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.
Beginning Smocking: Learn basic smocking stitches (cable, trellis, outline, stem, flowerettes, French knots, and lazy daisy) on a pleated inset. Basic construction tips and how to read a smocking graph are covered. 2/15 11-2 $22.00
Smocked Spiderweb Pincushion: This little pincushion with a simple smocking design and a spiderweb top is made in a beaded napkin ring. A simple gift or something for your sewing room. 2/22 11-3 $20.00
Embroidered Daisy Round Yoke Dress: This cute round yoke sleeveless dress made in candy cord stripe (color your choice) is embroidered with white daisies and is trimmed in white and yellow woven rickrack at the edge of the yoke and finished off with a cute embroidered pocket and daisy buttons. A Cindy Foose design from Creative Needle. Just in time for summer fun. 2/21 and 2/28. 11-3 $55.00.
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. 2/14 11-2 $23.00.