Classes

Proficiency Levels

Basic/Beginner: No experience with the technique being taught

Intermediate: Knowledge of basic stitches and materials and their uses in the techniques being taught

Advanced: Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique being taught, knowledge of color and design which will allow for exploration and creativity

All levels: Suitable class for all levels of experience in the technique being taught

Three-Day Class - Angles

Days: Friday / Saturday / Sunday

Teacher: Debbie Rowley

Technique: Canvas

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Size: 10 x 10

Cost: $125

 

Employ a variety of textures and fibers in a grayscale color scheme with a single accent color. Students will learn the mechanics of the stitches to achieve a natural stitching rhythm, less prone to error and therefore, more enjoyable.

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Two-Day Class - Midnight Moon

Days: Friday / Saturday

Teacher: Deanna Powell

Technique: Beadwork

Level: Intermediate

Size: 21" long, may be modified

Cost: $78

 

Learn the spiral stitch rope technique with the stunning Midnight Moon necklace and bonus earrings. Students will explore embellishing a cabochon with beads and stitching.

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Two-Day Class - Elegance Cubed

Days: Saturday / Sunday

Teacher: Kurdy Biggs

Technique: Canvas

Level: Intermediate

Size: 8 1/2" x 6 1/2", finished size 2" cube 

Cost: $45

 

Shimmering threads combined with a metallic bronze canvas provides elegance that will fit in your hand. Explore a variety of canvas stitches and beading as you create a Fabergé-inspired 3D piece.

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Two-Day Class - Irish Blessing Sampler

Days: Saturday / Sunday

Teacher: Catherine Theron

Technique: Counted Thread

Level: Advanced Intermediate

Size: 12" x 24" 

Cost: $220

 

May the road rise up to meet your stitches! This sampler features a Christmas-colored Scottish-type alphabet, home with grazing sheep, an old Irish Blessing and a hunt scene.

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One-Day Class - Crescents and Crystals

Day: Friday

Teacher: Kurdy Biggs

Technique: Canvas

Level: Intermediate

Size: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" each of 2-sided ornament 

Cost: $50

 

Crescents and curves and crystals, oh my. Explore the crescent stitch in a glorious ornament composed of woven crescent curves; walnetto and sheaf stitches; and crystals.

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One-Day Class - Bejeweled Heart

Day: Friday

Teacher: Carol Lynn Stratton

Technique: Blackwork

Level: All Levels

Size: 3" x 3"

Cost: $20

 

Learn the basics of blackwork embroidery while you stitch a beautiful heart. This embellished heart could be worn as jewelry, used as an ornament or made into a sachet.

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One-Day Class - “Faux-bergé” Rose Trellis Egg

Day: Friday

Teacher: Michele Roberts

Technique: Needlepoint, Surface Embroidery and Beading

Level: Intermediate

Size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1/4"

Cost: $80

 

Feel like royalty as you create a glittering ornament inspired by a Fabergé Imperial Romanov Easter egg.

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One-Day Class - No Place Like Home

Day: Friday

Teacher: Catherine Theron

Technique: Counted Thread

Level: Intermediate

Size: 4 1/4" x 6 1/4" folded closed

Cost: $90

 

Dorothy was right! There's no place like home, for you needlework supplies that is. Enjoy the counted thread project with specialty stitches while creating keepsake for your scissors, needles, and other needlework accessories..

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One-Day Class - Blanket Stitch Fantasy

Day: Saturday

Teacher: Carol Lynn Stratton

Technique: Stitch Exploration and Design

Level: All Levels

Size: 6" x 6"

Cost: $25

 

Get ready for stitching exploration as your create a colorful scene with blanket stitching. Find out how truly versatile this stitch can be.

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One-Day Class - “Faux-bergé” Jeweled Ukrainian Egg

Day: Saturday

Teacher: Michele Roberts

Technique: Needlepoint and Beading

Level: Intermediate

Size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1/4"

Cost: $75

 

Explore the fascinating work of Fabergé and pysanka as you create an eleborate egg ornament with aurora borealis crystals.

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One-Day Class - Chain Stitch Fantasy

Day: Sunday

Teacher: Carol Lynn Stratton

Technique: Stitch Exploration and Design

Level: All Levels

Size: 6" x 6"

Cost: $25

 

Discover the many variations chain stitch as you "link" design elements together to create a colorful scene.

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One-Day Class - Vintage Vines

Days: Sunday

Teacher: Deanna Powell

Technique: Beadwork

Level: Intermediate

Size: Made to fit

Cost: $50

 

Explore the Russian Chevron stitch as you create a stunning bracelet with matching earrings.

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One-Day Class - Goldwork Red Floral Valentine Heart

Day: Sunday

Teacher: Michele Roberts

Technique: Goldwork and Beading

Level: Intermediate

Size: 3" x 3" x 1/4"

Cost: $65

 

Truly have a heart of gold when you finish this luxurious project in traditional goldwork with the sparkle of Swarovski crystals.

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One-Day Class - Studio Time

Day: Friday / Saturday / Sunday

Cost: $25 per day

 

Want some time to work on a UFO or finish a class you just attended? Want to spend time with stitching friends in a relaxed atmosphere? Then Studio Time is for you. There is a $25 per day fee for Studio Time. If you are only registering for Studio Time (and no other classes) there is a non-refundable deposit of $50 in addition to the $25 per day fee. If you are only registering for Studio Time, you must purchase your banquet ticket separately.

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