April, 2019
Church Needlework Series Classes
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Church Needlework
Basic Embroidery I-II
Apr 15-16, 2019
$250

Basic Embroidery I-II

Church Needlework Series

April 15-16, 2019

Tuition: $250

4:30 pm - 9 pm

 

​Two evening classes exploring the Basics for fine hand embroidery on altar linens. The class will focus upon particular stitches used in fine hand embroidered motifs found on Altar Linens and Altar Cloths. 

The class will provide a sampler with motifs focusing upon foundation stitches used in fine linen embroidery.  Although basic and simple, we assist the embroiderer to focus upon perfecting their stitches to an excellent standard.

Perfect for Beginners to experienced embroiderers.

Church Needlework
Apr 17-18, 2019
Whitework I-II
$250

Whitework Embroidery I-II

Church Needlework Series

April 17-18, 2019

Tuition: $250

4:30 pm - 9 pm

 

A Two  Evening foundation class in whitework embroidery.   This is key to beautiful embroidered linens for the Altar.  The class will focus upon particular stitches and perfecting techniques used in making fine Altar Linens and Altar Cloths.   We will also explore the transferring of motifs onto fine linen.    

 

This class builds upon the Basic embroidery class - we recommend basic embroidery as a prerequisite to whitework.

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Apr 19-20, 2019
Sacred Crosses
Church Needlework

Sacred Crosses in Embroidery

Church Needlework Series

April 19-20, 2019

Tuition: $250

4:30 pm - 9 pm

A Two Evening Class on fine hand embroidered Sacred Crosses.  You will be using the basics and whitework to accomplish this.  We will explore the finer techniques in mastering this style of hand embroidery especially focusing upon the embroidery found on altar linens.

​A sampler is provided with 3 traditional cross motifs in 3 sizes to explore and practice in our two evening sessions.    ​

Prerequisite:  Basic - Whitework

New Embroidery Shop Kits:

Sacred Cross Embroidery Kits

Order Ready to Stitch Purificators or Lavabo Towels

Choice of Floss Colors and Cross Motifs

Apr 22-23, 2019
Sacred Monograms
Church Needlework

Sacred Monograms in Embroidery

Church Needlework Series

April 22-23, 2019

Tuition: $250

4:30 pm - 9 pm

 

​A Two Evening Class on fine hand embroidered Sacred Monograms and Motifs found on Altar Linens and Altar Cloths.   This is a continuing exploration - taking the previous stitches to the next level of development to accomplish finer mastery of this unique style of hand embroidery.

Prerequisite:  Basic - Whitework Embroidery

New Embroidery Shop Kits:

Sacred Monogram Embroidery Kits

Order Ready to Stitch Palls or Corporals

Choice of Floss Colors and Monogram Motifs

 

Apr 24-25, 2019
Hand Hemstitching
$220

Hand Hemstitching I-II

Mastering Linens Series

April 24-25, 2019

Tuition: $220

9 am - 3 pm

 

Introduction to hand hemstitching and creating mitered corners.  

A Two Day Class - Learn to pull threads, develop basic hemstitching techniques, and mitering perfect corners.   In this class you will create a small fine linen handkerchief.   By the end of the class, you will have accomplished beautiful classic techniques in fine linen making.

Excellent introduction for Beginners

New Hemstitching  Kits:

Purificators - Corporals - Lavabo Towel Kits

Order Ready to Hemstitch Purificators-Towels-Corporals