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Phyllis Brown Presented by Heirloom Smockers of Huntsville, AL

04/16/2015 - 04/18/2015

Chapter: Heirloom Smockers of Huntsville

Phyllis' dress, Alison, is designed to give each student embroidery and construction options that challenge their ability.  Simplified skills such as basic yoke dress construction will be demonstrated and basic embroidery skills will be practiced.  A Smile A Day sandals are little wonders made with broadcloth and embellished with flowing shadowwork bows and enchanting flowers.

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Sandcastle presents Kathy Awender

05/02/2015 - 05/16/2015

Chapter: Sandcastle Chapter

Join the Sandcastle Chapter as they present Kathy Awender for a 2 day class, Dimity Dreams, a smocked bishop dress with a smocked pocket.  The class will be conducted on 2 Saturdays, May 2 & 16, 2015.

For more inforation, please clickon the link to the Class info, or

Contact Lisa Cheverier at 949-858-0380 or

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Conestoga Stitchers host Claudia Newton in PA

05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015

Chapter: Conestoga Stitchers

Claudia will be teaching "Fine Construction Techniques for Baby Garments" on Saturday.  Tecniques for adding a professional look to your dainty heirloom-quality baby garments using folded tucks,m tiny French seams,narrow bias binding, dainty buttonholes anbd shell edging.

On Sunday there will be two hand embroidery classes:  "Sweet and Simple Ribbons" and "Baby Chicks Burp Cloth:.

Please review the attached flyer for more information.

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