June, 2019

Summer Embroidery

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Register by phone  757.259.9400

You can also schedule your own private class - call to register

June 10-12  Basic Embroidery I -III  

3 Days

Tuition: $295

9 am - 3:00 pm daily

Beginner's - Intermediate

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

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June 13-15  Whitework  Embroidery I -III  

3 Days

Tuition: $330

9 am - 3:00 pm daily

Beginner's - Intermediate

 

 

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

 

 

June 13-15, 2019
Whitework

Bring a Friend Receive

Summer Special $300

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June 17-18, 2019
Introduction to Monograms
9 am to  3 pm 
Tuition: $250
​Beginner's - Intermediate

 

 

 

A beginner's introduction to 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.

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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June 17-18, 2019
Intro to Monograms
$250
June 17-18, 2019
Intro to Monograms
$250
June 17-18, 2019
Intro to Monograms
$250

Bring a Friend Receive

Summer Special $200

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June 17- 19, 2019  Classic French Monograms

3 Evenings

Tuition: $330

4 pm- 9 pm   All materials included. 

Intermediate Level

Pre- Requisite: Whitework

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

June 17-19, 2019
French Monograms
$330

Bring a Friend Receive

Summer Special $300

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June 20-21, 2019

Hand Hemstitching I-II 

$220 includes all materials

Bring a Friend Receive

Summer Special $200

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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

Jun 20-21, 2019

Hand Hemstitching I-II

June 27-29  Basic Embroidery I -III      Just Added!

3 Days

Tuition: $295

9 am - 3:00 pm daily

Beginner's - Intermediate

Bring a Friend Receive

Summer Special $250

Call us to Register

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

Jun 27-29, 2019

Basic Embroidery

$295

Jun 27-29, 2019

Basic Embroidery

$295