Sat., November 18, 2023; 1-4 pm - in person only
Do you love the look of embroidery on sweaters and accessories?
Are you looking to learn new skills with fun, creative projects?
Ready to customize a basic sweater with wool embroidery?
Jump on the visible mending movement with our Embroider on your Knits Workshop with Betz White! You'll learn what kinds of yarns to use and the best sweaters and knit accessories to stitch on. We'll explore a variety of embroidery stitches and practice on a stitch sampler
Learn to add embroidered details to your hand-knit sweaters and accessories. Betz will teach you basic embroidery stitches as well as tips and tricks for stitching on knits with tapestry wool or yarn from your own stash.
Please have 2 swatches, hand knit or sweater scraps, measuring approx. 8” x 8”. One is for practicing embroidery stitches and the other is for combining the learned stitches into a floral motif.
Materials You Need to Bring/Purchase:
Tapestry needle, BYO scrap yarn,* swatches. Transfer tools (stabilizer and transfer pen) optional. (Mini skeins and bobbins available for purchase in-shop if needed. Stop in ahead of time to choose your colors!)
Optional $10 additional, available for purchase day of class for (stabilizer, needles and transfer pen)(Swatches are not available for purchase - bring your own 😊)
Betz White was born into a family of makers. Everything from knitting to macrame, sewing to embroidery, photography to screen printing, and any other crafty pastime was an everyday occurrence in the home Betz grew up in. Following her passion for textiles and design, Betz earned a degree in fashion and became a designer in the children’s apparel industry.
Leaving the corporate world after becoming a mom, Betz set out to share her creativity through blogging, teaching and inspiring others with her unique aesthetic. betzwhite.com launched in 2006 as a community for creative do-it-yourself crafters, sewers, and makers.
Betz specializes in a unique offering of playful patterns, curated kits and online classes for the modern maker. Betz is the author of three top-selling sewing and crafting books and has been featured on the Martha Stewart Show and in a variety of magazines such as Country Living, Where Women Create and Vogue Patterns.