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Sewing with Knits Classic, Stylish Garments from Swimsuits to Eveningwear

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ISBN-10: 1561583111

ISBN-13: 9781561583119

Edition: 2000

Authors: Connie Long

List price: $21.95
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Description:

This volume features sewing techniques for knits, including some of the latest hi-tech materials that are popular with fashion designers. It gives the tricks and techniques needed to deal with all of the knitted fabrics.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 154
Size: 8.00" wide x 13.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction
What is a Knit?
Why Sew with Knits?
Types of Knits
How Knits Differ from Wovens
Selecting Fabrics
Preparing to Sew
Selecting a Pattern
Selecting Interfacing and Notions
Preparing the Fabric
Laying Out, Cutting, and Marking the Fabric
Sewing Seams, Hems, Edges, and Waistbands
Sewing Seams
Sewing Hems
Sewing Neckline and Edge Finishes
Adding Elastic Waistbands
Further Techniques and Finishing Touches
Stabilizing Shoulder Seams
Inserting Zippers
Making Buttonholes
Sewing Easy Pockets
Piecing Fabric and Color Blocking
Sewing Sweaterknits, Ribs, and Openwork Raschel Knits
Ribbed Knits
Sweaterknits and Sweaterbodies
Knitted Lace and Other Openwork Knits
Sewing Spandex and Other Specialty Knits
Swimsuit and High-Spandex Knits
Stretch Velvets, Chenille, Terry, and Other Napped Knits
Synthetic Fleece
Slinky Knits, Matte Jersey, and Novelty Knits
Resources
Index