How to Cut and Sew a Sweater
Welcome to the ultimate online source for learning how to cut and sew sweater knits! Learn to fearlessly cut and sew these challenging fabrics, while making a pullover sweater that fits beautifully. This course is for the sewing enthusiast with intermediate skills or for the motivated beginner.
If you're a sewist who's admired the beauty and texture of sweater knit fabrics but didn't quite know how to work with them, then this online video workshop is for you. In this course you'll learn the foundation techniques for working with this stretchy and sometimes challenging fabric. Garment industry methods are translated and reworked for your home sewing environment. Step by step you'll learn the ins and outs of working with true sweater knits, while you complete a pullover sweater to wear and enjoy.
Here's what you'll learn:
In this sweater making workshop you'll improve your sewing skills and learn ones. Once you get a solid foundation and learn the system, your creativity will be your guide. Enjoy the craft of sewing sweaters for yourself and your family. Make sweaters as gifts or for a handmade business. You can make beautiful sweaters, even if you can't knit or crochet!
If you fit any of these descriptions, then How to Cut and Sew a Sweater is just right for you! Keep scrolling to learn about your instructor, the course curriculum, and hear what current students are saying, or...
Hello! I'm Olgalyn Jolly, a knit designer, living and working in New York City. I'm the person behind O! Jolly! and craftingfashion.com. After fashion and textile studies at Parsons School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), I gained years of experience in the fashion industry leading my own knitwear line and developing knit stitch designs for leading fashion companies and retailers. Currently, I produce a line of luxurious sweater knit fabrics, and I teach Introduction to Knitwear Design to fashion design majors at FIT. I absolutely love teaching people of all ages and skill levels the intricacies and the joy of working with sweater knits. Let's sew sweaters together!