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No skill required
Basic Know basic stitches (knit, purl or single crochet, double crochet).
Easy You should know the basics, how to increase and decrease, and have made at least one project.
Intermediate You should have worked with a few stitch patterns and should be familiar with basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patterns and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Years of working in the garment industry sharpened Jean's skills in knits and designs. Her attention to designer fit details and to knitted fabric textures and color delivers garments that have high interest and style. Jean now teaches, knits and designs. She is the author of Jean Frost Jackets, Custom Knit Jackets and her new book, Stitches for Tailored Knits.
STITCHES West 2012 Classes
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
634-3 Advanced Amazing Couture Stitches
One of the unique things about couture clothing is the fabric. In this class we will work with some little-known knitted stitch patterns to produce amazing textures using ordinary yarns. By manipulating the stitches and combining yarns and colors, wonderful fabrics come to life. With these stitches, you can turn a simple garment into a masterpiece.
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
No skills required Custom Knit Jackets
Have you always wanted to knit a jacket but chosen not to because you're afraid it won't fit after all the work? Join Jean Frost as she shares her secrets to getting a custom-fit jacket. Find out more about process to making a jacket you know will it every time.
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
220-6 Intermediate Lining Ă la Chanel
Coco Chanel developed a special way to line her beautiful jackets. You
will learn these lining techniques step by step. You will leave the
class with the skills needed to line jackets in this manner. A lined
jacket is a masterpiece and a joy to wear. Learn how to assemble, sew in
a lining, and finish a jacket in the same manner in which Chanel
couture garments are made. Get hands-on experience in lining and
finishing your jacket like a pro!
Note: For your planning purposes class begins on Friday afternoon and continues on Saturday morning
STITCHES West 2012 ETC Classes
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Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ETC Intermediate Create a Custom-fit Jacket
From how to take your measurements, through making your full-size personal pattern and jersey jacket to test the fit before you knit, to translating your inches into stitches and rows for your Master Patternâ€”this hands-on workshop leads you through the process presented in Jean's new book,Custom Knit Jackets.