to Jan 17


I will be one of nine teachers at the inaugural CANVAS, a needlepoint adventure, in Montgomery, Alabama.  CANVAS, a needlepoint adventure, is an event hosting classes dedicated to the advancement of needlepoint on a canvas ground.

There will be two sessions with me.  The first is a four-day class featuring Patience Brewster holiday stand-ups, including Christmas Fish in Heels, Josie, Joker of Hearts, Vixen's Painter Elf, and Christmas Goose in Heels.  Two examples are below.

The second session is a two-day embellishment class.  The class time includes a customized stitch concept for the canvas of your choice, stitches and threads, and one on one time with me.  

Visit here for more event information or to sign up.  Hope to see you there!

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to Jul 15

Knotted Needle

I will be visiting The Knotted Needle in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI for a three-day Project Choice extravaganza.  I don't know what we will be working on together yet, but listed below are just a few possibilities.

Project Choice is a concept where the customers select the whimsicalstitch.com project of their choice.  They are seated together by project and I work with each group to provide insight and guidance as they work on their project.  It's a lot of fun.

For more information, please contact the store at 313-886-2828 or knotted.needle@gmail.com.

Please join us!  

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to Aug 12

New Friends at Old World

Please join us at Old World Designs in Menlo Park, California for Canvas Enhancement time.  I'll be there from 10-2 on Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12 to work with you and your canvas.  I'll provide suggestions for stitches and thread choices on the canvas of your choice.  

For more information, contact Linda at 650-321-3494 or at info@oldworlddesigns.com.

Hope to see you there!

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to Jun 18

The Beehive

I'm joining the crew at Bedecked and Bedazzled in Maryland for a lovely weekend of stitching.  

First up is a two-day class (June 16 & 17) featuring Melissa Shirley's Passion Flowers & Birds by Emma Williams.  It's a feast of small stitches, pattern stitching, beads, ribbons, some brand new threads, and a wonderful body of water.

And, to top it all off, there's an additional day class (on June 18) featuring Zecca's Royal Peeps.  I've had a blast playing with fabulous threads, beads, new stitches, and lots of beautiful texture for the border.  The unstitched canvas makes me smile; the stitched canvas just makes my heart sing.

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If you would like to sign up, give Bedecked and Bedazzled a call 410.296.0405.  Hope you can join us!  It promises to be a blast!

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to Jun 11

Coming to the Cape!

So excited to be visiting Osterville Needlepoint in charming Cape Cod for a weekend of stitching.  Please join us for three days of basically whatever you want!  Some call it an embellishment class, others call it help, while others (ahem, me) call is whatever you want!  I'll be working with customers on new canvases, guiding them through stitch and thread selections.    

Please join us!  Contact the store at 508-428-4455 or info@ostervilleneedlepointshop.com.

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to May 1

Baa Baa Black Sheep

I will be visiting the Black Sheep Shop in Orlando in April!  The first two days will be dedicated to a workshop with the beautiful Lemons piece.

An embellishment class will be offered on Monday.  I will provide you with a stitch guide, threads, and personal instruction for a canvas of your choice.

For more information, please contact the Black Sheep Shop at (407) 894-0444 or theblacksheepshop@hotmail.com.

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to Nov 5

California Girl in Dallas!

I'm thrilled to be visiting Creative Stitches and Gifts in Dallas on November 4 and 5 for what we are calling mini-embellishment day classes.  Bring a work-in-progress project and integrate my subtle style into your piece.  I'll help with stitches, thread suggestions, approachable embellishments, and open work to help you bring it all together.

Space is limited.  Give Creative Stitches a call soon at 214-361-2610 to reserve your spot.  For more details and the small print, visit Creative Stitches' website

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to Sep 27

Aristeia Retreat | Tea by the Sea

I will be teaching "Tea by the Sea" at the acclaimed annual Aristeia Retreat at the Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California.  The exclusive piece, designed by Melissa Shirley, is a charming "tea"scape.  

It promises to be a delightful event (as always) and I promise to share some lovely stitches including ribbons, beading, small space stitches, and a few other surprises.  (Keep an eye on that wicker chair.)  Please contact Sue Goldberg at Aristeia Needlepoint at 310-260-6330 for pricing and registration information.  

Hope to see you there!

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to Sep 11

Po's Point

Heading off to Po's Point in charming Charlotte, NC.  We will be working on Snowman Row and the brand new Cupcake Pillow!

For more information on the shop, visit here

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to Aug 21

Sweet Home Alabama

I will be visiting The Needle Bug in Montgomery, AL for a three day extravaganza.  I will be working with the stitchers on the whimsicalstitch.com project of their choice.  So far, this includes Rooftops, Shell Table, and Rustic Santa.  

I can't wait to see what else they want to do!

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