These Classes are designed for beginner to Intermediate levels of proficiency or those who are looking to take classes casually.
A Three to Four Day Class exploring the Basics for fine hand embroidery. The class will focus upon foundational stitches necessary for development into more intermediate and advanced stitching. The class will also focus upon particular stitches used in fine hand embroidered motifs found in home décor linens & embellishment for clothing.
A four 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
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.
This class is a perfect opportunity to take your new basics skills to the next level. Our introduction class will teach you the basics 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.
Traditional French Monograms
A 3 to 4 day class where students will be provided with a primary sampler and 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. On day 3, 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.