Learn how to Sew a Slouchy Beanie – Intro to Knits

Sew Your Own Slouchy Beanie: Intro to sewing with knits with Marge Hockenberry

If you have ever wanted to learn how to sew your own cozy clothes and accessories with soft knits, this is a great class to get you started and inspired.

You will learn:
• All about knit fabrics and how to sew them (where to buy, what to look for, etc)
• The best tools & supplies to use
• Pattern resources and tips (how & where to download, how to open and use them)
• Introduction to using a serger (Brother 1034DX)

You will make:
• A Slouchy Beanie sized to fit (if time and materials allow, you can make additional beanies for $10 ea)

Choose from the fabrics provided OR bring your own knit fabric

Recommended fabrics: Ponte, sweater knits, liverpool, brushed poly, rayon blends, tshirt knits, upcycled sweaters, etc. Anything with a decent amount of drape to it works best, otherwise the “slouch” won’t happen as well. I suggest washing your fabric before you begin to pre-shrink & help prevent color bleeding in the future.
Cuff piece: Any knits with at least a 25% stretch…i.e. 4 inches of fabric stretches to 5″.

Main Fabric: 1/3 yard
Cuff: less than 1/4 yard required

The pattern will be available at the class, but you can also download it here:


Oct 13 2021


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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21 N Cascade Ave, Montrose, CO 81401
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