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Claudia Newton Workshop in Manchester By The Sea, MA

04/11/2015 - 04/12/2015

Chapter: Bewitching Stitchers
Region: REGION I

Bewitching Stitchers, Beverly, MA will host Claudia Newton on April 11-12, 2015 for a two day class in fine embroidery techniques,  "Schwalm Blessing Bonnet" is a 12 hour class that can also be completed as a tea towel.  Schwalm embroidery is sometimes called the Queen of Whitework. The class focuses on traditional Schwalm techniques, The pristine symmetry of counted thread work is complemented by graceful surface embroidery scrolls and flowers.


Class Fee:$100.00  Kit Fee - $25.00

For more information please contact Kathy Mange at

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