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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 Midwest 2014 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
6034 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 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.
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Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6106 Intermediate Change It Up! How would you like to a knit a jacket with a stitch pattern that produces a fabric that rivals jackets costing thousands of dollars by famous designers? Students will sample three different stitch patterns to understand the structure. Next, choosing one, they will work with various yarns and color combination to find a fabric they love. Finally, a large swatch will be knit. Using the information gained from this swatch, we will discuss how to apply it to the pattern of the jacket they wish to make.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm     CANCELED
1031 Easy Knit It, Weave It Some people do not like to knit 'fancy stitches' or do color work. Perhaps just a break from a difficult project is what is needed. Learn several ways of weaving to add color or texture to plain stockinette or garter stitch fabric. We will use weaving techniques to produce beautiful designs, stripes or plaids which can be used as all over patterns or borders.



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