Online Class

Sewing Fashion Knits

Beyond the Basics
$34.99$49.99

Stretch your skills with designer Linda Lee as you learn how to sew knits from slinky to open weave, including preparation, sewing and serging for a perfect finish.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Linda Lee
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join designer Linda Lee, and discover techniques for sewing with knits to create garments with delicious drape and undeniable elegance! Learn the techniques you need to create your own knit wardrobe with your home sewing machine, including how to prepare your fabric, finish seams and edges, stabilize shoulders and necklines, troubleshoot puckering, curling, slipped stitches and more. If you have a serger, Linda offers invaluable advice for using it to create attractive finishes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Linda Lee
16:50
Meet Linda and explore different types of knits and fabrics. You'll also learn about the differences between sewing machines and sergers.
2. Preparing Fabric
12:52
3. Cutting & Marking
10:47
4. Seam Finishes
17:49
5. Stabilizing Knits
13:16
6. Hem Finishes
28:02
7. Edge Finishes
29:32
8. Bonus: Sewing a Simple Garment
14:36

Taught by

Linda Lee
Linda Lee
Linda Lee has loved fabric for as long as she can remember, so it's no surprise that she’s spent her career working in fashion and interior design. She is the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, where adventurous sewers can find patterns for distinctive garments created with innovative techniques. She has written numerous sewing books and contributed articles for magazines including Threads, Sew News and Stitch. She has also been the sewing expert for segments on the HGTV programs <i>Today at Home</i> and <i>Our Home</i>.
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