Whether you’re a quilter looking to build your stash with a little extra cash or an established professional crafter hoping to teach at international conventions, this class will help polish your pedagogical approach. You’ll learn how to develop a craft class with your particular audience in mind, establish your class rates and fees, choose a class project and communicate clearly with your students. Gwen, a Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher, also offers valuable tips and techniques on how to market your class and build solid business relationships with craft stores. Her passion for instruction will help guide you through the practical considerations of becoming an instructor on the local, regional and national levels. She also offers advice to retail craft shops wanting to attract more customers by offering in-store crafting classes.
It's an epidemic: Fear of entrelac. Gwen Bortner's mission: Prove that entrelac is much easier than it looks. If you know how to knit and purl, you can do this, and the techniques you'll learn will make you a much better knitter on every project. If you're a more experienced knitter, be courageous, try it and you'll be hooked! Even longtime entrelac knitters will learn new techniques in the process of making the three included patterns. Gwen will teach you tons and make you laugh along the way. Cross Entrelac Knitting off your bucket list and sign up today!
Lovers of entrelac will have a ball with Laura Nelkin's class, Knitting with Beads. Laura's class will teach you to read and follow beaded lace knitting charts to create three gorgeous accessories. What's more, you'll also learn skills you can use in your own projects for years to come!
Mar 05, 2015 - Mar 07, 2015
I will be up in Ashland, OR teaching at the WEBsters. Contact them for more details.
Mar 20, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015
One of my favorite knitting retreats will be held in Cambria, CA hosted by Kris and Oz of the Ball & Skein & More. Want to turn your UFOs into FOs -- this is the event for you. Contact Kris or Oz at cambriayarn.com
Apr 23, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
Stitches South moves to Nashville for the first time. It is a beautiful venue with lots of places for knitting. Come join us -- visit: www.knittinguniverse.com