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‘Tis the season for cozy sewing, and if chilly winter weather has you reaching for warmer fabrics, you’ll definitely want to check out these helpful tips for working with sweatshirt knits from Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons!

Today I’m sharing some tricks I found helpful for sewing with thick sweatshirt material. My starting point is my usual method for sewing knit fabric (as opposed to woven fabric) on a regular sewing machine.

If you’ve never sewn with sweatshirt knits before—or if you’re working with a pattern that wasn’t designed with thicker fabrics in mind—Tilly’s post is a great place to get started!