Classes We Offer

Bobbin Lace
Bobbin lace is a lacemaking technique in which lengths of thread wound on bobbins are twisted and braided. As the work progresses, the lace is held in place with pins placed in a lace pillow following a pattern. In this class, students will learn the basic fundamentals of Torchon lace and how it's constructed. We will be focusing on Half stitch, Linen stitch, and Whole stitch techniques, while constructing simple bobbin lace sampler. Students will also work towards making a simple Torchon tape lace.
Offered as:
  • Weekend Intensive
  • 4 Week
  • Morning Series
  • After Workshop
Embroidery
In this course, students learn traditional embroidery stitches as well as develop their own way of drawing with thread. Students will be introduced to a variety of ways of creating lines and textures on cloth and image transferring techniques. Students will leave with their first embroidery sampler and an embroidery hoop to continue practicing.
Offered as:
  • Weekend Intensive
  • 4 Week
  • Morning Series
  • After Workshop
Sashiko Embroidery
Sashiko Embroidery is a traditional Japanese functional embroidery/stitching technique, which was used for mending and reinforce fabric. Through the use of mainly running stitch, with different lengths and alignments, an amazing array of patterns can be achieved. ​
Offered as:
  • Weekend Intensive
  • 4 Week
  • Morning Series
  • After Workshop
Sashiko Mending
Japanese sashiko embroidery both reinforces and ornaments fabric with beautifully tessellating geometric patterns, all created with a simple straight stitch. In this workshop we’ll discuss the basics of materials selection and pattern development as we revive and beautify our wardrobes. Please bring along 1-2 pieces of clothing in need of mending and we will patch them up! Clothing should be medium weight woven fabric, such as a blouse or blue jeans.
Offered as:
  • After Workshop