Knitted Garment Design Tips | The BHooked Podcast Episode 51

“Effortless Design. Modern Style.”

This is the goal of Olive Knits wonder woman, Marie. Garment making doesn’t have to be an intimidating thing My goal for this episode is to empower you with the confidence to try your first garment and equip you with the know-how to be successful. Understanding Marie’s focus of effortless design can allow you to see that although a pattern may look complex, it might in fact, be easy to do.

Today’s Guest

I’m joined by, Marie Greene, entrepreneur, accomplished knit wear designer at Olive Knits and recent TED talk speaker. She shares some amazing tips with you today!

You’ll Learn

  • About Marie’s journey to becoming a knit wear designer.
  • What “effortless design” means to Olive Knits and its customers.
  • About Marie’s design routine.
  • Tips for choosing the right yarn and making educated substitutions.
  • About her upcoming TED talk.

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