Professional Finishing Techniques for Your Handknits

prof_fin_tech_1 Be Inspired Fibres will be hosting a  workshop with Carol Meldrum, Designer, Author and Tutor

on Sunday, 28th September 2014, 10.30am – 4.30pm – a light lunch is included.  Course Fee – £55 /£53

Plenty spaces are still available and can be booked online.

Course Details:

Often with hand knitted or crocheted garments it can be the finishing off that can let you down. In this workshop, you will learn how to achieve that professional look to your knitted garments. On the day we will work through tried and tested increasing and decreasing methods, picking up stitches and creating button holes and button bands.

We will also look at the various mattress stitch methods and where and when to use them to get the best results and how and when to block. On the day you will be asked to bring a selection of pre knitted swatches with you to sew together.

About your tutor:

Carol Meldrum is a textile designer, workshop tutor and author of many popular knitting and crochet titles. She is also the creative force behind the fashion accessories label beatknit. Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, she has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many High Street fashion outlets as well as internationally renowned hand knit label Rowan.

Carol is a successful workshop tutor with a full calendar throughout the year travelling UK wide teaching all aspects of knit & crochet on an informal basis to both groups and individuals.

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