Sew Leggings from Knit Fabric✄✄

What to Bring

  • matching polyester sewing machine thread
  • elastic 2.5 cm wide - long enough to go around your waist
  • 1.5 metres of knit fabric with two way stretch and at least 50% stretch both vertically and horizontally

What to Wear

  • casual

Appropriate For

  • ✄✄ Students who have completed Sewing Basics Weeks 1-3 and are confident enough to try new techniques

Sew Leggings from Knit Fabric✄✄

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Three hours in duration.

What You Will Learn

  • Understanding knit fabric types
  • Measurements, choosing the right size when working with knit, pattern markings and pattern placement
  • To use overlocker and sewing machine stretch stitches, needles and equipment selection

What You Get

  • A pair of leggings made by you!
  • A copy of the pattern
  • Detailed Instructions

Description

Pattern Design: Build your comfy go-to-wardrobe pieces with a staple you'll wear all year round - leggings!  

With just two pattern pieces. You could vary the length for more pattern possibiities, you'll be whipping up an army of these wardrobe workhorses. Leggings are versatile, layerable, and above all, comfortable. A girl's secret weapon in Melbourne's famous four seasons in one day weather! We've got all the tools you'll need: ball point needles, twin needles, overlockers. AND most importantly, you get an experienced teacher on hand to take you through the skills, techniques and how to use these tools for an amazing professional finish.

Styling Ideas & Notes On Supplies: Look at jersey knits, merino wool knits, baby rib knit... It is essential you choose a two-way stretch. Also your leggings will retain their shape if there is 5-10% of lycra/nylon/elstain/etc in the fabric. 

For best results - pre-wash your fabric to reduce shrinkage.

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May 2017
Sew Leggings from Knit Fabric✄✄ - 14 May 2017 10:00 AM

Excellent class! Laura was lovely and I made a great pair of leggings that fit perfectly!

S
May 2017
Sew Leggings from Knit Fabric✄✄ - 14 May 2017 10:00 AM

It was a fantastic class, super fun and I learned even more than I was expecting. Laura is a great teacher.

M
Feb 2017
Sew Leggings from Knit Fabric✄✄ - 31 Jan 2017 6:00 PM

Completed a pair of leggings and ready to tackle a second pair! Great class, super informative teacher.