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Class Number 001

Class Title:  An 1880's style Paper Pieced Pinkeep
Teacher: Jan Blevins

Two sides of this little pinkeep will be constructed using the paper piecing method.  It measures approximately 2 ¾" and will be made of cotton in various colors filled with wool to keep pins from rusting. All of the piecing and construction will be taught in class.  Those who have had some experience in piecing should be able to finish the little pinkeep during class time.

Technique: Paper Piecing Design Area: 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Proficiency Level: All Kit Cost: $ 15.00
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents: 1/2" Hexagon paper pieces, fabric, thread, pins, needles, and instructions. 

Class Number 002

Class Title: Treasured Scents
Teacher:  Sue Cathcart

Be the envy of all your friends!  Embellish an atomizer with beads to
carry your favorite scent in your purse in style.  This project, done in
peyote stitch, uses delica beads in a number of jeweled tones to bead around a small atomizer in a geometric design.  Once beaded, this project requires no other finishing steps.  Walk away from class with this project well on the way; You could end the weekend carrying it in your purse!

Technique: Beading Design Area: full atomizer 3 3/8" high by 3/4" in diameter; beaded portion is approx. 2"
Proficiency Level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner Kit Cost: $ 30.00
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents: Atomizer, funnel for filling, delica beads, beading thread, needles, bead mat, everything you need to work and complete this project, including some of Sue's favorite beading tools!  All you need to bring are scissors!   (Atomizer top color may vary)

Class Number 003


Class Title: Around The World With Antique Needlework Tools And Accessories
Teacher:  Judy McGraw

Judy will take you on a journey around the world and show you pictures of needlework tools and accessories that originated from that country and give you a brief description and history of each.

Technique: N/A Design Area: N/A
Proficiency Level: N/A Kit Cost: N/A
Pre-Work: N/A

Kit Contents: None

Class Number 004

Class Title: Stumpwork Caterpillar
Teacher:  Jennifer Mullins

Learn how to make this 3 dimensional caterpillar based on examples on an embroidered panel in the Burrell Collection in Glasgow, Scotland. Stitches used include detatched buttonhole, Ceylon and straight stitch.

Technique: Stumpwork Design Area: 3" long x 1/4" high
Proficiency Level: Intermediate Kit Cost: $ 5.00
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents: Silk perle thread, silk floss, plastic straw, needle

Class Number 005


Class Title:  Mini Darned Pine
Mary Waldsmith

This is a chance to needlepoint a glistening holiday tree and dip your toe into the stitch technique known as "darning."  The project features a background of mini trees in a gold metallic darning pattern.  The tree is stitched in overdyed and metallic threads, with a checked frame of overdyed, metallic, and cotton threads.  Additional stitches include variations of Milanese, Cashmere, and Mosaic, and a small amount of Basketweave.   The design is approximately 5" wide by 6" high on 18 count canvas.  

Technique: Needlepoint on Canvas Design Area: 5" wide by 6" high on 18 count canvas
Proficiency Level: Intermediate Kit Cost: $ 25.00
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents: Watercolors, Kreinik #12 and #4 metallics, #5 Perle Cotton,
9" x 10" white 18 count mono canvas, detailed instructions.

Student supplies:  9" x 10" stretcher bars (required), usual stitching supplies, light and/or magnification (highly recommended).


To help you select a class, please be familiar with the following EGA proficiency-level definitions:

BASIC:  No experience with the technique being taught is necessary.

INTERMEDIATE:  Knowledge of basic stitches, materials, and their use in the technique being taught is required.

ADVANCED:  Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique is required. The student also should have knowledge of color design that will allow exploration and creativity.

ALL LEVELS:  Class is suitable for all levels.

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