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Fit & Sew the Perfect Tee Shirt! KNITS EDITION



Learn fitting techniques and garment sewing as you Fit & Sew a beautiful Tee Shirt with knit fabric. Go beyond just following a pattern! Elizabeth will guide you through taking measurements, selecting a size, and custom fitting this great shirt pattern to fit you perfectly! 

This course offers a deep dive that goes beyond following a pattern, but how to make that pattern actually fit YOUR body! The course will take place over two Saturdays. Get ready to learn!

Students who have already taken the knit shirt class from Elizabeth are welcome to repeat the class using the knit top or dress pattern of their choosing (subject to instructor approval)

You’ll learn:

  • How to select an appropriate sized pattern

  • How to fit a top to your back, shoulders and bust

  • How to make a full bust alteration

  • How to alter necklines

  • How to sew knits on a standard sewing machine

  • How to make professional looking finishes knit necklines and hems


Class Size: 4 to 10 Students



Equipment: Standard sewing machine (capable of variable width and length zig-zag stitches), jersey needles, walking foot, and hand sewing supplies. A serger is not necessary, but is nice for finishing edges.

Skill Level - Advanced beginner - Intermediate: Sewists should be familiar with garment construction (straight of grain, pattern layout, seam allowances, stitching lines) and their sewing machines (know how to change needles, change feet, change stitch settings, and vary stitch widths/stitch lengths.)

All Materials available for purchase at Grant House Sewing Center, please be sure to select from our cotton knit jersey collection. Patterns will be made available for purchase before class starts. Don't forget to mention your 10% student discount when checking out!

Perfect Tee Shirt Class_Supply_List - Google Docs

 Please click this link to review and complete our Class Policies and Waiver form prior to class. 


 









Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Advanced beginner to intermediate. Sewists should be familiar with garment construction (straight of grain, pattern layout, seam allowances, stitching lines) and their sewing machines (how to change needles, change feet, change stitch settings, vary stitch widths/lengths ).
Instructor: Elizabeth Bryant
Instructor Bio: Elizabeth Vana Bryant is a Palmer/Pletsch Certified Fitting Instructor. She teaches in-person classes in Southern California, and virtual classes internationally through the magic of Zoom. She has been sewing for over 50 years, and has specialized in garment fitting and couture construction for over two decades. She is the founding leader of the American Sewing Guild Los Angeles Chapter's Couture Group.
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