Learn to Handle Stretch Fabric: Make Leggings

By Lorna Knight

Friday, 20th November

10:30 - 12:00

Learn to Handle Stretch Fabric: Make Leggings

Friday, 20th November - 10:30 - 12:00

By Lorna Knight

About

Machine sew a pair of three-quarter length leggings and in the process learn how to handle two-way stretch knit fabric. With guidance, you will select the appropriate size for your figure and cut out the two fabric pieces required before the start of the session. During the class you will learn how to fit, adjust, then construct these simple leggings, finishing with an elastic waist and top stitched hems. Suitable for intermediate level (those with some knowledge of dressmaking).

Materials

Materials can be purchased from suppliers of the Beyond K&S Shopping Hub, available here: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/shopping-hub.

Lorna Knight Learn to handle stretch

Bookers will receive full joining instructions and a session materials list. Plus, there will also be details of patterns, advance preparation guides and links of where kits can be purchased if these are applicable to your session.  

You will need:

  • 1 m of 150cm wide (60”) stretch fabric (two-way stretch knit with Lycra)
  • 1m waist elastic (2cm wide)
  • 1 reel Gütermann sew-all thread in a matching shade
  • Kwik Sew Pattern 3661 for three-quarter length leggings (from www.sewdirect.com)
  • Schmetz stretch needle size 12/80
  • 50cm Tear away stabiliser
  • Sewing machine with a range of stretch stitches
  • 1 m of 150cm wide (60”) stretch fabric (two-way stretch knit with Lycra)
  • 1m waist elastic (2cm wide)
  • 1 reel Gütermann sew-all thread in a matching shade
  • Kwik Sew Pattern 3661 for three-quarter length leggings (from www.sewdirect.com)
  • Schmetz stretch needle size 12/80
  • 50cm Tear away stabiliser
  • Sewing machine with a range of stretch stitches

Access to the session

The session will take place live at the date and time stated above. All bookers will also receive a recording of the session to watch again on demand until 11:59pm on 31 December 2020.

If you are unable to access the live session, we recommend you book in advance to take part at a time and date that suits you. There will be the option to book on demand, but please note a small price increase will apply.  

Tutor contacts

** The Knitting and Stitching Show are not responsible for the kits visitors purchase from the tutors including the price, availability or delivery. Stock my be limited. Please liaise with the tutors for details and please note restrictions my apply.