MARCH, 2020

​Leisure Traditional Needlework Classes

Mar 2-4, 2020   Basic Embroidery  

$295 includes all materials    

A Three Day Class exploring the Basics for fine hand embroidery. The class will focus upon particular foundation stitches used in fine hand embroidered motifs found in home decor & embellishment for clothing.

Beginners - Intermediate

Mar 2-4, 2020
Basic Embroidery I-III
$295

March 5-7, 2020

Whitework Embroidery I-III

$330 includes all materials

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.

Mar 5-7, 2020
Whitework Embroidery I-III
$330

March 9-10, 2020

Introduction to Monograms

Beginners Hand Monogramming

9am - 3pm

Tuition:  $250

This class is a perfect opportunity to take your new basics skills to the next level.   Our introduction class will teach you the foundations for creating a beautiful hand monogrammed initial. 

A beginner's class in learning the art of fine trousseau hand monogramming.  This ribbon monogram is from a Parisian embroidery house - this traditional motif dates back to early - mid 20th century.

Your own personalized hand towel will be provided.  You will learn the basic and simplified stitching that will enable you to create your own personalized linens and other items.   Please indicate your initial preference.

Pre-requisite:  Basic Embroidery Experience Recommended

Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250
Mar 9-10, 2020
Intro to Monograms
$250

March 11-12, 2020

Hemstitching I-II 

$220 includes all materials

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

Mar 11-12, 2020   
Hemstitching I-II
$220

March 11-13, 2020

Traditional Hand Monograms

French Monogramming

9 am - 3 pm

Tuition: $330

Day I:  A primary sampler will be furnished with 3 styles of fancy initials found typically in French hand monograms.  You will be introduced to the primary stitch techniques used in accomplishing fancy initials and intertwined monograms.

 

Day II:   A more extensive sampler is provided with an array of 19th - 20th century  traditional initials found in fancy hand monogramming.   These motifs are used typically  in creating beautiful linens and accessories.  

Basic/Whitework skills recommended

Mar 11-13, 2020

Traditional French Monograms

$330

Mar 11-13, 2020

Traditional French Monograms

$330

You can register for classes online through Paypal or Call us directly to register over the phone.    757.259.9400

 

Our Email:  wmbgneedlework@gmail.com

 

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