About Sewing Knitwear Boot Camp
Everybody loves to wear knits because of the comfort they bring. Did you know that sewing knits really isn't as hard as everyone seems to think.
Our Sewing Knitwear Boot Camp is our 6 Week (15 hours of class) master class for all things sewing knits. Students will focus on learning basic sewing skills using stretch knits.
This is a sewing course is designed for the sewing student who's had some basic experience.
Each class is project oriented and will work on three wearable projects throughout the six week class.
Projects in this class include:
Please note: The number of projects you complete in the class will depend on how much experience you come to class with, how much work you do at home & the pace that you work.
Here are some of the things you'll learn in this class:
- How to sew with knit fabrics.
- Which needle? Which Stitch? Seam Allowances for knits?
- Review of threading & operating the sewing machine.
- Basic clothing construction.
- How to read a sewing pattern
- Identifying different types of knits,
- Which fabrics work best for which projects & which knit is which?
Please note, supplies for this class are not included.
If you'd like to purchase supplies from us click here.
If taking the class at home and you do not live locally, you must purchase supplies 1 week prior to the start date. Supplies will be mailed to you.
- 1.25 Yards of 54” to 60” wide cotton jersey
- Ball point needle
- Polyester Thread
- 2 Yards of 54" - 60" Sweatshirt Fleece
- Polyester thread
- 1 Yard 3/4" or 1” wide elastic
- 2 Yards drawstring or cording
- 3 Yards of 54" - 60" Cotton Jersey
- Matching Polyester Thread
In Studio Instruction vs. At Home Live Video Instruction
This class is being offered as a live class in our studio, as well as a video class with live instruction online.
Students Taking This Class in Our Sewing Studio will follow along with the instruction being taught by the instructor in the studio. In order to follow our pandemic studio protocol, as well as minimize movement in the studio studio students will have the opportunity to access the video feed to have closer views of the instructor teaching in the studio. Students will of course be able to ask questions and interact with the instructor.
Each student in the studio will have a reserved cutting table & sewing station with all the tools within reach. Studio students will have access to the video recordings to watch in between classes.
Students taking the class At Home via Live Video Instruction will follow along with the instruction being taught by the instructor on the video. The class will be taught with two camera views, on on the instructor talking and anything done away from the sewing machine. The other camera will be on the sewing machine and action taking place there.
Please note: We did not design the pattern for this class. Students taking this class At Home will purchase pattern directly from the pattern designer. That is why the At Home/Video version of this class is slightly less.
Once you sign up for an will receive an email from us regarding your login instructions. You'll also receive access to a password protected personalized web page for the class. This page will include patterns, links to recorded videos of you class so you can re-watch if you choose. It will also include helpful On Demand Videos for an optimal sewing experience at home. Students will of course be able to ask questions and interact with the instructor through the video software while the live instruction is taking place. .