PRIVATE EMBROIDERY CLASSES

Hand Needlework

Whitework I-II

 

Private Workshops for Altar Guilds

 

If you would like to schedule a private group workshop for your Altar Guild members, please contact us.  Please read through the sessions that can be scheduled for a private group of 6 to 12  people.  We realize that our calendar set dates may not align with a time you would prefer to come. If you would like to coordinate your own private Altar Guild workshop, we can help create a tailor made program that fits your needs.  See our altar guild - church needlework program

 

Private taxi service from Richmond and Newport News Airports is available at discounted rates.  You do not need a car while visiting us.  Our location has many shops, cafes, restaurants within 5 minute walking distance from our school and accommodations.  The Williamsburg Trolley can take you into Historic Colonial Williamsburg daily.Needlework Classes are 6 hours with a morning session and an afternoon session. Embroidery kits are provided that include all materials necessary.

 

 

Private Group Vocational Training     If you would like to schedule or sponsor a group for Vocational Needlework Training, please contact us.  If you would like to coordinate your own private Vocational NeedleworkTraining session, we would require a group of at least 4 to 6 people. 

 

Please  Use the contact form below to let us know dates and classes you'd like to schedule - we can then send you a registration form by email.

 Private Embroidery Class Sessions

These classes are intended for individuals with a casual and leisure focus to needlework

Basic Embroidery 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 both during and after class in order to achieve the desired skill.

Basic Embroidery II
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.

Whitework Embroidery I
This class will cover basic whitework stitches and techniques used in creating beautiful heirloom quality linens.  The session will include professional whitework techniques in classical hand embroidery.  These European trousseau stitches have been used for centuries to create fine heirloom linens.    A sampler of stitches will be taught and practiced during the class.  However, stitching must be practiced both in class and out of class to achieve the proper results.

Whitework Embroidery II
This is a continuation from Whitework I.  In this class you will put into practice your foundational stitches with a beautiful sampler filled with classical motifs that are most suitable for linens.   

During this session, you will learn how to use your whitework stitches to embroider heirloom linens.  You will also learn how to read a classic whitework pattern and learn classical techniques for accomplishing traditional linen embroidery.

Classic Monogramming  I
This class offers the time honored art of hand monogramming.  There are specific techniques that are necessary in order to  accomplish the desired and effective results.  Be prepared to learn and work on skill techniques that requires much focus and practice.   

Classic Monogramming II-III

This is a continuation from Monograms I.  In this class you will put into practice your new monogramming techniques with a beautiful sampler filled with  French Initials.  You will be able to accomplish classical monograms in the true European fashion.  This class is a must - if you are planning to learn monogramming.

 
Special discounts offered if you bring a friend, or friends. Bring a group of 4, one person will receive 50% off registration. Bring a group of 6 or more you will receive your class or classes for free.


Also available is the director's private townhouse accommodations with shared private ensuite rooms. Breakfast/Lunch included.  2 doors away from our school.  Application forms available.

 

CONTACT US TODAY WITH ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR COURSES, WORKSHOPS, AND SCHEDULING