Saturday 08/03/2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
*Crochet *Knitting *Sewing-hand *Sewing-machine Color, Creativity Design Finishing Fit Garment construction Project-based Skill-building basics Special techniques
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Sewing Techniques for Combining Yarn Crafts with Fabric with Susan Lazear
Why not add mixed-media techniques to your creative repertoire? Learn to combine knit or crochet with commercial fabrics. Using hand and machine techniques, you will make samples that can be used along with your knit and crochet swatches in a garment or accessory.
We will sample joining techniques, cut-and-sew our knits, add edgings, finishings, etc., and discuss knitting and crochet techniques for finishing your designs beautifully. Mixed Media is simple when you have the right techniques!
Note: Basic sewing skills required.
Machines will be provided for use in the class.
__Swatches from homework
__Yarns compatible to your swatches
__Sharp-pointed sewing needle with eye large enough for threading yarn.
__Knitting/Crochet Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes
__Additional Sewing Basics: Needles, Thread, Seam ripper, Pins
Prepare a few knit swatches measuring 6" long by 4" wide, OR bring an assortment of gauge swatches.
Materials fee: $5 for prepared fabric bases, sewn trims, fusible interfacings, etc. will be collected in class.