Sunday, May 12, 2013

More Classes with SharonG and Susan Hoekstra

Today was a surprise securing dates for two classes.  Saturday July 13th will be a return of SharonG for canvas embellishment.  And on August 3rd Susan Hoekstra will be here to teach Ben's Kites, taught in 2012 ANG National Seminar.  Until I have links to register for these online please contact me to register.  Don't hesitate to call or email me with any questions (emailed preferred).  Hope to see you at one or both days of learning and stitching.

Canvas Embellishment with SharonG, Saturday July 13th.
Below are pieces that came out of classes here with Sharon. Top was stitched by Mary, and is a Colors of Praise canvas.  Next, a canvas by Melissa Shirley was stitched by Carol and finished by Marlene's Custom Pillows. Below is Sharon's infamous designed Ornament stitched according to her guide.  Yes, she loves beads and is a master at borders.  She'll be bringing along a trunk show, all canvas purchases will be offered at 20% for students.  Oh, Sharon mentioned to me today that her ornament was the inspiration behind the Kreinik spool needle minder newly released by Accoutrements.  
Canvas embellisment class Saturday July 13th.  $75 for the day, buy new or BYOC.  Theres time to order that special canvas you've always wanted but knew you'd like some help with.

Bens' Kites by Susan Hoekstra, Saturday August 3rd.

Ben's Kites offers a chance to work with new stitches and new variations of old and familiar stitches.  The kites highlight the four seasons and through their placement force your eyes around the canvas.  A recent trip to Philadelphia inspired this piece and was taught in Philadelphia for ANG National Seminar 2012 . I have chosen to utilize new and old threads within this piece; all which create a vibrant, yet balanced, design.  'Ben's Kites' is stitched on 18-count and is approximately 8" x 8”, including border.  Ground Fabric is18 count white mono canvas with design drawn on canvas,
Class Fee is $140 and includes: teaching fee, instruction book, thread kit, and lunch too.  Students will need to bring two pair of 13" stretcher bars and your stitching supplies including a laying tool and frame stand or frame weight for hands free stitching. 

Bens' Kites by Susan Hoekstra

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