It's been a while since I did a feature about sewing pins on Pinterest. Check out this earlier article about binding and bias tape pins and one of my favorite boards that I refer to often for tips and reminders:
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Today I'm focusing on Working with Knits. My board has 44 pins at the time of writing this, although I'm finding new resources and adding them all the time. I find Pinterest really useful because:
- its a visual way to sort and organise things and so much easier to find what you are looking for when you can see pictures, better than regular browser bookmarks
- it reminds me of things I had forgotten all about when I browse back through my boards
- it actually is a great search engine too – search for what you are looking for and up come all the relevant pins and you can preview them before you even go to the article so in some ways I find it better than using Google search when I want to find a sewing tip or pattern
Here are some of my favorite pins on the Working with Knits board. Take note of the number and the links are all listed underneath. Give them some repins if you want to save them to your own boards, or follow along with this one.
My favorite pins for working with knits
- Seasoned Homemaker – all the essentials for sewing knits – PIN LINK
- So Sew Easy – learn more about all the different types of knit fabric – PIN LINK
- So Sew Easy – All about knit stay tape and why its great for sewing perfect knit garments – PIN LINK
- Patchwork Posse – sewing with knits 101 – PIN LINK
- Megan Neilsen – standard knit neckline binding – PIN LINK
- Elegance and Elephants – explaining about percentage stretch – PIN LINK
- Sewing with Knits – different types of knit fabrics – PIN LINK
- Polka Dot Chair – just the basics and links to other articles – PIN LINK
- Melly Sews – sew a binding on a v-neck t-shirt – PIN LINK
- Colletterie – How to sew sweater knits – PIN LINK
- Serger Pepper – a collection of even more links for sewing knits with success – PIN LINK
- Serger Pepper – the correct stitches to use with knits so your stitches won't ‘pop' – PIN LINK
Check out all the other pins on the board here.