FEBRUARY, 2020

Winter Get-Away

Schedule or Join a Class

 THE BASICS 

These two classes combined, will provide the embroiderer with solid techniques used in both our workrooms and in traditional hand embroidery found in home decor, ecclesiastical, and fashion design.

 

   

    February 3-5, 2020

    Basic Embroidery

     9 am - 3 pm

    Tuition: $295

A three day class exploring the Basics for fine hand embroidery. The class will focus upon foundation stitches used in our professional workrooms, making fine linens. ​ For traditional & practical uses, the  Back Stitch, Split Stitch, Short & Long, Padded Satin Stitches  are traditionally used to a high level of skill.  These same stitch styles and techniques will be taught and perfected during our 3 day sessions.

You will be provided two samplers with motifs focusing upon the above mentioned stitches.  Although basic and simple, we assist the embroiderer to focus upon perfecting their stitches to an excellent standard.

Perfect for Beginners to experienced embroiderers.

Feb 3-5, 2020
Basic Embroidery
$295

   Febuary 6-8, 2020

   Whitework Embroidery I-III

   9 am to 3 pm

   Tuition:  $330

 

A Three Day class in Whitework embroidery.  This class focuses upon learning and perfecting the stitches included in Basics, while building upon those stitch styles, adding more dimension and technique necessary to accomplish trousseau level white on white.  Trousseau whitework is particular to fine linens. The techniques taught in this course are authentic to the  Parisian alteliers featuring fine linens and hand embroidery. Particular transferring of motifs will also be introduced during this class.

Prerequisite: Experience in Basic Embroidery Recommended

Feb 6-8, 2020
Whitework
$330

THE ART OF THE MONOGRAM SERIES

February 10-11, 2020

Introduction to Monograms

Beginners Hand Monogramming

9am - 3pm

Tuition:  $220

This class is a perfect opportunity to take your new basics skills to the next level.   Our introduction class will teach you the foundations for creating a beautiful hand monogrammed initial. 

 

A beginner's class in learning the art of fine trousseau hand monogramming.  This ribbon monogram is from a Parisian embroidery house - this traditional motif dates back to early - mid 20th century.

Your own personalized hand towel will be provided.  You will learn the basic and simplified stitching that will enable you to create your own personalized linens and other items.   Please indicate your initial preference.

Pre-requisite:  Basic Embroidery Experience Recommended

 Feb 10-11, 2020

Intro to Monograms

$220

.

 Feb 10-11, 2020

Intro to Monograms

$220

.

 Feb 10-11, 2020

Intro to Monograms

$220

.

February 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

French Monogramming

9 am - 3 pm

Tuition: $330

Day I:  A primary sampler will be furnished with 3 styles of fancy initials found typically in French hand monograms.  You will be introduced to the primary stitch techniques used in accomplishing fancy initials and intertwined monograms.

 

Day II:   A more extensive sampler is provided with an array of 19th - 20th century  traditional initials found in fancy hand monogramming.   These motifs are used typically  in creating beautiful linens and accessories.  

Basic/Whitework skills recommended

 

 

 

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

Feb 12-14, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

$330

 

JOBS SKILLS TRAINING CERTIFICATE CLASS

 

February 17-20, 2020

Men's Monograms

Creating Small  Monograms

9 am to 3 pm

Tuition: $400

Men's Professional Monograms

This four day class will focus upon  high end small monograms.  These traditional skills are required   in the most prestigious of ateliers.  Shirts - handkerchiefs- pocket squares are popular services required in this market.

 

Techniques in transferring initials - proper placement of monograms on shirts - handkerchiefs - pocket squares will be addressed.   Needle sizes - traditional fine stitches in cording - nuances used to perfect the skill and obtain right results every time.  

 

Prerequiste:  Prior Hand Embroidery Skills in Basic - Whitework Embroidery

Feb 17-20, 2020

Men's Monograms

$400

JOBS SKILLS TRAINING CERTIFICATE CLASS

 

February 21-26, 2020

Mastering Hand Hemstitching - Hand Rolling - 5 Day Intensive 

9 am - 3 pm

Tuition: $550

 

A focused 5 day training class to master hand hemstitching - mitering perfect and exact corners - pulling threads - precision cutting - preparing perfect fine hems for high end pocket squares and handkerchiefs. 

 

Hand Rolling - Professional hand rolled hems for handkerchiefs and pocket squares are considered a high end skill in fine linen accessories.   Pulling threads - precision cutting - mastering fine hand rolling skills and stitching - rolled hems with consistently perfect corners.   

Professional Preparation and Finishing

Learn perfect ironing skills, blocking & shaping, and professional finishing for linens. 

Feb 21-26, 2020
Master Hemstitching Hand Rolling
$550