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.
Smocked Bonnet: You will learn to do basic smocking stitches on a pleated bonnet that will teach you cable, waves, flowerettes, French knots, and lazy daisy, as well as how to read a smocking graph and completion of your bonnet. 11/15 11-2 $24.00.
Bishop Construction: In this class you will construct a bishop dress of a fabric of your choice from the shop. You will learn variations on sleeve and neck line finishing. How to do a placket and bias neckband. The construction will be done prior to smocking. The Ellen McCarn Ultimate Bishop pattern is used. Class fee $35.00. Materials not included. ( I want you to choose a fabric that appeals to you along with trims and smocking design.) 11/9 and 11/16 11-3. $35.00
Paperdoll Quilt: This is a block of the month class using the patterns from Kreations by Karon. Each month we will construct a doll dress appliqued to a pima broadcloth square and sashed with a coordinating fabric. Some are smocked, some are not. This is a good start to beginning smocking. Each month is different. This is a class that a lot of people have asked me to restart. Offered 2 days per month 11/8 or Saturday 11/11 11-2 $23.00.
Temari Ornament: This Japanese Temari
ornament will open up a new idea in
stitching. Wrapped thread balls with a stitched
thread pattern covering the ball. This is a fun
project for your tree or for a gift. 11/30 and 12/7
11-2 $22.00 Materials included. 2 weeks.