10 Tips to Sewing Knits Perfectly

10 Tips to Sewing Knits Perfectly _1
This image courtesy of

"Most of our garments are made from knit fabric because it's stretchy, form fitting, and much more forgiving in terms of sizing. However a lot of sewists shy away from sewing their own knit garments because this fabric can be tricky to sew. It can stretch out of shape, stitching can snap, or holes can form. But no fear - these 10 must-know tips take all the pain out of sewing knits and make it just as easy as any other fabric!"

Project TypeLearn a Technique

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • Knit fabric
  • Ballpoint machine needle
  • Polyester thread
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!
You Might Like
Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

10 Tips For Sewing Knits is an excellent article! I learned so much about working with knits. I used to sew a lot but put that hobby on the back burner for a while. Now that I am getting back into sewing I really want to make myself some new staple garments for traveling. Knit fabrics seem to be the best choice.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Itty Bitty Simple Dress Pattern

This Itty Bitty Simple Dress Pattern combines the adorable look of a little girls' dress with the convenience of a onesie, making it… Continue reading: "Itty Bitty Simple Dress Pattern"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It