August, 2019

Special Summer Classes/Workshops

 

 

August 12-14, 2019

Basic Embroidery I -III 

3 Days

Tuition: $295

 

9 am - 3:00 pm

 

Beginner's - Intermediate

Bring a Friend Summer Special $250

To Obtain Summer Special Please Call Us to Register

Accommodations Available

 

 

 

Day I An introduction class to the traditional techniques of hand embroidery. Basic embroidery stitches will be taught. A sampler of stitches will be provided which includes all materials necessary to accomplish the work. Stitches and techniques are presented during class time. You will be required to spend time practicing what you have learned in the session.

 

Day II-III This is a continuation from Basic I. In this class you will put into practice your foundational stitches with a beautiful sampler filled with motifs from the Arts & Crafts /Art Nouveau Period. During this session, you will learn how to use your basic embroidery stitches - you will be able to stitch beautifully motifs suitable for linens. All work is done in color.

Total Class Hours: 15 Hours with class materials provided.

Three 5 Hour Sessions

Aug 12-14, 2019   Basic Embroidery I-III

$295

August15-17, 2019

Whitework  Embroidery I -III  

3 Days

Reg Tuition: $330

 

9 am - 3:00 pm

 

Beginner's - Intermediate

Bring a Friend Summer Special $300

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

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This class can be taken in conjunction with Basic Embroidery

both classes together will build your skills base quickly - our embroidery classes will impact you more

positively with "practicing and home work" after each session.

 

A Three day class in whitework embroidery.   This is key to beautiful embroidered trousseau-heirloom linens for the home.   The class will focus upon particular stitches and perfecting techniques used to embellish fine linens and clothing.   We will also explore the transferring of motifs onto fine fabric for perfect results.

Day I - An introduction or preliminary sampler is provided for learning your whitework linen techniques.   These will include the 4 basic stitches learned and practiced in basic embroidery class.   The emphasis will be perfecting in particular padded satin stitches - learning cording and seeding.

Day II-III - A beautiful trousseau style sampler will be presented - taught - and practiced defining and perfecting the skill stitches used in this style of whitework embroidery.  Padded satins -

cording and seeding - short & longs - will be now instructed on a mentoring basis.   You will learn

small nuances and techniques to assure that your stitching will become perfect every time.

Three 5 hour sessions daily

A total of 15 hours of instruction

All Materials Included

Aug 15-17, 2019
Whitework I-III
$330

August 19-20, 2019
Introduction to Monograms
9 am to  3 pm 
Tuition: $250

Bring a Friend Summer Special $200

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beginner's introduction to Hand Monograms.   The  foundational stitches used in Basic Embroidery and Whitework will brought forward in this class.   This will give the embroiderer the opportunity to put into practice the basics in these two evening sessions that will provide continued learning and practicing to stitch, create, and make a beautiful monogram quickly.

A linen hand towel kit will be provided with your own personalized initial.  When registering, please email us to let us know your personalized initial of preference.

Other towel kits will be available for sale.

Prerequisite: Basic Embroidery

All Materials Included - Please let us know your choice of initial.

Total of 10 Hours of Instruction

Two  5 hour  sessions

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Aug 19-20, 2019
Intro to Monograms
$250

August 19-20, 2019
Introduction to Monograms
9 am to  3 pm 
Tuition: $250

Bring a Friend Summer Special $200

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beginner's introduction to Hand Monograms.   The  foundational stitches used in Basic Embroidery and Whitework will brought forward in this class.   This will give the embroiderer the opportunity to put into practice the basics in these two evening sessions that will provide continued learning and practicing to stitch, create, and make a beautiful monogram quickly.

A linen hand towel kit will be provided with your own personalized initial.  When registering, please email us to let us know your personalized initial of preference.

Other towel kits will be available for sale.

Prerequisite: Basic Embroidery

All Materials Included - Please let us know your choice of initial.

Total of 10 Hours of Instruction

Two  5 hour  sessions

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August 19-20, 2019
Introduction to Monograms
9 am to  3 pm 
Tuition: $250

Bring a Friend Summer Special $200

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beginner's introduction to Hand Monograms.   The  foundational stitches used in Basic Embroidery and Whitework will brought forward in this class.   This will give the embroiderer the opportunity to put into practice the basics in these two evening sessions that will provide continued learning and practicing to stitch, create, and make a beautiful monogram quickly.

A linen hand towel kit will be provided with your own personalized initial.  When registering, please email us to let us know your personalized initial of preference.

Other towel kits will be available for sale.

Prerequisite: Basic Embroidery

All Materials Included - Please let us know your choice of initial.

Total of 10 Hours of Instruction

Two  5 hour  sessions

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Aug 19-21, 2019
French Monograms I-III
Evening Classes
$330

August 19-21, 2019

Classic French Monograms

3 Evenings

Reg Tuition: $330

 

4 pm- 9 pm   All materials included. 

 

Bring a Friend Summer Special $300

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

Intermediate Level - Whitework Required

 

 

 

 

An Excellent combination would be Whitework/French Monograms together

 

Class will focus upon fine hand monograms in the French Style.

Day I:   An introduction to 3 styles of traditional monograms. This class teaches traditional stitching styles typically used in French Trousseau monograms.

Day II-III  A beautiful trousseau sampler is provided with more complex monograms with their styles, techniques, and language.  All these fascinating levels will be explored.  Transfer techniques will be discussed and applied during the 3 days.

15 hours of Class Time & Instruction

All Materials Are Included

Three  5 hour sessions

August 19-21, 2019

Classic French Monograms

3 Evenings

Reg Tuition: $330

 

4 pm- 9 pm   All materials included. 

 

Bring a Friend Summer Special $300

To Obtain Summer Special please call us to Register

Accommodations Available

Intermediate Level - Whitework Required

 

 

 

 

An Excellent combination would be Whitework/French Monograms together

 

Class will focus upon fine hand monograms in the French Style.

Day I:   An introduction to 3 styles of traditional monograms. This class teaches traditional stitching styles typically used in French Trousseau monograms.

Day II-III  A beautiful trousseau sampler is provided with more complex monograms with their styles, techniques, and language.  All these fascinating levels will be explored.  Transfer techniques will be discussed and applied during the 3 days.

15 hours of Class Time & Instruction

All Materials Are Included

Three  5 hour sessions

August 26-29, 2019

Vocational Workshop

Mastering Hand Hemstitching - Hand Rolling - 5 Day Intensive  Workshop

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. 

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Aug 26-29, 2019
Hemstitching/Handrolling Linens
$550

August 31-September 4, 2019

9 am - 3 pm

Mastering Hand Monograms

 Men's Accessories

 A 4 Day Training Intensive Workshop

 Tuition: $400

 

As part of the Master Linen Makers certification,  this is a required class.

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

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Aug 31-Sep 4, 2019
Mastering Monograms
Men's Accessories Workshop
$400