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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   

Smocking Basics:  You will learn to do basic smocking stitches on a pleated inset that will teach you  cable, waves, flowerettes, French knots, and lazy daisy, outline,  stem stitch as well as how to read a smocking graph and construction tips.  6/14 11-2  $22.00.

DSCN1520.JPG (115451 bytes)Smocked Basket Liner:   Learn basic smocking stitches while making a basket liner for a small basket.  Stem, outline, waves, cables flowerettes, French knots, and lazy daisy stitches included.  6/17 11-2 $24.

Christmas Sewing Set:  This is a cross stitched slipper/needle book, scissor case, and scissor fob made with hand dyed linen stitched over 2 threads with Weeks Dye Works floss.   The finishing is done with silk dupioni, Weeks hand dyed wool, tassels and twisted cording.  There is a beautiful wood hornbook inside the slipper holding your thimble. A beautiful project. Cost includes all materials, chart, hornbook and class.   6/13  11-2  $70.00   an ongoing class.

Silk Ribbon Sachet.jpg (57391 bytes)Silk Ribbon Sachet:  This pretty linen sachet is embellished with a bouquet of silk ribbon flowers and scented with lavender.  6/29 11-3 $25.00

applique sundress.jpg (21864 bytes)Applique Sundress:  This simple white pique sundress is embellished with an applique of your choice.  Applique basics are taught along with construction and piping techniques.   2 weeks, machine required. 6/21 and 6/28.  $45.00

Madeira Doll Dress:  This beautiful white linen dress with a contrasting Madeira applique collar and hem will teach you some basic embroidery stitches using floche, the pin stitch by hand, Madeira band technique, and basic construction. 2 weeks, Machine. 6/8 and 6/22.   $45.00 

Wool Embroidered Lap Blanket:  Made from Australian Wool Blanketing this lap blanket 30 x 45 is embellished with a  sheep standing in a wool embroidered garden. Many new stitches will be taught using wool and floss including working the sheep on a slip that is appliqued to the blanket, blanket stitch  flowers, fly stitch leaves, granitos, French knots, and more.  A beautiful design from Inspirations 17.   Kit includes blanketing, and floss and instructions.   Backing for the blanket is your choice and not included in the kit. 6/20 11-2   Class is closed

Home Sweet Home Sewing Box:  We will work on this project together.  This will be a monthly class and you can work at your own speed.   I will be there to help you with embroidery stitches and construction.  6/27. 11-2pm.  Class is closed.

Stitch-in:  Need help finishing a project such as your wool squares, 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. 6/1, 6/3, 6/6  11-2  No charge.