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Jan Kerton hosted by Southern Maryland Smockers

01/26/2017 - 01/29/2017

Chapter: Southern Maryland Smockers
Join the Southern Maryland Smockers as they host Jan Kerton of Australia for 4 days of classes in Clinton, Maryland. Class are : Repair Bear Tote Panels, Stumpwork Intial, Mini Butterfly/Dragonfly and Felted Wool Leaf/Acorn Sewing Bag. 
See attached brochure for details and registration ( INFO COMING) . 
Questions or for more information, contact Joan Messinger at
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Victorian Smockers present Judith Adams

02/10/2017 - 02/12/2017

Chapter: Victorian Smockers

The Victorian Smockers Chapter presents a 3-day Workshop with Judith Adams on February 10-12, 2017.

The event will be held at the Duncan Conference Center, 15820 S. Military Trail, Delray Beach, Florida 33484.

Judith will teach the following classes:


Pleater – friend or foe!
Smocked Patchwork Liberty Shoulder Bag
An Encore Smocked Scissors Ball


Please contact: Judy Rand, or 954-426-2773.

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Sandcastle presents Gail Doane

02/24/2017 - 02/26/2017

Chapter: Sandcastle Chapter

Sandcastle is hosting Gaile Doane for her Jelly roll Jacket and Dress, February 24-26, 2017.

Please see flier for Class information and kit choices.

See you there!

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Sew May Things presents Claudia Newton 3/16/2017 - 3/18/2017

03/16/2017 - 03/18/2017

Chapter: Sew Many Things Chapter

The Sew May Things Chapter will be hosting Claudia Newton from March 16 to
March 18, 2017 in Nashville, TN.  Classes include Rosebud Daygown, A
Stitcher's Clutch and Elegant Edges.

See attached brochure for details and registration.

Questions or for more information, contact Stormy McGauley at

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Dogwood Chapter hosts Kathy Dykstra

05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017

Chapter: Dogwood Chapter

Join the Dogwood Chapter May 5-6, 2017, as they host Kathy Dykstra for Stephanie's Scallop Dress.
See flyer for more infor!

Questions or to register contact: Gail Benson (

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Spirit of St. Louis Smockers hosts Gail Doane

03/23/2017 - 03/25/2017

Chapter: Spirit of St. Louis Smockers

Spirit of St. Louis Smockers would like to invite you to join us for our next chapter class in March with Gail Doane.  We will be making Gail's Tartan Trim Raglan Sleeve Twill Jacket and Dress.  The class will be held Thursday through Saturday, March 23-25, 2017.  We will be meeting at Todd Hall, a retreat center just across the river in Illinois and lodging & meals are available at the center.  E-mail Martha Broyles at or Diane Brinker at for more information.  We hope to see you there.

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