|Author:||Nancy E. Holland|
|Title:||Sewing with Knit Fabrics|
|Format:||rtf txt azw doc|
|ePUB size:||1539 kb|
|FB2 size:||1242 kb|
|DJVU size:||1490 kb|
|Category:||Crafts and Hobbies|
|Publisher:||Gazelle Book Services Ltd (January 1977)|
non fiction sewing skills (1). refresh. Member recommendations. No current Talk conversations about this book.
Learn to sew with knit fabrics with Nancy Zieman. Sewing With Nancy TV host will show you the basics and show you how to easily create and update a knit wardrobe. Other times you can turn a billboard tee-shirt into a knit top with an attractive silhouette. Knowing how to sew gives you the tools to be creative! Embroidery on Knits.
Hillary said: Great introduction to sewing with knit fabrics . But are they too tricky to sew? Not with expert Nancy Zieman at your side! Nancy's no-fear approach to this easy yet comprehensive guide will inspire you to try all kinds of knit fabrics in your sewing projects, for results that are truly rewarding. Wi It's sew on! What's not to love about knits?
Knit fabrics can take many different forms depending on the fiber contents and the specific knit process used to create them. Jersey Knits, Interlock Knits, Ponte de Roma Knits, ITY (Interlocking Twist Yarns), and Rib Knits are all very common knit fabrics used for fashion apparel. Throw in some Lycra Spandex in the already large variety of knit fabrics and that can be very intimidating to sewers! But fear not, here are some tips and 3 solid stitches to sew easily with knit fabric! Walking Foot: A walking foot, also known as an Even Feed foot, will evenly feed the two layers of fabric through. Knit fabrics that do not have that much stretch are actually better sewn using just a general purpose presser foot, which usually comes standard with the purchase of a sewing machine. The walking foot could actually feed the top layer too much, causing seam puckers.
Nancy Zieman The Rest of the Story.
Use Nancy's updated sewing techniques to easily to make a knit skirt or pants in an evening. Sew a Knit Wardrobe from Start to Finish, Part 1. 26:46 TV-G. Embellishment Potpourri (Part 2). 26:45 TV-G.
The Complete Book of Sewing by Constance Talbot: A wonderful older reference books with over 45 chapters describing some old school techniques. The New Encyclopedia of Modern Sewing: This is another beautiful reference. My copy is from 1943, and covers a number of very practical topics, from making curtains to doing mending properly. Pattern Fitting With Confidence by Nancy Zieman: We all know how great Nancy Zieman is. This book brings her knowledge of fitting to you along with tons of step-by-step photos. How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter by Adele Margolis: This book takes a broader approach to fit than most.
Most sewing machines designed for sewing stretch knit fabrics have a differential feed system that. includes two independently driven feed dogs. Whenever knit fabrics are being sewn, needle cutting is always a concern. For more information about how to minimize needle cutting, request a copy of our ‘How to Minimize Needle Cutting’ bulletin. For additional assistance, please contact your local A&E Sales or GRS representative or someone in our Technical Solutions Department.