Beginner Knits Kids*

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  • Participants should have completed our Beginner Parenthood class series. We welcome experienced sewists to join our knit dress class. Do take note that skillsets such as using a serger and sewing set-in sleeves are required pre-requisites for this class.

Course Description

Jersey fits kids best but unsure of how to get started with sewing? Join our hands-on course and learn how to work with knit/jersey material to create an everyday t-shirt, pants and hoodie for children. 

Participants will learn to make a simple children t-shirt, a pair of pants and a hoodie. 

Topics covered in the class include:

  • Understanding and working with knit fabrics: How to choose the right fabric for different dress patterns, calculating Stretch Factor, identifying direction of stretch, cutting knit fabrics
  • How to set up a domestic sewing machine to sew knit fabric
  • Joining seams for knit material (stretchy stitch, zig-zag stitch, 4-thread serging)
  • Hemming techniques for knit/jersey fabric such as twin needle top-stitching, binding using jersey binding tape, and sewing a banded neckline

At the end of the course, you will understand the ins and outs of sewing with jersey fabric and be able to sew more knit clothes!

Course Fee

  • $380 includes paper patterns, tools and equipment; participants will be required to bring their own fabric
  • We will email you the details of fabric requirements.

Course venue

  • Sin Ming studio: Midview City, 24 Sin Ming Lane, #08-108, Singapore 573970
  • Commonwealth studio: Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate, 115A Commonwealth Drive, #04-05, Singapore 149596

    Course info

    • REGULAR classes: 4 hours x 4 sessions, held once a week over 4 weeks
    • EXPRESS classes: 8 hours x 2 sessions, held once a week over 2 weeks

     Have questions on class registration or refunds? Please read our FAQ.