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 so all your supplies will be ready for you.   Payment can be made the day of the class.

September Classes


Embroidered Initial Needlebook:  Using the book Embroidered Initials from Christine Harris we will make a linen needlebook with your chosen initial.   The initials are very detailed with beads, buttons and a variety of flowers and stitches.  The pages of the needle book are wool felt and the edge of the needlebook is trimmed with twisted corded.  This is a great learning project for fine embroidery skills with a beautiful finished project.   All materials provided for your project.   9/20, 9/27, 10/4   11-2.  $45.00.   Book sold separately.







Silk Ribbon Sampler:   This silk ribbon sampler is stitched on white linen with a defining feather stitch outline.  You will learn to work with silk ribbon as well as different and easy stitches used with this embroidery.   We will do 3 flowers per week and when completed it will be suitable for a pillow or framing.   3 weeks.  9/14, 9/21, 9/28.   All materials provided.  $60.00.







Baby Brooke:  This beautiful smocked bishop dress from Primrose Lane is made from pima satin batiste and features lace shaped insertion at the contrasting hemline and angel sleeve, feather stitching, shadow work embroidery, and bullions.  A beautiful garment in the size and color of your choice.  One of my favorites.  A great learning project in construction, smocking, embroidery, and lace shaping.   9/6 and 9/13.  4 weeks. $85.00.  Pattern and all materials provided.








Basic Smocking: This class is designed to teach you the basic stitches used in English smocking on  a pleated inset.   Cable, trellis, flowerettes, French knots, outline, stem and lazy daisy stitches are covered.   You will learn to read a smocking graph and construction tips will be covered.  After this class you should be able to smock a geometric pattern.    All materials supplied.  Saturday 9/16.  11-3  $25.00


 Stitch Along:   Are you working on a project that you never find time to work on?  One Saturday of each month, we will have a 4-hour time slot set aside for just this.  Bring your unfinished project and stitch with friends and get help and inspiration from others.  Saturday, 9/9  11-3, No charge.