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Knit Fit with Tamra


You will learn to choose the right size pattern and how to prepare it for
fitting. Then we will tissue fit the pattern and make whatever adjustments are needed for your
shape. You will learn the differences between fitting knit fabrics as opposed to woven fabrics
and how to compensate. We will then cut out the adjusted pattern and fit the shirt in the fabric
you bring. You will learn how to compensate for different types of knits to make each one
flattering and comfortable. You will then learn the techniques for sewing a quality t-shirt.
Lastly, we will discuss how to vary the hem, neckline, and sleeves for different looks. Sergers
are great for sewing knits, but not necessary. Instructor is a Certified Palmer/Pletsch Fit
Instructor.

This is a 2 part class. You must attend the first session to be eligible to attend the second session.
Cost: $ 45.00
Date(s):
Skill Level:beginner
Skill Details:confident beginners to advanced
Requirements:Kit: $15 (Kit includes McCall's pattern #6964, a package of Perfect Pattern Paper and a roll of 1/2” Scotch Magic tape. Items in kit are required, but if you have them, it is okay to bring your own) Supply list: Measuring tape, 6” seam gauge, 2” x 18” gridded ruler if you have one, paper scissors, fabric scissors or rotary cutter, and extra fine glass head pins. For the second session, sewing machine with adjustable-width zig-zag and size 75/11 stretch or ball point needle. 1 1/2 yard knit fabric—a medium weight will work best—not heavy nor very light. Please prewash fabric. Thread to match. A well-fitting bra is a must. You may wear a camisole if you are uncomfortable being fitted in your underwear, We will use the back room for privacy as we fit.
Instructor Name:Tamra Schenk
Instructor Bio:Tamra Schenk