Sew a Flattering Basic Long Sleeve Top

Sewing a Basic Jersey Top

In this free video, the smart folks at TeachMeFashion demonstrate how they create this classic jersey knit top .  This top is a perfect addition to any capsule wardrobe!  The perfect long sleeve top. Designed with comfort in mind this top is a go-to long-sleeve top for any wardrobe. A full body silhouette that flares out from the waist, a longer hemline, a higher neckline and full-length sleeves, this top has all the flattering elements suitable for all body shapes. Comfortable and versatile. Style with a favorite pair of jeans for a casual look, or use for a layered option to keep you warm during cooler months. Sew this go-to pattern in various bold, vibrant colors or as a statement piece in a fabulous print. This garment is created for a classic look, sewn in a comfortable lightweight knit fabric.Watch now:

You can find the pattern for this great top right here at Teach Me Fashion: Long Sleeve Top

 

 Lycra Jersey Knit 58W Navy Blue Rayon
Navy Blue Rayon/Lycra Jersey Knit 58″ at FabricMart

“A jersey knit is a single yarn knit made by looping fibers together. They can be made of different contents such as polyester, cotton, rayon, silks, wool and blends. It is easy to tell the difference between the front and back. The front has loops which look like “knit” in knitting and the back as a flat surface and looks like “purl” in knitting. Jersey knits can also curl on the edges and usually curl toward the face. Jersey knits are great for t-shirts, dresses and skirts.”

Find beautiful jersey fabrics at incredible prices from FabricMart!  Prints, solids, imports, blends, and top designers. 

 

Linda Lee’s Lesson on Sewing with Knits & Pucker Free Hems on It’s Sew Easy:

 

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