Tutorial – Narrow Knit Facing

Tutorial – Narrow Knit Facing

From plain 'ol tee shirts to fancier tops, I make and wear a lot of knit tops. There are a many ways to finish the edge of the neckline, but one technique I return to over and over is a narrow exposed facing. It is so easy and foolproof and works well for most light to medium weight knits. It’s easier than sewing an actual knit binding, but on the outside it resembles exactly that. A beautiful top stitched binding.

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On Shirt Making

On Shirt Making

As an idealist, I usually don’t craft just for craft’s sake. I really want to love and use what I enjoy making, which can be a hit or miss proposition sometimes. Shirt making easily fulfills my need for satisfaction with both the process and the end product in a sewing project. It’s a detailed, but not overly tricky process that results in a timeless garment that I will wear for years to come. What’s not to like?

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