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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.

March Classes

 

DSCN1512.JPG (33163 bytes)Silken Strawberry:    In this class we will embellish and make a strawberry from silk dupioni  from Inspirations to adorn your hussif or chatelaine.  The strawberry is filled with emery, embellished with beads and ribbon design of your choice.   A quick and fun project.   3/16, 3/23  11-2 $24.00 

temari egg.jpg (67853 bytes)Temari Egg:    Learn something new.    Japanese temari.    These bright or pastel eggs or balls are wrapped with thread and embellished with pearl cotton floss.  A technique that is so different but gives a great effect.  Saturday 3/20 and 3/27 11-2.  $26.00.  Includes all supplies.

elegant eggs.jpg (61225 bytes)Wool Applique Easter Egg:  These wool stuffed eggs are embellished with wool applique and simple embroidery.    These are a great addition to any Easter basket or decoration.  3/18 and 3/25 11-3  $30.00  All supplies included.

DSCN1520.JPG (115451 bytes)Smocked Easter  Basket:  Learn basic smocking stitches while making a liner using a spring fabric to be used for an Easter Basket or a spring basket.    2 weeks 3/10, 3/23 11-2  $33.00.  Includes all supplies.

ccrose.jpg (83092 bytes)Rose:   This Children's Corner pattern features a round yoke that can be embellished with embroidery.   A cute short capped sleeve for spring and summer.   Fabric is your choice.  3/24 and 3/31   11-3  $58.  Include fabric and all supplies.

Heirloom Sewing Basics: This notebook class will teach you the basics of heirloom sewing.   How to attach laces to fabric, entredeux, twin needle pintucks, puffing, and more.   Swatches of laces and fabrics are included.   Learn on your own machine and place your technique samples in a notebook with your settings and general instructions for each.  Saturday 3/13   11-2  $28.00.   Machine with all available feet required.

Stitch In:    Get together with friends at a safe distance to share what you have been working on and stitch together.   3/4, 3/6,  11-2  No charge