Friday, July 19, 2013
6:15 PM - ???
Have you met Steven Berg, owner and creative director of the
He dresses like a rock star, adorned with a self-designed knit sweater made
from cassette tapes, leather pants, and eye-catching jewelry! He describes
himself as "loud and brassy.” His educational background extends from MCAD to
Parsons to the Fashion Institute of Technology. His design career has taken him
to all corners of the world, from designing fabrics in Hong Kong to consulting
for Versace in Milan, Bill Blass in Montreal, and the urban Stacy Adams in
Miami. His one-of-a-kind designs have also made him a hit with the A-listers of
Hollywood, from Jennifer Aniston to Mischa Barton and many more. Steven brings
his true passion for fiber arts home to Minneapolis, where he has created a
midwestern mecca for visiting fiber artists, teachers, connoisseurs, and the
next generation of "Glitter Knitters.” He is the owner of the Yarn Garage, located
in a circa 1911 Victorian building bursting with the latest yarns. His newest
venue, StevenBe, in a turn-of-the-century restored firehouse, serves as a
personal studio for all his creations and innovations and houses one of the
most unique shopping and creative environments the fiber world has to offer.
People come from all over to experience Steven’s personal advice and direction
in their own "Steven-inspired projects.” Quoting the
master himself, "There are no mistakes, only variations.”
WHAT TO EXPECT IN AN HOUR WITH
Fiber meets Fashion:
Steven will demonstrate his magical
techniques of Fiber Fusion, creating current runway trends using a variety of
textures and textiles. Their fiber mixology comes primarily from Be Sweet's
yarn collection made by South African artisans for the export market. Steven
will showcase projects using larger needles and a variety of exotic fiber
combinations that create luxurious and truly unique and fashion forward
accessories. After this session, you will be able to recreate Steven’s magic at
home using his fabulous tips and tricks!
Knit happy, glitter it up!!