Fashion Knit Sewing
As knitwear accounts for 70% of wearing apparel, now is the time to learn the techniques of fitting and sewing these superb fabrics. Starting with the revolutionary knit sewing of the 1950s to the current invasion of knit and stretch woven fabrics, the techniques for pattern fitting and garment are not at all difficult. This class includes fabric identification, pattern fitting, and various technique samples while you construct knit garments. There is a wide variety of knit sewing techniques and both serger and sewing machine methods will be covered in this 4-session class.
Course Level: Beginner
Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($60)
Marilyn Stanley is a certified Family and Consumer Scientist with a Masters in Education who teaches in the Fashion Program at Sacramento City College and numerous Adult Education classes in the Sacramento area. Her vast background in clothing, textiles, and fashion contribute to her precise approach toward personal garment fitting and construction. As a Certified Palmer/Pletsch Instructor in Fit, Pant Fit, and Tailoring, she has been one of Sacramento's most popular and in-demand educators for leading workshops in fitting solutions and serging techniques. She originated the first Sewing club in the Sacramento area in 1984 with a monthly serger club meeting at the Yardage Shop on Arden Way. She began teaching the "Know Your Serger" classes in 1989 for Meissner's Sewing and Learning Center.