Sew a Knit Wardrobe from Start to Finish Starter Kit with FREE DVD

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  • Mix and match the four pieces of clothing to your heart's content. Perfect for traveling, this collection allows more outfits from fewer pieces. The easy-fit cuts flatter all body types—these staples should be in everyone's closet.
  • Get started right away with the notions Nancy uses for great-fitting knits. Plus, get the free DVD, featuring two full episodes of Sewing With Nancy, and watch as she walks you through how to create beautiful knit clothing with ease.


Kit includes:

  • Knit Ensemble Pattern
    • Choose from Misses; sizes 6 to 14 or Womens; sizes 16 to 22
  • Bias White Design Plus Fusible Stay Tape; 3/8" x 22 yds.
  • Non-Roll Elastic; 1" x 2-1/2 yds.
  • Clear Elastic; 3/8" x 5 yds.
  • Stretch Needles, size 75/11; five needles
  • Twin Stretch 4.0 Needle; one needle
  • Plus, get the Sew a Knit Wardrobe from Start to Finish DVD free with purchase

Knit Ensemble Pattern

  • View A, jacket: loose-fitting, unlined with self-lined front, and long sleeves
  • View B, top: fitted, pullover with stitched hem, and three-quarter length sleeves
  • View C, skirt: close-fitting with elasticized upper edge of self-lined yoke
  • View D, pants: tapered and cuffed with elasticized upper edge of self-lined yoke
  • Suggested fabric: medium weight moderate stretch knits; jersey, cotton knits, performance knits, and interlock
  • Sizes:
    • Misses: Sizes 6 to 14
    • Womens: Sizes 16 to 22
  • For measurements, click on pattern back image at left

Bias White Design Plus Fusible Stay Tape

  • Control knit necklines with the help of this stay tape
  • 65% polyester/35% cotton
  • 3/8" x 22 yard roll
  • Instructions included


1" Non-Roll Elastic

  • Use with Nancy's ready-to-wear waistband techniques
  • Machine washable/dryable in temperatures up to 200°s;F; chlorine bleach safe
  • Application methods: insert into casings; stitch directly to wrong side of fabric
  • 65% polyester/35% rubber
  • 1" wide x 2.5 yard hank

3/8" Clear Elastic

  • Perfect stabilizing shoulder seams to prevent them from stretching out of shape
  • Thin, soft and lightweight, comfortable next to skin
  • Stretches 3-4 times original length
  • Made from 100% Polyurethane
  • Chlorine safe, dry cleanable
  • 5 yd. package

Klasse Stretch Needles, size 75/11 (pack of 5)

  • Ideal for sewing lightweight knits such as tricot, interlock, silk jersey, Lycra, and Sensuede

Klasse Twin Stretch 4.0 Needle, size 4.0; 75/11 (one twin needle)

  • Ideal for two-way stretch knits, Lycra, power net, silk jersey, Spandex, and highly elasticized synthetic fibers.
  • Each twin needle features two needles fixed to a single needle shank allowing you to sew two parallel rows of stitching at the same time

Free Sew a Knit from Start to Finish DVD

  • Nancy guides you through how to quickly and easily create your own comfortable, versatile, and stylish knit ensemble based on her popular 4-piece combo McCall's pattern 7331
  • Brush up on knit sewing basics and expand your garment sewing confidence while creating four classic wardrobe pieces
  • Knits are comfortable to wear and equally as easy to sew
  • Learn Nancy's streamlined techniques that will save you time and effort—the process is extremely simple, and design possibilities are virtually unlimited
  • Part 1: Start with the basics of knits
    • Handling pattern layout for one-way or directional fabrics
    • Using a rotary cutter to cut pattern pieces
    • Stitching a jacket front, either sewing or serging; including sewing the shoulder seam, neckline, set-in sleeves and the underarm
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Quilts to Give from Quilt Expo 2014
      • Nancy shares guidance to help sewing groups interested in community service projects host a successful modern quilting bee
  • Part 2: Take the easy way out and sew knits with great style, freedom and fun
    • Stitch a knit top with sewing or serging options; including stabilizing shoulder seams, necklines, and hems
    • Topstitching and cover stitching techniques
    • Constructing knit pants and skirt with an easy elastic waistband, each made in one evening
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Marion Coleman of African American Quilt Guild of Oakland, California
    • Marion shares how their members use quilts to express interest in and love for the city of Oakland
  • 50 minute run time
  • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
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