09/21 & 09/28 Sewing 201 – Classic T-Shirt
09/21 & 09/28 Sewing 201 – Classic T-Shirt
09/21 & 09/28 Sewing 201 – Classic T-Shirt

09/21 & 09/28 Sewing 201 – Classic T-Shirt

Regular price $60.00 Sale

September 21 & 28, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (Fridays)

This is a workshop-style class, appropriate for students who have completed our Sewing 102 - Pants Class, Sewing 103 - Skirt Class, or have similar sewing experience and have completed at least one garment using a paper pattern.

 

Advance your sewing skills and start making your own comfortable knit-wear garments. Learn how to sew knit and stretch fabrics on a home-sewing machine by making a classic t-shirt!  No serger required! Choose a classic t-shirt pattern with simple variations: cap, short, or long sleeves; round, scoop, or v-neck.  

Students will learn a variety of techniques required for working with knit fabrics, including how to measure stretch, utilize tools and notions specific to knits, adapt stitches, and how to use a twin needle. 

(Please note: Depending on personal time-management, some students may have homework between sessions and/or need to finish their t-shirt at home.)

Tools and materials needed (Available at Stitches):
Fabric scissors
Pins
Seam Ripper
2" X 18" Ruler
Tape Measure
Chalk or Fabric Pen
1 pkg Ballpoint or “Jersey” machine needles, size 80/12
1 Ballpoint Twin-Needle for “Jersey” or “Stretch” fabrics
2 spools all-purpose thread (same color)

Pattern of choice:
Women’s/Misses styles - Sizes 0-18
Grainline Studio “Lark Tee”
Kwik Sew K3766
Kwik Sew K4027
Women’s/Misses styles - Sizes 12-28
Seamwork Magazine “Jane” (online downloadable PDF, requires pattern prep prior to class)
Cashmerette “Concord T-Shirt” (online downloadable PDF, requires pattern prep prior to class)
Men’s and Unisex styles - sizes S-XXL
Kwik Sew K3878
Kwik Sew K4088

Fabric: Light to medium weight jersey knit with minimum 20% stretch. Recommended 2-way stretch in cotton, rayon, or poly-blend.  4-way stretch and/or Lycra content is okay. Purchase amount needed according to pattern and size PLUS an additional ¼ yard for practice sewing.  Please pre-wash before class.

Recommended additional tools (optional):
Paper scissors
Rotary cutter and cutting mat
Ballpoint pins
Carbon copy tracing paper and tracing wheel (especially for light-weight knits)
Wash-Away adhesive tape such as “Wonder Tape” (especially for V-neck shirts)
Tweezers
Notebook or other note-taking method

15 years old and up, younger students may be allowed with instructor approval. Please contact us with questions.

We require pre-registration for all of our classes. Fourteen days notice is required to reschedule or cancel any class for a refund. By purchasing this class you are agreeing to these terms.