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One More Week Until Gloria

Gloria_McKinnon_2017_headerGloria_McKinnon_at_Let's_SewStill_Time_to_Sign_upWe have hosted special guest instructor Gloria McKinnon each Spring since our shop opened in 2011. Gloria is a world-renowned quilting artist, known for her attention to fine details, hand embroidery, and crazypatch quilting style. Gloria lives in Australia and only visits the United States once a year. We are honored to be the only shop this side of the Mississippi River to host her and her students!

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No experience is required to take any of Gloria McKinnon’s classes. She will show you with patience and expertise how to create each project. Lunch is provided each day, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and learn how to sew with Gloria!

March 26 - 31, 2017
Gloria McKinnon 2017

Gloria McKinnon at Let's SewGloria McKinnon will be returning to Let’s Sew in March 2017!

 

We have hosted special guest instructor Gloria McKinnon each Spring since our shop opened in 2011. Gloria is a world-renowned quilting artist, known for her attention to fine detail and crazypatch quilting style. Gloria McKinnon lives in Australia and only visits the United States once per year. We are honored to be the only shop this side of the Mississippi River that she instructs at during her annual visit.

This year’s class dates are March 26 through March 31, 2017.

Sunday and Monday: Embellished Pincushion

Gloria will teach students how to create a stunning pincushion using a wooden base, silk threads, and beautiful embroidery stitches.

$195 per person. Kit (with tax): $41.73. Total $236.73

Tuesday and Wednesday: Reticule Purse

Made from Dupioni silk, a reticule is a traditional drawstring purse. Gloria McKinnon will show students how to embellish this project with silk ribbons and threads and beads. The inside of the reticule has a small, additional pincushion.

 

$195 per person. Kit (with tax): $165.85. Total $360.85

Thursday & Friday: Victorian Ladies Quilt block

Victorian Ladies Gloria McKinnon block

Gloria will end her week of classes at Let’s Sew with her signature, crazy patch sewing technique. The Victorian Ladies class will show you how to embellish a nine block quilt, one block at a time. This quilt uses silk fabrics, ribbons and threads as well as beads, trims and hand-dyed laces.

$195 per person. Kit (with tax) $37.45 $62.06. Total $257.06

UPDATED KIT PRICE!! The kit now includes even more to cover ribbon embroidery, thread embroidery, chenille thread embroidery and beading materials needed for the class!

Bundle Deals

Register for two classes and save $10. Register for all three classes and save $20.

Payment Details

Deposits are required in order to save your seat in the class. A $75 deposit per person is due at the time of registration and will be applied to the cost of the class. Payment can be made up front for the entire cost of the class or in increments.

Payments must be made the week of January 25 through January 31, 2017. Payments will again be made the week of February 23 through February 27, 2017.

No refunds will be given 30 days from the event.

Please note that our classroom is a fragrance-free zone. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

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November 08, 2016
Floral Embellishing

Floral Embellishing sample

 

Learn how to create embellishments for garments or crafts out of trims such as velvet ribbon and rick rack.

The class will cover how to create the sample in the photo above by hand. Check out the photo gallery below to see examples of how this technique can be used to embellish garments!

Class Times

PART 1: November 08, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. to 8;30 p.m.
PART 2: November 15, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

The Floral Embellishing class is $45 plus a $15 kit. The kit includes all the materials needed to make the sample. The total cost is $65. This class is completely done using hand techniques. A sewing machine is not required.

Supply List

Download our Floral Embellishing supply list by clicking the link below.

floral-embellishing-class-supply-list

How To Sign Up

Register in-store or over the phone. Class fee is required at the time of registration in order to hold your seat. Refunds will not be given on this class.

Note: Our store is a FRAGRANCE-FREE ZONE. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

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