Just as important as determining fabric stretch is determining stretch recovery. You want your fabric to recover well! Ever have a pair of jeans that stretches out and are too baggy within a couple hours of putting on? You don’t want that. Fortunately you can figure out if your fabric will recover well before you use it!
First determine the stretch percentage of your fabric.
Then find out how much recovery it has. It’s easy!
Now you’re ready to start sewing with your knit fabric! Join the Parisian Sew Along!