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Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials (DVD + Streaming)

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Description

Don’t let stretchy fabrics intimidate you as you start learning how to sew knits. Meg McElwee sets you free with easy patterns for the most comfortable, relaxed clothing you’ll ever make. Follow along as she shows you how to create T-shirts, shorts, a dress and a fleece hoodie. She’ll give you tips for reinforcing seams without a serger and how to customize each garment. As a bonus, you’ll learn how to dye your finished pieces.

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Introduction (18:17)
Meet Meg and learn the benefits of sewing with knits.

Fabric Primer (51:56)
Explore the many varieties of knit fabric, including jersey, silk and spandex.

Supplies (47:55)
Find out what tools and settings you’ll need to sew knits.

Starting the Fleece Hoodie (29:46)
Determine what size of hoodie you’d like to make, then prep your fabric for sewing.

Sewing the Fleece Hoodie (45:08)
Sew together the hood, bodice and sleeves of your hoodie. Meg also walks you through hemming.

Scoop-Neck T-Shirt (35:53)
Sew a scoop-neck T-shirt from knit fabric and learn the twin-needle hemming technique with Meg’s help.

V-Neck T-Shirt (34:11)
Sew a V-neck T-shirt from knit fabric.

Yoga Shorts (38:19)
Make yoga shorts or pants from Meg’s pattern.

Surplice Dress (39:17)
Sew a comfortable, flowing dress.

Bonus: Cloth Dyeing (17:52)
As a fun bonus, you’ll learn to dye your knits to match your favorite colors.

Your Instructor

Meg McElwee
Meg McElwee is the owner and designer of Sew Liberated, an indie pattern shop, as well as the author of the books Sew Liberated and Growing Up Sew Liberated.

Bonus Materials


Sewing With Knits Hoodie Pattern


Sewing With Knits T-Shirt Patterns


Sewing With Knits Yoga Shorts and Pants Patterns


Sewing With Knits Skirt Pattern


Surplice Dress Pattern


Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

How do I access the companion materials for my DVD class?
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How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
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Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD purchased on Craftsy.com includes both the physical DVD in the mail and unlimited on-demand streaming access at Craftsy.com. These benefits are yours with or without a Craftsy membership.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do ship most physical products, including DVDs, to several International destinations. In addition to the USA and Canada, we ship to Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and most Western European countries. If you live outside these countries, you can still purchase digital items including memberships, individual streaming classes, and pattern downloads.

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What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.

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