people who are sharing their knowledge.
Meg's patterns are very cute and I love the top I made and can't wait to make the other patterns!

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Poor Disappointed... I should have read the reviews before purchasing.  June 8, 2013

stgrcg52722

I take the blame for not reading the reviews for this class, I suppose a beginner would learn some tips for sewing with knits without the use of a serger, but for me, it was a total waste of time. I got through the first few long long lessons but then skipped around to try and find the "meat", to no avail. I found the seams and the hems on the garments too unfinished looking for my taste.

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Good good basic sewing knit class  June 2, 2013

glenna s

Meg is delightful to watch. I enjoyed the class. While it is a BASIC class I did learn a few tips. I have not sewed knits in about 20 years. I made the V neck t shirt which I needed to adjust the pattern for proper fit, turned out very nice. I had settled for off the rack shirts that never really fit. I plan to purchase better quality fabrics and make several others.

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Excellent A great class for self-taught seamstresses!  June 2, 2013

NikkiSWatson

Other than a few high school classes fifteen years ago, I've learned to sew in the past two years from trial and error and internet tutorials and can honestly say that I've learned so much from Meg!
I've only watched and made the hoodie so far (and have done 4 different versions of it!) but I'm about to start the t-shirts and can't wait. The fit of the hoodie was very flattering and comfortable, while still being very feminine. Until this class, I'd always assumed hoodies were just unisex ...

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Poor   May 20, 2013

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Good Techniques and Attitude Are A Great Combination.  May 20, 2013

desleighjane

This has been a very rewarding class. I did this class because of a slippery knit dress I am working on. I realised I needed to be open to Meg's style to benefit from her experience, rather than just learn a few techniques. I watched all the video lessons and read all the questions and comments. I have relaxed and found my sewing zen and developed a deeper understanding of some of the complexities of knit sewing. I am enjoying taking the time to perfect the dress I am working on and experiment ...

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Good Tons of tips!  May 18, 2013

ndeporto

Definitely this is a beginner knit class and the teaching style geared toward that. I agree Meg's style is patient and on the slower side and you should watch the preview to see if its not your cup of tea. That being said Meg presents a wealth of knowledge and tips that have made me not only stop fearing knits but embrace them. The end results are quick and satisfying. She demonstrates tips for getting tricky knit necklines to lay right, a faux cover stitch and tools to make knit sewing ...

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Excellent Great class for people new to sewing with knits  May 10, 2013

divebunny

I think this is a great class if you don't have an overlocker and are new or intimidated by sewing with knit fabric. This is a beginner class if you are more experienced you might be disappointed but I thought it was fantastic. You get 5 patterns which are nice everyday garments (like all patterns they will need tweaking for your particular body shape). I like Megs slower narrative style it reminds me of being in a real beginners class (rather than a virtual one) where the tutor happily chats ...

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Poor Almost unwatchable  May 6, 2013

MariMac

Sorry, but that's what this class is, at least for anyone who is busy, The teacher spends about 10x as much time on the touchy-feely stuff as the specifics. She talks all around each topic, but does not give basic information such as "wooly nylon goes in the BOBBIN, not the top." I've been sewing for quite a while, but had never touched knits and thought this would give me the basics. Look at all the questions from people she managed to thoroughly confuse. And I still can't sew a knit ...

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Poor Painful to watch  April 27, 2013

milpeg

Do not like to bring bad news but this is necessary. Must agree with all the other reviews in giving bad marks to this class. Delivery is slow, rambling is distracting, and off topic comments anoying. Won't even recommend this class as an introduction to Craftsy classes. I enrolled in other classes that are very good but from now on I'll make sure I check who is giving the class and if I have seen the person on TV. I keep fast forwarding the video and still trying to finish watching so I ...

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Poor Knit T-shirt sew along.....  April 24, 2013

Jtoo

The class was basically a sew-a-long with Meg. The class presented only basic knit sewing techniques. The patterns are nice and sized / designed with a more modern fit. Meg presented information on types of knits and stitches to use with knits but did not give example photos or comparative examples. An okay class, but I'd suggest you let folks know that it presents very basic information.

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Poor Best for complete newbies  April 21, 2013

SherryM

Craftsy needs to note up front on the class description that it is for complete newbies. I expected to learn a few various ways to get more professional finished look and personalized fit.

It should also be noted that the class materials do not include a "tip sheet", so if you are a newbie, be sure to take careful notes as you watch the video.

I only watched a few of the videos because they were not teaching anything that was new or "tricky", and ...

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Poor Very basic  April 8, 2013

Thewallinna

First of all, I want to thank Meg for her time and efforts she put into this lesson. But unfortunately, I found the information very basic: I have not learnt much from this class. If you want to learn more advanced and professional techniques - this class is no good.

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Excellent Great Class  April 3, 2013

Peakage

Last night I finally got to sit down in my sewing room and make my first knit project. Though I have sewn for many years, I have not had much experience with knits and have found this class extremely helpful in taking away that fear and providing practical, easy instructions on how to sew knits successfully.

Finished the hoodie in one sitting and though it's too hot already to wear here in Florida, I'll be in New York later this month and it will be perfect. My 27 year old son has ...

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Average Good class that just needs a bit of refining  April 2, 2013

S.Baldwin

First off, as a self-taught home seamstress, this class had some really good information in it. I'm avoided sewing with knits because i just found them too difficult and the end results were never what I hoped. Taking this course tipped me off to some tools and techniques I can use to improve that, so in that regard it was well worth it.
Where it fell short a bit was in the delivery... the instructor is obviously well-versed in her work and has a lot of valuable experience to share, but ...

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Okay This class doesn't teach industry techniques  March 28, 2013

Frabjous

If don't have a serger - this class is for you. But if you come to learn professional techniques - you will be disappointed. I wish this was better explained before you purchase the class.

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Excellent Great class  March 24, 2013

sengler343119

I've sewn with knits years ago but wanted to start sewing for myself again. I took the course as a refresher and have even learned some new things. Meg is a good teacher with an easy, friendly style. She makes sewing with knits very accessible to anyone wanting to learn.The course is really a good value because of all the free patterns that come with the class.

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Poor Boring and Very Elementary  March 16, 2013

lathersde1058991

I still have not finished the video as it does not hold my attention long enough for me to get through it. I agree with others that she spends way too much time on silly stories and stammering around. I hate that this is the first class for me. I have given some of the cake decorating classes to my daughter and she raves about the content in them so I will try another sewing class but I do not recommend this one for learning to sew knits. You can get all the info she has to present in a whole ...

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Okay For Beginners  March 14, 2013

lendube773292

This is a beginning sewing class focusing on knits. It is not for the experienced seamstress. Meg is likable and I'm sure a beginner could learn much from her.

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Poor Home-made looking knits  March 13, 2013

MaryJZ

If you want to sew hand crafted, professional looking knits that fit your body, then this class is NOT for you.
The class is void of information on professional looking finishing techniques. If you follow her advice on sewing with knits you will end up with a garment that looks home-made.
She is slow to answer questions with plenty of excuses for her delay.
I did not like her pattern proportions and she provides no information on pattern modification.

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Excellent Thank You, Meg!  March 12, 2013

Abc86

Hello, i am from Austria and i love these Videos! Easy to understand and really helpful with knits ;-))

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Okay Trying  March 9, 2013

kinokish

I've watched this 3 times but I fell asleep each time. It's really hard to stay alert and focused in this particular class. Personally, I would say it is slow and boring, for my taste. The instructor is CLEAR but she does pause a lot. That can be distracting to some. I will try again. I am not giving up.

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Excellent Perfect for a new sewer/ sewist who would like to learn to sew with knits!  March 8, 2013

paulakoala

I love Meg, love the class, and have overcome my fear of sewing with knits. Now, for those of you who have said rude things about Meg, shame on you! She is obviously nervous and doing her best to share her knowledge (which she has loads of). I think she did a great job and will hopefully become more confident in the future (no thanks to those who have been less than complimentary). Thank you Craftsy and thank you Meg for a wonderful class on knits!

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Good A little patience with the teaching style allowed me to learn a LOT!  February 12, 2013

Home By Friday

Thankyou, Meg, for taking the time to share your knowledge and skills with us. I have been sewing for 30 years and had always avoided knits due to a perception that they were too hard - but this class has blown away all those myths and given me plenty of tips, including ensuring that I begin with the correct tools and notions.

Although Meg's teaching style can be hesitant or meander a little at times, a degree of patience with this allowed me to not only learn how to sew with knits, ...

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Poor Painfully slow!  February 10, 2013

AutumnMaria

I really want to learn how to sew with knits but the instructor is sooooo slow and awkward. There are a lot of stammers and stutters and "ums" and awkward pauses, laughs and analogies. A lot of the lessons can be cut in half if she doesn't ramble on so much. Craftsy, please have your instructors use a script and stick with it and learn how to properly conduct an online course (check out lynda.com for examples). I'm sure these instructors are very knowledgeable and talented but if they ...

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Excellent very caring and easy to understand  February 9, 2013

Nolly1

thank you meg,, thank you for helping me renew the skils i learned years ago, and new tips and ideas and of course now there is new notions to use,
you are so easy to listen to, as i have a hearing problem i have enjoyed all the segments

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Excellent Well Done & Information Galore!!!  January 31, 2013

Lizzy Beth

Overall, this class was really enjoyable.

Meg taught me a few things that I hadn't thought of, so those were good things.

The patterns included with the class are good, but they weren't really my style, so I did do some modifications to them so that they would suit my needs and tastes better. This is a great class to get some staples in your wardrobe.

Prior to taking this class, I was a bit intimidated by knits; however, Meg's very clear explanations and the ...

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Excellent Must do class!!!!  January 16, 2013

HouseofPinheiro

I have learned so much about knits watching this class and I really recommend it. She teaches in a lovely calm pace and go step by step, full of tips and techniques. I wouldn't be able to make such nice job on the neckline without her trick.
I hope to really conquer sewing with Knits and complete all the projects!

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Average I liked it slightly revised   January 10, 2013

ejegmama

So having done 2 more projects I'm editing a bit. I'm pleased with my shirt though I ended up using a size larger then I did in the hoodie. The shorts for me were a fail. I did the size that my waist fits and the pockets pull open too much to wear. The rise is also very low. I think they would be fine without pockets but I would have to go up another size in the shorts while keeping the waist band of the size I made to maybe get them to fit. I've used knits a good bit already but I've ...

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Excellent Highly recommend this class!  January 9, 2013

CraftyNHmom

This class is worth every cent. It comes with a hoodie, a couple of types of t shirts with different necklines and sleeves to mix and match, a skirt, pants or capris, and my favorite, the Surplice dress. Everything you need for everyday comfy clothes. I was experienced with sewing knits, but picked up some tips, like sewing elastic into the seam to make the garment recover better. So overall, this class is great for beginners or beyond, and Meg is so sweet, I hope she does another class ...

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Poor Ignored my question & didn't seem her heart was in it  January 7, 2013

Lavender Sencha

I've signed up for many Craftsy courses. This is the only one I have not enjoyed. I had a question on the surplice dress - it has been a month and she has not answered my question so it put a stop to my dress and I didn't feel like continuing with the lessons. Not very helpful when you want to complete a project and increase your skills. In the video lessons she seemed like her mind was elsewhere. I was very disappointed.

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Excellent Sewing with Knits  January 5, 2013

OrphanSewists

I have to say "Kooshka", not sure how old you are but when critiquing someone, you can leave the disrespectfull remarks to yourself. I truly hope you learn how to write an adult critique within the next few years! That being said, I truly enjoyed the knowledge and expertise presented in the lesson. I did learn better, how to sew with knits and look forward to purchasing any other videos she may endeavor! Thanks, lkenady

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Okay Sewing with Knits  January 5, 2013

kooshka

I give Meg A++++ in knowledge and information but her antidotal comments seemed strange and unnecessary and her monotone voice made it VERY difficult for me to follow along. She was actually VERY boring. It was the like being in 8th grade history class again….”wha Wha wha wa wa” – zzz……….still haven't finished these class lesson because I can't stay awake.

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Excellent Fun and Fabulous Class!!!  January 4, 2013

kdreamer

What a wonderful class for learning about sewing with knits! Yesterday I proudly finished the hoodie and will post pictures after I dye it. Meg is a fantastic teacher -- informative at just he right time. I loved having my ipad next to my sewing machine -- it felt like I had a sewing buddy right next to me! Well done Meg! Thanks so much!

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Excellent Joy!  January 3, 2013

DNiecy

Love this format. and the instructor. The class was easy to follow, and now I can sew my own t-shirts and hoodies! Plan to make gifts for friends too! Will send pics soon. Thanks Meg for sharing, and thanks Craftsy!

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Excellent This course gave me a huge boost of confidence  January 2, 2013

Jill Mandy

I just started fashion sewing in the last year and have been very nervous about it. Meg made it fun and easy. I love this course and the patterns....everything worked!

I was getting frustrated because none of my projects were working but with this class, it gave me the confidence I needed to take on any challenge and I am completely addicted to sewing now.

Thanks Meg!

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Good Easy, Informative, Pattern Variety, Tips & Tricks   December 21, 2012

specialk1st

This class was great. Meg was a joy to watch -- very sweet personality. She gives you everything you need to know to sew knits with only a sewing machine: tools, stitches, notions, hemming knits (without rippling), and patterns. She demonstrates the following garments: t-shirt (scoop & v-neck versions), dress, yoga shorts (lengthen for pants, and fleece hoodie. There is a bonus skirt pattern that she includes -- not demonstrated, but skirts are super easy to do. There is also a bonus ...

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Good Easy and fun with a nice and charming teacher  December 3, 2012

Eva testar

I think this was a fun and easy class to take. A lot of patterns are included in this class. I have made The Hoodie and the t-shirt so far and I think Meg have designed that for me (!) because it fits my body really well. An extra plus for the written instructions in the class material. Meg have done a short checklist for each step in the sewing process. Its good to have when you work at the sewing machine and the computer are somewhere else... I learned some very easy and very smart ways to ...

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Okay A Few Good Tips  November 30, 2012

nujoi1908

After comparing this to some of the other Craftsy sewing courses, I have to say that this one is my least favorite. The instructor is not terribly engaging, There were a few good tips, but not a lot of useful information. I wish there was more information on fit in this course. The projects seem fun; but I don't think this course gave me the skills I need to alter the patterns properly. Supplies was probably the best lesson.

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Excellent Great class  November 25, 2012

dschim

This class is one of the best I have ever taken. The video format is very user-friendly. Meg is very knowledgeable and offers so many techniques and ideas. The patterns are wonderful, and the material lists are thoroughly prepared and oompete. She offers resources for supplies and fabrics, as well as thorough instruction on how to get started with sewing knits before you attempt youf first project. I highly recommend this class!.

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Excellent Sewing knits  November 24, 2012

MargieP

Watching Meg teach this course was like having a tutor in my sewing room. She explained each step and the camera work made it easy to see what to do. Thanks for the class.

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Excellent I postphoned my plans to buy a serger  November 18, 2012

Hortensie

after I watched this class and sewed up some of the patterns.
I've sewn knits on my home machine before with less-than-great results, but with the help of clear elastic Megs patterns worked just great. Still holding their shape after several washes!

This is my only Craftsy class so far where I'm able to proceed with the project while watching/listening to the lesson. If Meg will teach another class, I'll définitely have a look at it!

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Poor Too slow and boring  November 16, 2012

peggydavid

I took this class to get some tips on sewing with knits. I'm still looking for the tips because I'm finding this class too slow to sit through. She probably could have given the same information in half or less the time than she does here. I cannot recommend this class because I'm not enjoying it, although I have not asked for my money back -yet. On a positive note the teachers seems like a very nice person and I applaud her for trying on this class.
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Excellent Extremely Thrilled   November 15, 2012

PeggyE.

Finally! A sewing pattern that is easy and really fits when your are finished sewing. So many times in commercial patterns there is always something that doesn't lay right when done sewing but Megs patterns are awesome. Even though the finished project is "just" a t-shirt, it fits so amazing that you feel pretty wearing it. The class is fun and Meg is a patient teacher. I have been sewing for a long time, but knits were always scary, NOT anymore. Highly recommend this class, it ...

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Good I felt ready to tackle much more  November 15, 2012

Deby Coles

I enjoyed the course, and did learn a lot. I've taken more than 6 weeks to complete and have tried other knit projects in between the garments featured to practice my new skills.

Before the end of the course, I felt I was ready to tackle some more difficult projects and the dress at the end was rather too easy and was basically the same as the other projects. I suppose this means the course had been very successful for me and I had learned a lot, but now I am ready to take it ...

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Average Stick With It  November 13, 2012

db1690

As others have noted, I didn't really enjoy the instructor's teaching style. I almost did not complete the course because of it. I really had to force myself to sit through these lessons because I REALLY wanted to learn more about sewing with knits. And I'm glad I did. I think I've learned more in this course and have been more successful with the projects in this course than in any of my other sewing classes on Crafsy. Now I LOVE sewing with knits! For the plus-sized sewers, Meg's patterns ...

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Excellent Great class to learn to get good results with sewing knits  November 9, 2012

LittlePink kiwi

I'm an experienced sewer and have a lot of experience sewing knits but there were some things I couldn't get to look right, particularly hems. Meg has a wealth of knowledge and she shares some great techniques which make knit garments look very professional and I've had very pleasing results using her techniques. Her patterns, which come with the course, are excellent too. Meg's teaching style is slow paced but she's delightfully charming so be patient and you'll learn some valuable skills ...

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Excellent Highly recommended!  November 6, 2012

Jules27

Love this course! Have got as far as the first pattern and have made loads of notes, the pace is fine just a lot of detail which is great and I know I am getting ALL the information I need and therefore great value for money! I am an experienced sewist, with my own business and am finding this course invaluable!

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Good Excellent   October 31, 2012

Sillybutt

I am 66 yrs old and have been sewing since I was 7 and was never really comfortable with knits. This is the first time I have even seen a sewing class that someone shared all their knowledge about knits....I have got as far as the Hoody pattern and looking forward to the rest. Think you for a wonderful class...and yes there were some areas that could have gone quicker but I enjoyed even the slower bits, It was like meeting a new friend..
Hugs, Janet

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Okay Love the Patterns but...  October 30, 2012

Little Bettie

I love the patterns but the videos and the teaching was way to slow for me. I could hardly keep my eyes open to watch the videos they were so slow and boring. Also to much history and background on the fabric, I was finding myself wanting to hurry her along. Although that information is great, I think it could have been condensed.

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Average A Few Good Tips.. but..  October 19, 2012

das0421

Way too much on background and history. I learned some good tips and I'm glad I took it, but the slow pace of the course left me pulling my hair out. A couple of thoughts: 1. The pattern neck is just way to wide to be a basic tee 2. Using dark colored fabrics made it difficult to see what she was doing. Clearly, Meg is talented. No doubt about that. Not sure teaching is her strength though. But again, I think a pared down version of just sewing with knits techniques, e.g., stitch ...

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Poor Watch the Sample Lessons  October 19, 2012

KLovell

I'm sure Meg McElwee is a lovely lady and loads of fun in person, but I found her teaching style to be painfully slow and boring. Watch the previews to get a sense for whether or not you'll actually be able to sit through the lessons.

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Excellent Good even for the experienced sewer  October 17, 2012

Tete53

I am an experienced seamstress, but not with knits. This class is great for knit techniques and the projects are quick and satisfying. I have had my machine for years and years and never used the stretch stitch or a stretch needle or a double needle! Yay! Meg is pleasant to watch and to listen to. Highly recommend her class.

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Excellent Informative and so much fun to watch  October 13, 2012

Eureekaswindow

I've worked with so many knits through the years, and considered myself pretty well versed, but I took this course to learn even more. Meg offered so many tips and tricks that I never thought of, and demonstrated new skills I was a little nervous to try. I would recommend this course to sewists of all skill levels. Watching these videos was really enjoyable too...she's got a great teaching personality that keeps your attention.

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Excellent A new world of sewing has opened up for me ...  October 10, 2012

NitaS

This class is outstanding & worth the cost. My fears of sewing with knits these last 47 yrs have vanished thanks to Meg. This class has opened up a new world of sewing for me. Meg explains everything in detail, starting at step one with the different types of knit fabrics available, how to find the grain in the knit fabric for pattern placement, what sewing notions to use with knits. From this point on explains the proper presser foot & what sewing machine stitch to use. Meg covers it ...

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Excellent Enthusiastic, charming and informative  October 6, 2012

junewl

Meg is a lovely young woman who loves what she does and it shows! She explains things well and demonstrates her skills, adding lots of handy hints. I look forward to making lots of knit garments using her patterns and suggestions.

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Poor Boring!!!  October 6, 2012

Ireneblom

I'm very sorry but I have never seen anything more boring than this online class. I think it's a waste of money, unless you are a complete dummy.
I have to give a rating, so it's just one.

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Average Pattern printing  October 4, 2012

jan Marie

IYour classes have a lot of good information . My big complaint is printing the patterns. They are pdf and i find I have to print every page. That is about 98 pages and 20 of those pages have the big blue and orange logo of craftsy which I really don't need at all , but I think once would be enough. You can't copy pdf patterns into word. If I could I could delete all the extra stuff I don't need. I don't even know if you are the right person to complain about this . Do you know of any ...

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Excellent Great Class  September 26, 2012

MiriamK

I have a serger but there were times that I felt it would be easier to sew some knit seams on my sewing machine, yet I didn't know exactly how. Now I know! It was great to see Meg make outfit after outfit with just her sewing machine. I loved that there were so many patterns included with the class, and all of them appeal to me.
Meg is a very good instructor, I enjoyed her class very much.

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Excellent great class  September 26, 2012

Tiguirie

I love this class. Detailed instructions, great patterns.
Looking foward part 2.
I am getting the Aurelia Cardigan from her website.
Thanks.

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Excellent Sewing with knits  September 24, 2012

Susiesharmony

What a fantastic class!! Well presented by someone who obviously enjoys what she does. Thank you Meg. I am so looking forward to making some, if not all, your projects, but not for a little while. Please do another class in the future! Even my husband came and sat down next to me and watched a few of the segments and he thinks you are bonkers....in a nice way :-) Absolutely brilliant, not enough stars up there to rate your class!

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Excellent Csantiago  September 23, 2012

CSantiago

Meg was great! she explained everything in a step by step manor, taking my fear of sewing with knits and disolving them it to nothing.. . Really a likable and interesting instructor. thank you for offering such wonderful learning opportunities that in the past were impossible to fit into a busy working schedule. this is my second class within the craftsy community and once again you did not disapoint!! I wiil be back....

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Okay Sewing knits  September 23, 2012

Annsmartt

It was okay. Very basic & elementary.

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Excellent Good Info!  September 23, 2012

Sewmanygirls

This is a great class for anyone who is going to or has already sewn with knit fabric. Meg is very thorough and clear in her instructions and offers a number of good pointers and helps. I have previously sewn with knits and been successful, but I knew that there were areas where I could improve. Meg's suggestions of helpful notions and techniques will really improving my sewing. I also want to add that while I use my serger for sewing knits, I'm now not afraid of just sewing my knits on my ...

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Excellent Elizabeth  September 22, 2012

Ward387

Very good class. I have been sewing since I was 14, but always stayed away from knits for various reasons. Now I have a granddaughter (age 4) who loves knit fabrics. It was time to learn, and this was a really good way. Thank you.

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Excellent VERY PLEASED with the instructions...  September 18, 2012

Sunshine62

I have enjoyed this class so much! I learned a lot and look forward to sewing many garments using these tips and PATTERNS! Thank you!

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Excellent Knits made easy!  September 18, 2012

DawnRed

This was a great class loaded with information and great tips. I've been sewing for a long time but I learned a lot from this class. Its great for a beginner since the instruction is detailed and the video well shot. Its also inspirational for the advanced sewer to push themselves in new directions. I am putting aside my wovens for a while to have fun sewing every project in this class!

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Good HK Jane  September 14, 2012

hkjane22

I thoroughly enjoyed this class particularly as I've never used knits to sew with so there were new tips for me to pick up along the way and many pattern/design variations available for what Meg actually sewed. The video link on this kept crashing however Craftsy were in immediate contact once I had allerted them and suggested ways of getting around the problem. Now I've seen all the video and have bought my fabrics I will put all the tips to good use and hope to start work tomorrow!

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Excellent I love knits  September 9, 2012

Emmely

I already had some experience with sewing with knits before I did this class but I still learned a lot of new tricks. So far I have only made the V-neck t-shirt, and although getting the V-neck correct was a bit more challenging than I had anticipated I am pleased with how it turned out and I am sure that I will wear it regularly. Meg explains everything very clearly and I can really recommend this class to people that want to learn how to sew with knits.

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Excellent Conquer Your Fear of Knits with Meg!  September 6, 2012

scherimm136691

This class has opened up the world of knits to me. I am a advanced beginner who just got back into sewing a couple of years ago. My only experience ever has been on woven fabrics.

After watching this entire class and taking notes after note....I decided to check into my patterns and fabric stash and tackle a knit wrap dress on a fabric I purchased but really had never planned on the skills to be able to sew for years.

With this class I have conquered knits! Yes I am ...

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Excellent Great Class  September 3, 2012

Worthmorenow

I loved this class. I started sewing at a young age, but took a long break (probably 25 years!), so it has been a challenge trying to get my skills going again. Knits were not as popular back than and I never really learned how to work with them. I have learned so much in this class and the hoodie turned out great. Not just a finished project, but something I will actually wear. Also great to be introduced to the different products now available for sewers. Thanks so much for giving me the ...

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Excellent Meg n her knits   September 2, 2012

sassy2

I Love the School House Tunic pattern. I want to buy three more patterns and a kit at Sewliberated. I loved the class and I love knits for me it's comfort and for my College age kids it's cool. Tunics and skinny jeans turned up and a pair of flip flops or tucked into boots, add a scarf and some hoop earrings its, hip mommy wear. Thanks for sharing your tips and patterns so we can make our knits look like yours. It was fun to watch and learn...................

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Excellent Loved it!  August 31, 2012

Kate McI

I have been afraid to sew with knits for years. Meg made it seem so easy, and it was! I made a beautiful long-sleeved v-neck t-shirt one evening, and yoga pants the next evening. Both of them fit great, and look more elegant than anything I could buy ready-made. I can't wait for Jo-Anns to open in the morning so I can buy more stretchy fabric. Thanks Meg!

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Excellent Great class!  August 27, 2012

gracet1850

I have been sewing since I was a young girl, but took a long break after I went back to work. This class was very helpful in using newer methods from the old days. Also, it was nice to learn about new items on the market, which I had never heard of. I do have a new sewing machine with all of the stitches mentioned, so that's a start, and I look forward to trying the patterns for my granddaughter.
I really enjoyed the class.
Thank you Meg, and thank you Craftsy for your great ...

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Excellent Highly Recommended  August 27, 2012

jrnevels

You get a lot of information from just the first two videos before she even gets into construction. Things I would not have gotten to if I had to read a book. I even learned about some features that I want in my next sewing machine. The only thing I don't like are the downloadable patterns - just my own personal preference. Meg E is personable, nice tone and inflection and this is an all around great class to take. You need not ever purchase another knit again!

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Excellent Love This Course!  August 27, 2012

susangwerner@yahoo.com.au

I have loved every moment of this class. I learnt so much and Now have some really wearable and comfy pieces. Now I'm going to take a leap and make some more clothes using knit fabric.
I really can't recommend these crafty classes highly enough. They are really reasonably priced and choc full of great information.
I feel a lot more confident sewing.
Enjoy every moment of the sewing experience with Meg !
Susan

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Good Great Class.  August 26, 2012

Liza115

I truly enjoyed the class. I learned so much about sewing with clear elastic and dyeing fabric! The versatility of your patterns is going to be such a time saver. Can't wait to get started. Thanks Meg!