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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.

September Classes  


Karen.jpeg (143571 bytes)Smocking 101:   While smocking a pleated inset from a beginners geometric design plate you will learn basic stitches including cable, waves, flowerettes, lazy daisy, and French knots.  This will be a 2 week class and you will have an inset that is suitable to put into a dress for a child.   9/10 and 9/17  All materials included.  $35.00

Wool Bullions Tape Measure Case.:     This little class will teach you how to do bullions using wool floss on wool felt.   This circle of bullions embellished a cover for a tape measure that is edged in blanket stitch.   An easy project to learn a challenging stitch.  9/15  11-2  $23.00

Paper Doll Quilt:   This is a monthly class that will last 1 year to complete 12 different squares, smocked or embroidered,  that can be put into a quilt, made into a wall hanging or individual pillow.   Each month will be a different square.  All supplies will be included in the cost of the class.  This is a fun project and is appropriate for beginners in smocking.     9/24  or 9/26.  11-2   $25.00 

alexander's navy.jpg (96943 bytes)Alexander's Navy Christening gown:  This christening gown designed by Judith Adams features a boys theme with a smocked bodice with sailboats and anchors.  The hem has a sailboat lace motif design above a scalloped band of vertical pintucks and lace edging.  A cap sleeve or puffed sleeve can be made.  A detachable sailor collar is optional.   A stunning boys christening gown.  9/23,  9/30,  10/7,  10/14  $175.00.  Includes supplies and pattern for gown made with satin batiste.  Can be shortened for a girls dress. 

tree stump pincushion.jpg (57578 bytes)Into the Forest: Tree Stump Pincushion:   This little pincushion as seen in Inspirations #106 is made of wool felt embellished with varigated floss and a stumpwork butterfly.  A cute project that will be accompanied with a future project the Mushroom Needlebook.  9/22, 9/29 and 10/6  11-2  $48.00.  All supplies included 

Stitch In:    Get together with friends at a safe distance to share what you have been working on and stitch together.   9/2,  9/5,   11-2  No charge