Sewing Fabric and Tricky Materials: Free Guide to Sewing Silk Fabric and Knit Fabric

Sewing is one of the oldest textile arts, believed even to predate the discovery of spinning yarn or weaving fabric. During the Stone Age, people sewed fur and clothing using hand fashioned needles made with bone, antler, and ivory; among other materials. With modern advances, we now have an amazing selection of needles, machines, and patterns to choose from, as well as a huge variety of fabrics right at our fingertips. With all these fabrics to choose from, it has become even more important to understand the unique characteristics of each fabric for sewing.

To celebrate the love for sewing fabric of all sorts, the experts at Sew Daily have gathered a few of our favorite articles to offer in a free eBook. In Sewing Fabric and Tricky Materials: Free Guide to Sewing Silk Fabric and Knit Fabric you'll discover the most effective ways for sewing silk and knits. These fabrics can be a little fussy to work with, but armed with all the expert tips for how to sew knit fabric and silk fabric, you can master sewing these tricky fabrics in no time. Get all the information you need to get started when you download your free sewing fabrics guide today!

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Learn about sewing knit fabric for a variety of projects and designs.

Select the right silk fabric for your project with the helpful tips in this sewing with silk article.

In this free guide from the experts at Sew Daily, we've gathered some key techniques to help you confidently work with silk fabric and knit fabric. Plus, you'll also find tips on each of these varieties:

  • china silk
  • douppioni silk
  • georgette silk
  • habotai silk
  • organza silk
  • noil silk
  • shantung silk
  • silk charmeuse
  • bamboo knit fabric
  • cotton knit fabric
  • double knit fabric
  • knit cotton fabric
  • polyester knit fabric
  • rayon knit fabric
  • silk knit fabric
  • wool knit fabric

From construction details, to techniques for pre-treating, cutting, pressing, and storage, we've got everything you need in this handy downloadable collection. We begin our journey with a look at sewing with silk. The beauty of this fabric is irresistible, but it often has an undeserved reputation for being difficult to sew. Learn the basics of sewing silk fabric, including tools to use, and cutting, washing, and seaming. Next, we'll jump into and entirely different sort of sewing material: knit fabrics. From the luscious drape of jersey knit fabrics to versatile sweaters, sewing with knits offers an amazing variety of projects for year-round enjoyment. In this informative article we'll teach you how easy sewing knit fabric can be, including construction, pre-treating, seams, and hems. Download your free guide to learn the basics of sewing with silk and knits and start sewing these tricky materials like a pro!

   

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These two informative articles on sewing fabrics are the perfect way to jump start your creativity and get you inspired to start sewing with knits and silk. Whether you're just starting out or have been sewing for years, you are sure to find the expert tips and tricks informative and useful. You are only one click away from learning the ins and outs of how to sew silk and knit fabric. Claim your free eBook to get started today!


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Sewing Fabrics Article: Sewing with Silk Fabric

"Sewing with Silk" by Katrina Walker

The beauty of silk fabric makes it truly irresistible. Sometimes called the "Queen of Fibers," silk fabric is the standard by which all fibers are measured for beauty, luster, and luxury. In this article, Katrina helps sewers of all abilities understand how silk fabric handles and gives her tips for mastering this fabric for your next project. Along with the basics of sewing with silk, you will discover how to cut, seam and hem, and care for silk fabric for sewing. Plus, you'll get tips on these varieties of silk fabric:

  • china silk
  • douppioni silk
  • georgette silk
  • habotai silk
  • organza silk
  • noil silk
  • shantung silk
  • silk charmeuse
Get the best instructions on how to sew silk fabric and Katrina's helpful tips on sewing with all types of silk when you download this free eBook!
 
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Sewing Fabrics Article: Sewing Knit Fabric

"Knit Knowledge" by Deepika Prakash

From the delicious drape of jersey knits to a coziness of sweater knits, knit fabrics are highly varied and incredibly versatile. With a few simple techniques and tips from expert Deepika Prakash, you'll be on your way to sewing amazing projects using knit fabrics of all sorts. She begins with a tutorial on the various constructions of knit fabric. Then learn when to pre-treat (and when not to), basics of cutting and pattern making, plus seams and hems! Along with all these great tips, you will learn about each of these types of knit fabric for sewing:

  • bamboo knit fabric
  • cotton knit fabric
  • double knit fabric
  • knit cotton fabric
  • polyester knit fabric
  • rayon knit fabric
  • silk knit fabric
  • wool knit fabric
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Although some sewing fabrics seem a bit tricky, once you learn how to sew them correctly, your projects become easier and even more enjoyable. In this free eBook we've gathered the very best techniques for sewing with knits and silk.

You'll discover tips on the best tools to use for the job, and how the fiber characteristics will affect your final piece. Learn why you want to pre-treat some silk and knit fabric, and not others. Then discover how the experts cut, seam and help each of these fabrics for impressive results. What are you waiting for? Get all of this and more when you claim your free sewing fabric and sewing material eBook!

Learn how to choose the right knit fabrics for the correct shape, texture, and finishing in your designs.

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