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Thursday 08/03/2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
*Serging *Sewing-machine Garment construction Skill-building basics
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Learn to Sew Knit Garments using your Sewing Machine with Jennifer Stern-Hasemann
If you're new to sewing clothes for yourself, this class is for you. Work with a variety of fabrics and notions following Jennifer's step-by-step guidance to help you get professional results sewing knit garments.
Knit fabrics are easy to work with because the raw edges do not fray. Built-in stretch makes them easy to fit. We'll start by discussing the best needles and notions to use, then talk about a variety of knits and how to use them.
You will leave class with a reference binder full of knit samples that include a variety of seam treatments and finishing techniques. Your reference guide will take the mystery out of working with knits at home.
Note: Machines provided for use in the classroom.
_Sewing Basics: Needles, Thread, Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Tape measure, Seam ripper, Pins
Materials fee: $20 includes binder with step-by-step instructions in page protectors and a variety of knit fabrics, stretch needle, stay tape, elastic, and other notions.