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Creative Hand Stitching Classes and Groups 

Angela Lawrence is back!

And we can't be more excited. 

Angela is well known for her beautiful designs and appliqué. Now she has created a whole new class series called 

"Creative Hand Embroidery Stitching" And more wool classes for you as well. 

Beginning Wool Applique' called"Pineapple Welcome" ......and 

Intermediate Wool Applique' called "Pomegranate Banner"

See more information below on these classes.

We have been anticipating Angela's return to teaching and sharing all her new designs in 2023 and beyond.
We can't wait to get started with her. 

A little bit about Angela.

Artist Angela Lawrence has created a wide ranging number of appliqué designs that take quilting from ordinary into the extraordinary. Her hand-crafted art has an inspiring beauty that draws from a variety of influences, including floral and natural elements.

Angela has taught needleturn appliqué in Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota since 1998. With a degree in education, it was only natural that her love of teaching and passion for quilting would draw her back to the classroom teaching beginning through advanced appliqué workshops. Angela enjoys all aspects of quilting but her passion is needleturn appliqué.

Sign up for these new classes below on our website and get 

started learning new techniques and stitching with Angela. 

Come Stitch with me!

Classes start off on January 19th with 

"Creative Hand Embroidery Stitching"

Join Angela for six, 2 - hour class sessions to discover the world of creative hand embroidery stitching. These stitches can be used to embellish both cotton and wool applique'. During the class we will be using Sue Spargo's book, Creative Stitching, 2nd Edition, as a reference for the many stitches you will be learning. Demonstrations and hands-on application of the stitches will be included in each of the six two- hour sessions. The class fee includes instruction and a project kit. The kit includes a 1/2 yard of graph fabric, a full- size diagram of Angela's exclusive pattern design just for this class, the background fabric, as well as 9 balls of Perle cotton threads in a beautiful array of colors of your choice to complete your hand-stitching project. Once you have completed your project design Angela will show you how to back and bind your project to make this into a beautiful wall hanging, table topper or pillow.
This is a 2 hr. class on Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:00 on the dates listed. 

Jan. 19th & 26th, Feb. 16th & 23rd & March 9th & 16th - cost $145

sign up HERE

Beginning Wool Applique' called "Pineapple Welcome"

If you are looking for an introduction to wool applique', this is the class for you! Included in the class will be a discussion of the characteristics of wool, demonstrations of the preparation steps and hand stitches to complete a beginning wool project. The stem stitch, blanket stitch and whip stitch will be demonstrated. This wool applique' class will give you the foundation and confidence to take on more involved wool projects. Welcome to the world of wool applique'. The required kit included for the Class includes: Full-sized Pattern Print; Wool background square; Flannel backing square; Wool for all applique' shapes; two Wonderfil Perle cotton threads, size 8 to match wool applique' shapes; and, cording. Wed. Feb 1st 1:00 - 4:00 - cost $59.00

Sign up HERE

Intermediate Wool Applique' "Pomegranate Banner"

Class begins with a thorough discussion of wool, the instructor's preferred notions, and preparation steps for wool applique'. Demonstrations of the whip stitch and blanket stitch will be included with other decorative stitches used to enhance this wool banner. The required Fabric Kit for the Class includes: Full-sized Pattern Print (Finished Size: 9" x 14"); Wool Applique' Background (9" x 16"), and Wool Backing Fabric (9" x 14"); Wool for all Applique' Shapes; 4 Wonderfil Perle Cotton threads; and, Pattern Ease for Overlay. A light lunch will be provided. 

Saturday Feb. 25th 10:00 - 4:00 - cost $119.00

Sign up HERE

 

Wonderfil Eleganza #8 Perl cotton hand Embroidery Threads!

Coming your way starting in January we will be carrying a full array of Wonderfil Eleganza Balls of #8 hand stitching threads in both solids and variegated for ALL your hand embroidery needs including all of Angela's projects! 100 colors of hand embroidery threads you will not see anywhere else. 

Spread the word as they will be arriving soon.

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