Sewing with Knits: Tabor T-shirt or Sweatshirt



Make your own T-shirt / Sweater in this 2-part class. We'll be sewing the Tabor T Shirt, a versatile pattern by Sew House Seven! Size Range: 00 - 20

The Tabor T Shirt is a relaxed knit top with several sleeve options and two collar width variations. So many great options for every Nebraska season!

Students will learn to sew with rayon knit fabric or a cotton/lycra blend, experience sewing with a double needle for topstitching and sew raglan sleeves, etc.

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Did you know...Students enjoy a 15% OFF discount on all necessary class materials.

It is now required that you purchase your fabric and supplies at Crafthouse - Why? We're glad you asked. We start teaching and get to know you during the shopping experience. Plus, we are familiar with our products and work hard curating quality products for you to achieve the best results in garment sewing. 

PREPARE BEFORE CLASS!
  • Purchase Pattern - Tabor by Sew House Seven
  • Purchase Materials
    • Fabric:
      • T-version: Light weight, fluid knit fabric with at least 25% crosswise stretch such as rayon, bamboo jersey and for a more boxy fit, cotton, linen and hemp jersey. 
      • Sweater-version: sweater knits with at least 25% crosswise stretch. For best results for the neck use natural fiber sweater wool jersey, novelty sweater knits and some rib knits that are not extremely stiff. Caution: for neckband, avoid knits with excellent stretch recovery such as pontes and high lycra content fabric, 6% above, to perform at its finest without puckering or gathering.
      • Lightweight fusible interfacing 
    • Notions: Matching thread, fabric pins, spare bobbin (to use with twin needle) 
      • Ball point/stretch jersey needle
      • Twin needle
      • Matching thread
      • Spare bobbin (to use with twin needle)
      • Fabric pins
  • Purchase any needed tools - see list below
  • Wash and dry fabric per fabric directions.
  • Come with fabric cut out. Trace, alter (if necessary), cut out pattern and fabric. Come to class ready to sew. NOTE* If you need help with pattern alteration or pattern layout/cutting, please call the shop to arrange a brief tutorial session prior to class.
Tools List
If you already have these tools bring them. If not, Crafthouse has many of these items you may purchase at a 15% discount
  • Ballpoint or stretch sewing machine needles. Size based on actual fabric chosen.
  • Fabric scissors
  • Fabric marker/pencil (Fine tip if possible)

Sewing Machine?
You are welcome to use a shop machine - Bernina or Husqvarna. If you prefer, bring your personal sewing machine and owner's manual. We reserve the right to ask you to use a shop machine if machine difficulties arise during class.

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Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Requirements: This is not a Sewing 101 Class. Some previous sewing experience (ex: threading a machine, winding a bobbin, basic sewing knowledge and several projects completed) is required for this class. If you have never sewn before and want to learn, consider taking Sewing Skills Primer/Review, Sewing 101 and one of our Sewing with Knits: Beginner Class before our other project-based classes. We want your experience to be a positive one. Thank you!
Instructor: Questions Call
Instructor Bio: Questions? Call or email: Crafthouse: 402-261-4453 or Instructor Jennifer: jennifer@crafthouselincoln.com
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