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Stretch your skills: Sewing with knits

Knit fabrics are perfect for sewing comfortable, soft, and breathable garments. So if you’re searching for inspiration for your next sewing project, or want to add sewing with knits to your repertoire, then this post is for you! We’ve put together a list of pattern suggestions, from beginner-friendly to more challenging projects, to get you on your way.

Grainline Lark Tee:

The Lark Tee is a great pattern for beginners. You will learn how to sew with knits using straight seams and attach binding to your garment. With four neckline options and four sleeve lengths to choose from, you can create your perfect Tee!

 

Closet Case Ebony T-Shirt and Knit Dress:

Another beginner-friendly pattern that is sure to become a wardrobe staple. Choose from a swingy dress or modern cropped top, with either a scoop or jewel neckline and long or ¾ sleeves. With its fluidly draped silhouette this pattern will add some elegance to your knit sewing projects.

Swing T-shirt Sewing Pattern

 

Sewaholic Pacific Leggings:

For a more challenging project why not try out a pair of Pacific Leggings. Perfect for either working out or relaxing at home, this pattern includes curved seams and a gusset crotch for a comfortable and flattering fit. For an extra challenge, add in a back zippered pocket!

Make Leggings for every day!

 

So whether you're a knit-newbie or seasoned sewist, we think this list has something for everyone. And if you’re looking for fabric suggestions, be sure to check out our Juno knits and Ray Linen Rayon Knit. Juno is silky soft with great drape and excellent breathability, and Ray is perfect for t-shirts that are comfortable but stylish.

 

Juno Knits!

We hope these pattern ideas have got you inspired to stretch (pardon the pun) your skills to the next level!


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