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Jean Frost
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 Pattern—this hands-on workshop leads you through the process presented in Jean's new book,Custom Knit Jackets.

Color & Creativity Finishing Finesse Garment Shaping & Designing Projects & More Projects Techniques & Tips for Knitters Stitch Patters & Textures Extras Crochet