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Mend and Embellish: a workshop with Ann Weaver

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Curious about methods to fix knit fabric? Intrigued by visible mending? Interested in adding embroidery and duplicate stitch to knit fabric? In this workshop, you’ll learn all these skills. We’ll start with an overview of mending techniques, including darning and patching. Then, we’ll cover a few simple ways to add both strength and beauty to fabric, including satin stitch and duplicate stitch.

You can apply what you learn many types of fabrics, not just handknits! Each participant will receive a kit of supplies for this workshop. If you require shipping for your kit, please be sure to select shipping during check out.

Kits will include:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Wooden darning egg
  • Square of lovely wool sweater to practice on
  • Bobbins of Plied North Ave. and NFC Loft for darning