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New Class Schedule
Sent: August 31, 2005
I've updated the calendar on the website and added all our Fall Classes. Take a look and see what you might be interested in and come in to sign up. We have models in the shop.
Class fees are due upon registration. Class sizes are limited so sign up early. Fees are refundable if we are notified of a cancellation 72 hours prior to class or if you get someone to take your place. All fees are fully refundable if cancelled by Needle Delights, but no fee refunds for late cancellations or missed classes. Private lessons are always available—call the shop to schedule a date and time.
Pick your favorite kit and learn this quick technique using two needles. These make great gifts! $5 plus kit.
Thursday, Sept 22nd 10am-12pm OR 6:00-8:00pm
BEADED SCISSOR FOB
Pick your favorite kit and learn this quick technique using two needles. These make great gifts! $10 plus kit.
Saturday, Oct 22nd 9:30am-2pm (Bring a sack lunch)
Put your scissors or thread cutter on this beaded chatelaine. $20 includes all supplies. You will choose kits at class.
Saturday, Sept 24th 1-3pm
SILK GAUZE SAMPLER
Learn to stitch on 40ct silk gauze. Bring magnification and lighting if needed and a frame to hold your piece (we recommend a q-snap). $25 includes your choice of patterns and all threads
Thursday, Sept 8th 9:30am-11am OR 6:30-8:00pm
This small block needlepoint pattern is done on 18 ct canvas with a variety of threads in turquoises and seafoam greens. Our model is inserted into a box top and is a great place to keep special shells found in the surf! $25.00 includes complete kit
Saturday, Oct 8th 9:30-11:30am
PERSPECTIVE DREAMS (BEGINNER NEEDLEPOINT)
This is a beginner needlepoint canvas class. You will work from a chart and learn 14 different stitches. $75 includes class, pattern, canvas and threads. Pick your color palette when you sign up—lots of colors available. 3 sessions on first Saturdays of the month
Saturday, Oct 1st & Nov 5th & Dec 3rd 9:30-11:30am
HOLIDAY ORNAMENT FINISHING CLASS
Jeanette will be in town (!) and will teach you how to finish the Holiday ornaments you’ve been stitching as members of the monthly Needlepoint Ornament Club. This class is available first to people who have signed up for the Ornament Club—if you are not a member, you may be placed on a waiting list. $15 includes some supplies. You bring a stitched class ornament, sewing thread to match, and trim (if you want purchased). Jeanette will teach you how to make cording.
Monday, September 19th 6:30-8:30pm
PETEI NEEDLEPOINT ORNAMENT
Pick your favorite canvas from our vast selection of trunk show Santa ornaments and Kathy will write a stitch guide for it. At class, we will learn different stitches and begin stitching. $10 plus canvas and threads. 10% off threads purchased for the canvas.
Friday, Sept 9th OR Sept 23rd 9:30-11:00am
Thursday, Oct 13th 9:30am-11pm OR 6:30-8:00pm
PRIVATE PUNCHNEEDLE LESSONS
Purchase the DVD and a three strand needle and Charlotte will show you everything you need to know in the comfort of your own home. $38.00 includes DVD, fabric with pattern preprinted on it, and all threads. Needle & hoop purchased separately.
MONTHLY ABC - Adventures in stitches - Basic to Challenging
This class is being taught as a year long adventure once a month. We will start a new class on Tuesday mornings once a month. The complete design will be a mystery as you will receive a new pattern each month to add to what you have already done. We started with basic stitches and will progress to more challenging stitches making this a perfect class for anyone who wants to learn to do counted needlepoint or has a desire to learn about different stitches and threads. Kit cost is $75 and includes first month’s pattern. $15/mo thereafter To sign up, come in and pick out a Watercolor thread.
Last Tuesday of the month 9:30-11:30am (will not meet in December)
MONTHLY NEEDLEPOINT ORNAMENT CLUB
Join us as we make a round shaped ornament each month until Christmas. We will stitch on 14 ct canvas and use Watercours and a variety of metallic threads and stitches. You will also have the opportunity to pick your own colors. Kathy has designed these ornaments just for this class and if you finish them all before Christmas, you will receive six more patterns FREE. The club started in June and will end in December with a Christmas Party but you can still join! $12 per month includes complete kit. Add $2 per month if you’d like to join us by mail.—please bring 7x7 stretcher bars to class. Classes will meet on second Tuesdays and third Wednesdays
Sessions—Tuesday, Sept 13th 10:30am-12pm OR 6:30-8:00pm OR Saturday, Sept 17th 9:30-11:00am
Tuesday, Oct 11th 10:30am-12pm OR 6:30-8:00pm OR Saturday, Oct 11th 9:30-11:00am
Tuesday, Nov 8th 10:30am-12pm OR 6:30-8:00pm OR Saturday, Nov 19th 9:30-11:00am
Tuesday, Dec 13th 10:30am-12pm OR 6:30-8:00pm OR Saturday, Dec 17th 9:30-11:00am (PARTY!!)
SUSAN PORTRA LIGHTBULB ORNAMENT CLUB
Join us as we make a lightbulb shaped ornament each month. We will stitch on 18 ct canvas and use a variety of different threads from Rainbow Gallery and stitches. Choose your own color each month. $12 per month includes complete kit. Add $2 per month if you’d like to join us by mail.—please bring 6x7 stretcher bars to class. Classes will meet on third Friday morning of each month. You can sign up for one session or come every month. Come see the models in the shop.
Sessions—Fridays, Sept 16th, Oct 21st, Nov 18th, Dec 16th 9:30-11:30am
HEIRLOOM HOMECOMING SAMPLER
Stitch this beautiful sampler from Thea Dueck (Victoria Sampler) on platinum linen. Lots of different stitches as well as hemstitching and hardanger. We will meet monthly with homework inbetween. You must be comfortable stitching on linen to sign up for this class. Classes will meet on third Wednesdays and Thursdays. $100 includes complete kit and all class sessions.
Sessions—Wednesdays Oct 19th, Nov 16th, Dec 21st 9:30-11:30am OR
Thursdays , Oct 20th, Nov 17th, Dec 22nd 6:30-8:30pm
Afraid to try linen? Don’t know what “stitch over two threads” means? This class will take the mystery out of working on linen. The finished piece makes a great scissor fob. $15 includes all supplies
Wednesday, Sept 28th, Oct 12th 9:30-11:00am OR 6:30-8:00pm
Fri, Nov 11th 9:30-11:00am
Intrigued by Punchneedle? This is the easiest needleart to learn and you can quickly finish! Pick out any pattern you’d like. $10.00 plus supplies.
Friday, Sept 30th 9:30am-12pm
Thursday, Oct 6th or 27th or Nov 10th 9:30am-12pm OR 6:00-8:30pm