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Sewing Workshop: Sweater Knits **NEW**

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Sewing Workshop:   Sweater Knits  **NEW**

Sweater knits are super popular and a great layering piece.  They can be made from a variety of fabrics and weights in both plain and textured weaves.   Learn the latest fitting and sewing techniques for sweater knits. 

In this 2 day workshop:

  • Utilizing a pattern of your choosing (cardigan, tunic, top, jacket), you will fit and sew your garment.
  • In the workshop we will discuss:
    • Pattern choices & creative options
    • Fabric selection – fibres, weights, weaves
    • Fitting techniques
    • Sewing techniques specific to sweater knits
      • Layout & cutting
      • Marking & pinning
      • Pressing
      • Dealing with bulk or open weaves
Cost:   $210 + GST + $30 Kit fee (Fitting essentials)

Skill Level:  Basic sewing experience required.  Helpful to have taken the Fit & Sew Knits Workshop but not mandatory.

Please note this is a 14 hour workshop held over 2 days.  Only one workshop is being offered at this time.

Dates:   Feb 5 & 12,  2022    9:00a.m.-4:30p.m.  ***COMPLETE***

Location:   Calgary, AB

Contact us to be waitlisted

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Cheryl Sutherland
Cheryl Sutherland

February 24, 2022

Prior to this class, I had not tried sewing with a sweater knit. After taking this class with Janice, I feel quite comfortable trying patterns using a sweater knit. In the class, I used a pattern from the 1990’s and made adjustments with the help of Janice to update the look. I am so ever pleased with the result! I have had complements on my new updated top! I am now planning on making more tops with my new confidence in using Sweater Knits.

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