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Classes:

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.

May Classes

 

sampler.jpg (77892 bytes)Sentimental Sampler:  This band sampler from Sweetheart Tree will teach you a variety of fabulous sampler stitches.  Suitable for framing or as a bell pull.  All threads, fabric, beads and chart included.  5/4, 5/11, 5/18  11-2  $45.00 

Doll dream dress.jpg (145826 bytes)Doll's Dream Dress:  What a beautiful project to learn lace shaping on.   This 18" doll dress designed by Janice Stewart from a past  issue of Sew Beautiful, has lace shaped medallions  on the hemline, sleeve, and round yoke. A lace edged neckline and sleeves, tied with ribbon thru beading.  Twin needle pintucks are used to frame the front panel and edge the bottom ruffle. A touch of hand or machine embroidery embellishes the center of each medallion along the hem.  Satin batiste or lawn will be used along with French laces.  All materials provided.   5/12, 5/19, 5/26.  11-3.  $58.00. Machine required

DSCN1523.JPG (34730 bytes) Stumpwork pincushion:  This small pincushion will give you a taste of stumpwork with wrapped beads, wired leaf, and beaded berries all nestled into a small flowerpot.  A great way to learn the basics of stumpwork embroidery. 5/20 and 5/27  11-3 $35.00

DSCN1520.JPG (115451 bytes)Smocked Basket Liner: An easy project to learn basic smocking stitches.  Cable, trellis, flowerettes and lazy daisy stitches embellish this spring colored basket liner.  All supplies included.   Saturday 2 weeks.  5/8 and 5/15 11-2  $35.00

punch needle.jpg (14630 bytes)Punch Needle Embroidery:  We're learning a new technique that is fun and easy.  Karen Holford, who has a lot of experience in punch needle will be teaching this class.  The pattern is your choice to purchase from what I have available in the shop.  Threads are your choice, either overdyed floss or DMC.  You will need a hoop that holds your fabric drum tight, either a Susan Bates, Morgan or a wrapped hoop.   Punch Needles are available for purchase if you need one.  Class fee includes weavers cloth and instruction.  Supplies extra.  5/25, 6/1, and 6/8  11-2 $24.00

Stitch In:    Get together with friends at a safe distance to share what you have been working on and stitch together.   5/1, 5/6, 5/13.  11-2  No charge