I offer classes in smocking, embroidery, heirloom sewing and silk ribbon embroidery. All class fees include materials unless kit fees are noted. Classes change monthly so check to see if there is something you're interested in. I will always try to accommodate customers if they are asking for a certain class or a technique they would like to learn.
Please pre-register for classes by calling 513-229-7340. Payment can be made the day of the class.
Silk Ribbon Hussif: This silk dupioni tri-fold sewing hussif features zippered pockets, silk ribbon embellished needle book and pocket, scissor case, thimble, pen, and tape measure pockets. A stunning project for the seamstress who needs to treat themselves. 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25 11-2 Ongoing class. All supplies and instruction included in cost. $125.00.
Children's Corner Coat and Bonnet: This is a classic Children's Corner out of print pattern that we will be using. This is a double breasted smocked, round yoke coat that has a tailored bonnet. A classic style. Fabric and lining are your choice. It is suitable for light weight wool, corduroy, or velveteen. Class $60.00 plus materials 8/5, 8/12, 8/26.
Smocking 101: While smocking a pleated inset from a beginners geometric design plate you will learn basic stitches including cable, waves, flowerettes, lazy daisy, and French knots. This will be a 2 week class and you will have an inset that is suitable to put into a dress for a child. 8/13 and 8/20 All materials included. $35.00
A Touch of Spargo: Flower Pincushion This class will give you an introduction to the embroidery of Sue Spargo. This wool pincushion will let you learn a new aspect of wool applique and embellishment. A fun Project to learn new stitches with. Saturdays 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29 11-2 Book Creative Stitching recommended as a reference. $50.00
Stitch In: Get together with friends at a safe distance to share what you have been working on and stitch together. 8/1, 8/6, 8/8 11-2 No charge