RobA. Texas USA Member since 11/23/04 Posts: 101 Skill: Beginner
Date: 5/17/13 4:28 PM
I am sewing Kwik Sew 3915, a top with a ruched neckband that calls for stretch knits. View A calls for non-fusible interfacing, but doesn't say anything else about it. What sort of sew-in interfacing would I use on a jersey knit?
Marie367 Ohio USA Member since 5/28/11 Posts: 3954 Skill: Intermediate
I have made the other view. I think they recommend it for stability on the lower neckband piece. I buy Pellon interfacing from JoAnn's or Hancocks. I would think a light weight and no heavier than a medium weight. I would probably try it without any interfacing but that is me.
Yes, but they very specifically call for a fusible for the other view and a non fusible for this view. Though really all it stabilizes is the upper back and shoulder seam allowance. I was wondering why they differentiated between the two view and decided it had to have something to do with the collar. But it is really just at the seam allowance. I think I will just go ahead with the fusible or a very lightweight Pellon.
Does that pattern have other reviews? It might be mentioned by someone who has already made it and can shed some light on why it specifies a non-fusible.
Either way I am sure it will turn out beautifully. I like that pattern and thought I had it actually but I don't.
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