stretch knits lecture at the sewing coop
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Lecture: Sewing with Stretch Knits & Pop Up Shop- Friday, Jan. 5th 6-8pm

$15.00 $5.00

Lecture and pop up shop event details: Friday, Jan. 5th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. 

Are you completely lost when it comes to sewing with stretch knits?! If you answered yes, then this is the lecture for you!

Join YouTube sew-lebrity Vanessa Vargas Wilson (aka- the Crafty Gemini) for a lecture on sewing with stretch knits.

Please read all Studio Terms & Conditions before registering for class. 

Vanessa’s talk will include:

  • A 45-minute lecture, 15-minute Q&A session and finally 1 hour to shop!
  • We will have a variety of high quality stretch knit fabrics on sale for you to purchase to make a comfy Fall wardrobe! You will not find these fabrics at your local big box fabric shops. These knits come straight from our sources in NYC and Los Angeles!
  • Some of the fabrics we will have for sale include: double brushed poly, cotton lycra blends, rayon jersey, performance/activewear knits, and more! Cash and credit card will be accepted.
  • Only lecture attendees will be allowed to shop during the pop up shop hour.
  • Each participant will receive a printed handout with key take away points for sewing with knits.
  • The lecture will cover the following topics:
  • Upcoming classes that will feature stretch knit friendly patterns (t-shirts, leggings, active wear, etc. )
  • Information on the most common stretch knit fabrics.
  • Key factors to keep in mind when sewing with stretch knits.
  • Importance of sewing machine needles and which to use for different knit fabrics.
  • What threads to use on common stretch knits.
  • Importance of fiber content percentages in stretch knits.
  • What stretch knits to stay away from.
  • How to sew stretch knits using only a sewing machine– no serger or cover stitch machine needed!
  • Tips for sewing flat, even seams on stretch knits.


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