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Church Needlework Classes
 

Private Individual - Group Classes - Select your own time and dates.

 

You are invited to contact us to schedule your own customized embroidery class series.
We can help you design a program that fits your goals, aspirations, and time frames.
You may now work out your own schedule for attending our school and it's programs. We have  Private Accommodations available.  One person or private group classes
currently being scheduled.   Call 757.259.9400 for more information or to register for a class.   You can also email us at:  wmbgneedlework@gmail.com
                              
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Basic Embroidery I-III

Church Needlework Series

Tuition: $340

3 Day Class

Select your own dates & time

 

A 3 day  class exploring the Basics for fine hand embroidery on altar linens and will focus upon particular stitches used in fine hand embroidered motifs found on Altar Linens.

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 is excellent for learning the basics in accomplishing church linen needlework.

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Perfect for Beginners to experienced embroiderers.

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Whitework Embroidery I-III

Church Needlework Series

Tuition: $340

3 Day Class

Select your own dates & time

A 3 Day or Evening foundation class in whitework embroidery.   This is key to beautiful embroidered linens for the Altar.    The  focus will be  upon traditional stitches used particularly in embellishing  Altar Linens .   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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Sacred Crosses in Embroidery

Church Needlework Series

Tuition: $295

3 Day Class

Select your own dates

A  3 Day or 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

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Sacred Monograms in Embroidery

Church Needlework Series

Tuition: $295

3 Day Class

Select your own dates

 

​A  3  Day or Evening Class on fine hand embroidered Sacred Monograms and Motifs found on Altar Linens .   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.

A great combination would be taking the Sacred Crosses & Monograms together.

Prerequisite:  Basic - Whitework Embroidery

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Hand Hemstitching I-II

Mastering Linens Series

Tuition: $250

Select your own dates

 

Introduction to hand hemstitching and creating mitered corners.  

A Two Day or Evening 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

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