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Embroider your Holiday Knitting with Betz White: SU October 29

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Embellish your hand knit gifts by adding embroidered details to sweaters and accessories. Learn basic embroidery stitches as well as tips and tricks for stitching on knits with tapestry wool or yarn from your own stash.


Students will need to bring an 8” x 8” practice swatch plus an accessory, sweater, Christmas stocking or a second swatch to stitch on.

Supplies needed for class:

• Tapestry wool or stash yarn (sock weight or worsted)
• Tapestry needle
• Scissors
• Optional but recommended: Iron-on transfer pen or Stitch n Rinse stabilizer
• Optional $10 Class kit (Transfer pen, stabilizer and needles) available for purchase in class

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.