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Embroidered Tapestry Workshop with Betz White

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join the amazing Betz White to learn how to embroider your handmakes! Create and embellish a textured tapestry with beautiful floral embroidery. Learn basic embroidery stitches and tips and tricks for stitching on knits with tapestry wool or yarn from your own stash. Homework: Students will need to bring one knit rectangle OR banner to class:
  • Rectangle: Using US#10.5 needle, 50 yds bulky yarn (size 5-6), Cast on 20 st, knit 38 rows in garter stitch, cast off.
  • Banner: Using US#10.5 needle, 50 yds bulky yarn (size 5-6), Cast on 20 st, knit 38 rows in garter stitch. Continue knitting garter stitch for 18 decrease rows, SSK first 2 stitches at the beginning of each row. Cast off the remaining stitch.
Supplies needed for class:
  • Homework rectangle or banner
  • Tapestry wool or colorfast stash yarn (worsted or sock weight)
  • Scissors
  • Leftover yarn from homework
  • The class kit (Pre-printed stabilizer, needle, dowel, practice scrap) is included in your class fee and provided at the workshop.

About Betz White

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.