Cascade Cardi Workshop – Supply List
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Suggested Fabric: Good quality knit fabric including polyester, nylon, rayon, cotton, wool blends.
Cardi – 2 yds of 60” wide fabric. Mid weight Ponte, double knit, sweater knit, French terry, sweatshirt fleece, novelties. The single layer front” cascades “ to show the wrong side of the fabric.
To avoid pilling, choose a Ponte knit with nylon/rayon/lycra as well as Ponte with wool blends or poly/spandex
Stretch the fabric to make sure it snaps back to the original length. If it doesn’t, don’t use it! Check out Pamela’s Stretch Ruler.
Knit fabrics, especially ponte or double knit can shrink several inches per yard. Be sure to pre-wash/dry the fabric.
#121 Cascade Cardi or Blazer pattern from Pamela’s Patterns
Good quality polyester thread to match fabrics
SewKeyse 1/2" Knit Stay Tape (shoulders)
SewKeyse 1" Double Sided Fusible Stay Tape (hems)
Basic sewing supplies
Wear a sleeveless top or cami
*pattern and stay tapes are available at the workshop.
Sewing Machines: Sewing Machine (both garments can be made entirely on a sewing machine. However…. A serger is not mandatory, but certainly will make a difference in the finish quality of your garments. You will still need a sewing machine as well. Have the serger threaded for a 4-thread serge with thread that matches/blends with the fabric you choose for the Cascade Cardi.