Sew a Custom Fit Knit Top in a Day
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Sew a Custom Fit Knit Top in a Day

In this 2 session class you will you will learn to make your test top (in the 1st session) then be custom fit by a Silhouette Patterns fitting instructor and sew up the final garment during the 2nd session.  Various sleeve options - long, short, or sleeveless.  Once you have the fit you can customize the details to make it your own; you can even make a cardigan!

You will need to make your test garment before the second session so you will be ready for fitting.

Instructions for the pre-class homework can be found HERE
 Sign up on the website calendar, or call the store to sign up. (970) 663-2638
Class Supplies for 1st Session:
  • Silhouettes Knit Top Pattern #195
  • Basic sewing supplies:
  • Pins-- Bring lots of pins!
  • Scissors
  • Existing knit top that fits you well for size determination
  • Your test/trial top knit fabric.
No sewing will be done in the first session.  No need to bring your sewing machine.

Class Supplies for the 2nd session:
  • Silhouettes Sweater Set Pattern #195
  • Sewing machine* in good working condition ( or use one of our classroom machines)
  • Basic sewing supplies:
  • Pins
  • scissors
  • French curve (if you have one, do not buy one for the class)
  • tape measure
  • seam gauge
  • thread to match your fabric
  • extra test fabric
  • notions listed on back of pattern.
  • Your test/trial top and knit fashion fabric yardage to make your actual top.

*If you want to serge your final garment, bring a serger/overlocker, however a sewing machine is required for class.

Supplies for class that are purchased at Lake Loveland Sewing Company will be discounted 30%.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
You need to be comfortable with your sewing machine, and general garment cutting and sewing terms.
Follow the pre-class instructions handout to be ready for this class.
Instructor Name:
Kari Kechter
Instructor Bio:
Kari is a certified Silhouettes pattern fitting instructor.

Sew a Custom Fit Knit Top in a Day

$ 79.00
Price is for instruction for 2 class sessions. You will need to purchase the required supplies.