Friday 02/23/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 02/23/2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Combining Knits with Fabrics with Susan Lazear
Learn how to combine a fabric with yarn to create a mixed media project. This hands-on class will teach you how to measure and create a square-armhole style garment out of a fleece, wool,or other fabric, and plan knit sleeves and a collar or scarf to go with it. Students will measure each other, draft a pattern, then plan the use of yarn and stitch pattern to coordinate with the fabric. If you bring he fabric, you can use your lunch hour to find the perfect yarn in the market place. Various design concepts and combination techniques will be discussed in the class.
Measuring tape, paper scissors, adhesive tape, ruler, fabric scissors, needles (size appropriate for yarn/stitch pattern to coordinate with fabric), and a paper pattern.
You will need to purchase a fabric to use as their base. Instructor will provide guidance through an emailed handout.