Sew the Undercover Sweater ✄✄

What to Bring

  • Matching polyester sewing machine thread (Gutermaan is excellent)
  • 1.7m of medium weight knit - cotton knit sweatshirting, cotton/lycra, viscose/lycra, wool jersey, or merino wool knit.
  • .3 metres of contrasting knit fabric for waistband and cuffs similar to your main fabric

Appropriate For

  • ✄✄ Students who have completed Sewing Basics Weeks 1-3 and are confident enough to learn several more techniques

Sew the Undercover Sweater ✄✄

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 6 hours of tuition.
  • Next scheduled in one day on Sunday 27th August from 10am
  • "Weekend Wear" tickets include this workshop, the Square Neck Top on 24th July and the Undercover Sweater on 27th August - a total savings of $42.

What You Will Learn

  • Taking measurements and choosing the right size, pattern placement and transferring markings, cutting technique.
  • To use overlocker and sewing machine stretch stitches, needles and equipment selection for knit fabrics.
  • Sew cuffs, waist band, elastic casing and drawstring.

What You Get

  • Instructions to make the sweater
  • A copy of the pattern
  • A sweater made by you


Full Details of this pattern coming ASAP.

Versatile slouchy fit sweater by Papercut Patterns with neck binding. It is raglan style with long wide sleeve and hem cuffs. A great basic for any wardrobe, good for layering or on its own.

Photographed Sample: From PaperCut Patterns

Notes on supplies: Medium weight jersey fabrics are perfect.  It is essential you choose a two-way stretch (your fabric needs to stretch vertically and horizontally). Also your sweater will retain its shape if there is 5-10% of lycra/nylon/elstain/etc in the fabric. Ensure For directional prints, large prints and fabrics with nap you purchase extra fabric. For best results - pre-wash your fabric to reduce shrinkage.

Skills Checklist (what you'll cover):

  1. Taking bust measurements
  2. Choosing your size
  3. Pattern placement
  4. Tracing and transferring markings
  5. Cutting technique
  6. Knit machine stitches and tools
  7. Finishing seams

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