sewing with knits for the first time

Hey, I sewed something in knit fabric, which I have never ever ever done before. Yep, sewing with knits is my new technique for January.

Well, actually I made 2 things. A pair of Cake expresso leggings and a Renfrew top.

They came together really well and I can’t wait to make more. Can’t believe I have left it this long before sewing knit fabrics.

More details on my blog if you are interested. 🙂

5 thoughts on “sewing with knits for the first time

  1. I love sewing with knits, there quick and easy and fit so well. Nice job on your new skill. I agree with you that the regular sewing machine can just about do it all, but it is nice to have bound seams.

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    • I did use an overlocker. But you also have to use the sewing machine to secure the hem of the neckline and in trialling the different stretch stitches on my sewing machine I realised I could have totally made the top up just using that. The overlocker just makes it faster. Seriously, just have a go…

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