August, 2019
Vocational Training Classes

Job Skills Training as Master Linen Makers.


Learn traditional techniques in practical hand finishing and high end linen making - become a master linen maker.

This master course will equip you with the ability to work from your own home studio, network with other linen makers, start your own maker's business, provide high end skills for fashion/design companies here in the USA. 

Classes are formed by individual scheduling.  We can help you book your class or classes, offer private accommodations, and open the class for others to join.  Up to 6 people per class.   If you would prefer this course for evenings, give us a call.  We do have open dates in August to assist you.

To Book These Classes call  757.259.9400

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August 26-30, 2019

9 am - 3 pm

Mastering Hand Hemstitching - Hand Rolling - 5 Day Intensive 

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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Hand Hemstitched & Hand Rolled Linen Accessories
Hand Hemstitched & Hand Rolled Linen Accessories
Hand Hemstitched & Hand Rolled Linen Accessories
Hand Rolled Pocket Square

These are examples of what this 5 day intensive will provide for master linen skills.

One of our companies,  Zelda & Fitz,  is actively seeking a team of linen makers for these  high end products.  Work from home opportunities and workroom production are currently available.  

Fine Small Monogramming is also required to become a Master Linen Maker for men's accessories.

Hand Hemstitched Pocket Square
ETSY Blues Pocket Square LDT

August 31-September 4, 2019

9 am - 3 pm

Mastering Hand Monograms

 Men's Accessories

 A 4 Day Training Intensive

 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

Aug 31-Sep 4, 2019
Master Hand Monograms Course
Aug 31-Sep 4, 2019
Master Hand Monograms Course