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August 6-8, 2010 (Fri-Sun)

Designer Retreat                       (back)

Chicago, Illinois



featuring Shannon Okey, August 2010


Welcome! This is the official group of the Design Retreat featuring the knitgrrl herself, Shannon Okey, Arabella Proffer, and Franklin Habit

August 6, 7, 8, 2010 Chicago, IL.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!!!

the business & creativity of design are the focus of this weekend retreat -- illustration and swatching for submissions, marketing, copyright, publishing in the digital age, pattern writing, and much, much more!

Hot on the heels of her book (coming June 2010) on the Business of Professional Knitwear Design, Shannon will cover the hot topics of this creative field!

Arabella will instruct on illustration for knitwear, and YES YOU CAN sketch your ideas and prepare them for submission for publication.

Franklin will be giving a mini-session on photographing your projects.

Information on registration, retreat schedule, etc., can be found in the forum.

Registration is limited to just 35 students! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to take your design and publishing to a higher level!

Fee for retreat: $375
(includes breakfast/lunch both days, dinner Saturday nite, all instruction)

Hilton Garden Inn
6530 S. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
(708) 496 - 2700

Room Rate: $119.00 (+ tax)

Use code: DESIGNER when booking your room


The retreat is NOT open to the public. only registered students are allowed to attend.


just wanted to let everyone know that Franklin Habit will be joining us on Friday evening and will do a mini-session on Photographing Your Projects!

Franklin is the author of It Itches, from Interweave Press.
He is also a master photographer -- you’ll get lots of great tips and tricks for making your designs look fabulous!


 
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