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Milo Cardigan Sewalong

Let's take our sewing with knits skills to the next level! In this class, Sienna will walk you through each step to sew the Milo cardigan, plus share lots of tips for sewing knits without a serger.

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Let's Sew a Cardigan

Are you ready to up your sewing with knits skills AND make a great layering piece? Well, meet Milo! Milo is a knit cardigan with a modern silhouette, featuring a great mix of details to hone your skills.

In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to choose fabric and supplies for this project

  • Loads of tips for sewing knits if you don’t have a serger

  • How to sew knit patch pockets, cuffs, a neckband with buttonholes, and a hem band

Milo Cardigan Sewalong

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:

  • The Milo pattern

  • Medium to heavyweight knit fabric

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • Ballpoint sewing machine needle

  • Ballpoint twin needle

  • 1 yard of knit interfacing

  • Six 1” buttons for version 1, five 1” buttons for version 2

  • Optionally: 1/4 yard knit stay tape for reinforcing your shoulder seams

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