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In Depth Visible Mending
May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm$160.00
‘Make do and mend’ is an old British war-time refrain but I truly think a garment that has been lovingly mended using visible techniques is better than it was brand new.
6-hour class. Helen will provide instruction for 3 different types of visible mending – darning, needle felting and boro patching. Bring your moth-holed sweaters and socks and give them a new life! Materials provided for darning, felting and patching. If you don’t have anything to bring, you can use scrap fabric provided.
CLASS DATE: 5/7
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
MAX CAPACITY: 10 people
MINIMUM: 5 people
About the Instructor
Helen has approaching 40 years experience working in the sweater industry as a designer, teacher and trend forecaster in England, Scotland, Italy and the States.
She is a leading resource for machine knitting education and has taught Knitwear Design at Lincoln University, Derby University and Leicester University in the ’80’s in England and more recently Knitwear Design and Construction at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Helen founded The Knitting School to address a need for short, intensive classes and a one-stop shop for fiber artists, hobbyists, small business owners and knitwear professionals.