Sewing With Knits
Labours Of Love Sewing Supplies
You don't need special tools for sewing knits. The secret is in the needles and the stay tape.
Want to know how to hem any knit? See our tutorial here.
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This is an extremely fine fusible knit stay tape. It's excellent to stabilize knit fabrics for neck edges, hems, side seams, sleeves and more. It prevents puckering and stretching! 1" wide by 25 yards. (Choose Black or White)
This is an extremely fine fusible knit stay tape. It's excellent to stabilize knit fabrics for neck edges, hems, side seams, sleeves and more. It prevents puckering and stretching! 1" wide by 25 yards. (Choose Black, Ivory or White)
Fusible Woven Stay Tape (Item #FWST) For use on Woven Fabrics
This is an extremely fine fusible woven stay tape. It's excellent for to stabilize fabric for zipper installation, beading on knits, embroidery on woven fabrics. 1 1/4" wide by 25 yards. This size is especially nice because you can cut it in half and it's the perfect 5/8" wide. It's like getting twice as much tape out of one package. (Choose Black, Natural or White)
Schmetz Ball Point (Jersey) Machine Needles (Item #SBP)
Made especially for sewing on knits. The medium ball point does not damage or break knitted fibers. This is a "mulitpack" with two size 10/70, two size 12/80 and one size 14/90.
Schmetz Microtex (Sharp) Point Machine Needles (Item #MSN2)
Use on microfibres, polyester, silk, fine fabrics, foils, artificial leather and coated materials. Very thin acute point creates beautiful topstitching and perfectly straight stitches for quilt piecing when precision is paramount. Size 60/8, 5 per card.
Stretch Twin Needle (Item # STN2)
Two stretch needles mounted on one shank to create two rows of stitching simultaneously. Use on elastic materials and highly elastic knitwear. This is the one Debra Justice uses to hem anything that is a knit. From t-shirts to yoga pants this is the one. Size 4.0/75, 1 per card.
The Ultimate Stretch Needle Set (Item # USNS) We've got you covered.
One package of the Ball Point (Jersey) in various sizes 2 x 10, 2 x 12 and 1 x 14, one package of Stretch 75/11, one package of the Microtex (Sharp) and one Stretch Twin 4.0/75. Regular $22.92, together as a set $20.63
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