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Knit Fit

Learn the differences between fitting for knit fabrics as opposed to woven
fabrics. We'll tissue fit the provided pattern and make whatever adjustments you need, 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. We will
discuss the techniques for sewing a quality t-shirt and 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.
Cost: $ 50.00
Skill Level:beginner
Requirements:Kit: $10 Kit includes McCall's or Butterick pattern, a sheet 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. 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