WIP Wednesday #134- My finished Ranunculus & Tips for working with Stretch Knit Fabric

Join us for a chat all about working with stretch knit fabrics! Vanessa will be sharing tips and things to look for so you can choose the perfect fabric for your next garment sewing project.

Vanessa will also be going over the Jalie Bobbie v-neck t-shirt pattern, that we are making this month as a part of her latest sew along. Tune in to find out what you need to get started, what’s included in the course, fabric suggestions, etc.

This project is SUPER beginner friendly and can be made on a basic sewing machine with zig zag capability. YOU CAN DO IT! Join the fun and let’s make it together!

If stretchy fabrics still leave you stumped watch this episode to learn more so you can better a more informed decision next time you are buying stretch knit fabric for a project!

• Sign up and SAVE here: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bobbie-t-shirt-online-video-course/

• Order the PDF pattern here: https://jalie.com/products/bobbie-v-neck-top-sewing-pattern

What we’re covering:

0:23 – Welcome to WIP Wednesday #134

1:36 – My finished Ranunculus!

5:34 – Join the Jalie Bobbie Sew-Along!

6:27 – Working with stretch knits and Bobbie sizes

8:25 – The magical Jalie Bobbie V Neck!

9:23 – Sizing and ease in the Jalie Bobbie T-shirt pattern

11:40 – Relationship between pattern size + body measurements + fabric stretch

13:18 – Choosing which size to make

16:30 – New fabric in the shop!

19:58 – How to determine how much stretch a fabric has

24:21 – Make your own Bobbie T-shirt along with us!

27:33 – How much fabric do you need to make the Jalie Bobbie T-shirt?

30:12 – Using a serger to make the Bobbie T-shirt

32:19 – Is the Bobbie a good beginner sewing project?

33:26 – Previous student projects fabric variations

36:00 – Where do you get fabric from?

36:25 – Sewing stretch knits on a sewing machine demo

51:44 – Don’t forget to join us for the Jalie Bobbie T-shirt sew-along!

Products and projects mentioned:

• Sign up and SAVE on the Bobbie T-shirt video course here: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bobbie-t-shirt-online-video-course/

• Order the Bobbie PDF pattern here: https://jalie.com/products/bobbie-v-neck-top-sewing-pattern

• V-Neck T-Shirt Video Course and Sew Along: https://www.youtube.com/live/DPzkuo2-R7w?si=2ax3Ji2aM-ZG35WK

• Curve Runner Tool: https://craftygemini.com/shop/curverunner/

• Curvy Mini French Curve Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/shop/curvyruler/

• 60” Clip & Slide Measuring Tape: https://craftygemini.com/shop/clipslidetape/

• Iron I use (1800 watts/ affiliate link): https://amzn.to/491uAkF

• JUKI LB5020 Sewing machine (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/468SnNu

• Sign up for the FREE Westchester Dolman Top Course & Sew Along here: https://craftygemini.com/op/westchestersewalong/

• Order the Hard Copy sewing pattern: https://craftygemini.com/shop/westchester-dolman-top-hard-copy-pattern/

• Shop 100+ digital courses on sewing/quilting/knitting/crochet/garment sewing: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/pdf-video-workshops/

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