March, 2020

March 16-25, 2020

Mastering Altar Linens

9 Day Certificate 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.​​

This course is created for Vocational students as well as those interested in making church linens, and those working with Altar Guilds. This is a great course to learn techniques that are not taught anywhere else.     We welcome small to large groups as well as individuals.

 

We have partnered with the Historic Powhattan Resort here in Williamsburg - we can offer you or your group fabulous discounted rates for 2-4 bedroom condos - just 5 minutes from our classroom-studio.  Perfect for sharing making your stay in Williamsburg very affordable!

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Mar 16-25, 2020
9 Day Master Altar Linen Course
 $1,100

Master Altar Linen Making 9 Day Certificate Course

March 16-25, 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

 

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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March 27-April 1, 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.

Mar 27-Apr 1 2020
Wheat & Cross
Workshop
   

Our New Location:

John Tyler Commercial Center

4548 John Tyler Hwy

Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

757.259.9400 tel

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