Traditional Embroidery

The Basics Classes

 September, 2019

September 13-14, 2019

Hand Hemstitching I-II 

Tuition: $220

9 am - 3 pm


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.  All Materials are included.

Excellent introduction for Beginners




September 16-17, 2019

Basic Embroidery I -III 

3 Days

Tuition: $295


9 am - 3:00 pm


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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Basic Embroidery I-III

Sep 16-17, 2019


Basic Embroidery I-III

Sep 16-17, 2019


September 19-21, 2019

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

Sep 19-21, 2019

Whitework I-III

Sep 19-21, 2019

Whitework I-III