Can you line a knitted sweater?
There are many types of fabrics that work well as a lining for knit garments. Experiment by layering the knit fashion fabric with different linings to find out which you prefer.
Can you line stretch fabric?
There are many reasons why you may choose to line your garments, a Dress Lining neatly finishes a garment and makes it easier to put on and take off. A Lining Fabric also shapes the garment, prevents stretching and in some cases eliminates the need for interfacing.
How do you keep knit fabric from curling?
To prevent knits from curling you add purl stitches to the right side. And, if you add purl stitches to the right side, they will, of course, be knit stitches at the wrong side. As mentioned earlier, the purl stitches as a lower tension than the knit stitches.
How do you sew stretchy fabric without puckering?
Ensure you opt for the right size of needle for your fabric. Use stitches that will hold the stretch of the fabric – the stitches need to stretch with the fabric, so they don’t pucker and break. If you must sew with a straight stitch, then hold the material taut, but don’t pull it.