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Gift Certificate - How to Cut and Sew a Sweater


Purchase this gift certificate for my online course for a friend or yourself!

Learn to fearlessly cut and sew these challenging fabrics, while making a pullover sweater that fits beautifully. This course is for the sewing enthusiast with intermediate skills or for the motivated beginner.

If you've admired the beauty and texture of sweater knit fabrics but didn't quite know how to work with them, then this course is for you. Students learn the foundation techniques for working with this stretchy and sometimes challenging fabric. Garment industry methods are translated and reworked for the home sewing environment. Step by step we'll cover the ins and outs of working with true sweater knits, while completing a pullover sweater to wear and enjoy.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • How to recognize the different kinds of sweater knit fabrics and how to choose the right one for your project
  • A clear system for planning, cutting, and sewing your sweater with a step-by-step plan to complete it
  • What to consider when choosing a sewing pattern for your project and tips on modifying the pattern to create a sweater you love
  • A strategy for laying out your paper pattern on sweater knit fabric
  • How to set up your sewing machine or serger specifically for sewing sweater knits
  • When, where, and how to stabilize your fabric
  • How to handle basic fit issues
  • Techniques for finishing your seam allowances with a sewing machine or a serger
  • The basic edge finishes for sweaters

In this sweater making workshop you'll improve your sewing skills and learn ones. Once you get a solid foundation and learn the system, your creativity will be your guide. Enjoy the craft of sewing sweaters for yourself and your family. Make sweaters as gifts or for a handmade business. You can make beautiful sweaters, even if you can't knit or crochet!

If purchasing for a friend, be sure to leave the recipient's name during checkout under "Notes or instructions". Within 24 hours of purchase you'll receive a digital gift certificate (as a PDF attachment). Save the document to print and give, to forward to your friend, or to treat yourself to my online workshop. The gift certificate contains a unique coupon code to be used at checkout for the course.

After enrolling, the certificate holder can immediately begin the course. Students are able to learn at their own pace -- across all digital devices.

Gift certificates expire twelve months after purchase.

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