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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.

 June Classes   


Plbrooke.jpg (97902 bytes)Baby Brooke:   Bishop variation:  This angel sleeve bishop features a contrasting shaped sleeve band and hem band joined with lace insertion and edged with lace edging.  Feather stitch embroidery embellishes the hem and sleeve along with a shadow worked bow.   Truly one of the prettiest dresses you will ever make.  Kit includes laces, pleating, buttons, and pattern and class $74.00.  Fabric extra,  price depending on your dress size and choice of fabric.   Machine required.  6/13, 6/20, and 6/27. 11-3 3 weeks.

Heirloom Sewing Basics:  A favorite class.    This is a workbook class that you sew samples of different heirloom sewing techniques on your machine and place samples into your notebook.   Techniques include French seams, rolling and whipping, joining lace to lace,  entredeux to lace, puffing, pintucks and more.   Thread and needles and fabric included.   A great beginner class or to learn different techniques for heirloom sewing. 6/16 11-2  $24.00  Machine required.

DSCN1509.JPG (39123 bytes)Wool Embroidered Tape Measure:  This wool felt tape measure cover is embellished with wool embroidered flowers and blanket stitched together.   An easy project to test out the waters of wool embroidery with a variety of flowers.  6/21 11-3  $23.00   All supplies included.

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.   6/6 or 6/14 11-2  $23.00.

Silk Ribbon Sachet.jpg (57391 bytes)  Silk Ribbon Sachet:  This silk ribbon sachet on hemstitched linen features a bouquet of silk ribbon flowers tied with a bow.  Each flower is a different technique.  A sweet gift or something special for your self.  6/23 or 6/28  11-3.  $24.00

Applique Sundress: This white poly/cotton pique sundress ties on the shoulder and is embellished with the applique of your choice and trimmed with contrasting piping. A classic style sundress up to size 10. 6/23 and 6/30 $45.00 Machine required. Fabric, pattern, applique and threads for applique included.

Stitch-in:  Need help finishing a project such as your wool blanket, smocking, quilt squares or other project.    Come and stitch with uninterrupted time away from the hustle and bustle of life.  Any project to work on will do.  6/7, 6/9, 6/30   11-2  No charge.