January, 2020

Mastering Altar Linens 9 Day Course

A 9 day masters class in the art of Linen Making.  A set of altar linens will be created during this intensive.   The set will include a handmade linen pall, a corporal, lavabo towel, and purificator

 

This is a full immersion course to obtain professional level results in making handmade linens.  Included in the course will be cutting techniques, pulling threads, basting, hemstitching, mitering accurate corners.  Small hand embroidery.  All Materials Included.

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This course is created for Vocational students as well as those interested in making church linens, and those working with with Altar Guilds. This is a great course to learn techniques that are not taught anywhere else.     We welcome small groups - please contact us for information about our special affordable accommodations. 

To Register by Phone Call   757.259.9400

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We have made arrangements with the Historic Powhattan Resort - which is  5 minutes by car to our studio and classroom location.   Click Here for more information.

January 13-22, 2020
9 Day Master Altar Linen Course
 $1,100

Master Altar Linen Making

A 9 Day  Certificate Course

January 13-22, 2020

9am-3pm

Tuition:  $1,100 

Includes all Materials & Tools

 

A 9 day masters class in the art of Linen Making.  A set of altar linens will be created during this intensive.   The set will include a handmade linen pall, a corporal, lavabo towel, and purificator.   Added to each linen will be a small

hand embroidered cross in a simple style.  You will learn how to embroider this simple motif as well as layout and transfer the design onto your linens.

 

This is a full immersion course to obtain professional level results in making handmade linens.  Included in the course will be cutting techniques, pulling threads, basting, hemstitching, mitering accurate corners.  Small hand embroidery.  All Materials Included.

 A Certificate of Completion is Granted 

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January 27-31, 2020

Wheat & Cross Embroidery

Pall & Corporal Communion Set Workshop

Tuition:  $550

5 Day Workshop

9 am - 3 pm


 

 

 

A 5 Day workshop embroidering  a beautiful communion set featuring an Irish linen pall and corporal, ready to be hand embroidered.  The Wheat and Cross motif is a traditional liturgical design from the late 1880s.   During the workshop we will teach you the stitches to create this beautiful set.  Embroidery Kit  with  All Materials Are Included.

 

Embroidery techniques typically used in church linens will be used. Techniques in cording and satin stitches, with foundation work in short & long, split stitching.   During the workshop, you will complete both the pall, and the corporal.  

 Basic Embroidery Skills are required - Whitework would be helpful  

 

We will also be offering for purchase additional communion linen sets ready for embroidery.   Kits will include a pall, plexi board, corporal, purificator, and lavabo towel.