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Barbara Meger to be hosted by the Chesapeake Treasures

04/23/2016 - 04/24/2016

Chapter: Chesapeake Treasures

Chesapeake Treasures Smocking Guild is happy to announce that Barbara Meger will be presenting a  weekend of beautiful smocking techniques on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, 2016.

 “Smocking Stitches- Not for Artisans Only   Saturday, April 23, 2016   9:30 am – 4:30 pm

“Applique Smocking—A Classic Choice”          Sunday, April 24, 2016     9 am – 4 pm

 Classes are limited to 25 people per class. Registrations closes on March 10, 2016. 

Click on the link below for more detailed information on the classes, kits, location, and fees.


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Charles River Smockers hosts Carol Laflin Ahles May 19-20 in Wellesley, MA

05/19/2016 - 05/20/2016

Chapter: Charles River Smockers

Carol Laflin Ahles will be teaching two classes in Wellesley, MA on May 19-20, 2016

Fine Machine Sewing For the Artisan is a nine (9) hour notebook class.

Laced-Edged Hemstitched Baby Blanket is a 3 hourproject  class.

Please see attached file for more information.

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Holly Berries Chapter hosts Gail Doane in New Jersey May, 2016

05/19/2016 - 05/21/2016

Chapter: Holly Berries Chapter
Gail will be in Westhampton, NJ on May 19-21, 2016 at the Burlington County Library.
She will be teaching her new "Jelly Roll Quilted Jacket and Dress", which has just been revealed by Classic Sewing Magazine to be on the cover of the summer edition. 
There are four colorways to choose from.
Please contact Karin Eveland ( for the choices.
There is an attached flyer with more information and pictures below.
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Dogwood Chapter Hosts Phyllis Brown

06/24/2016 - 06/25/2016

Chapter: Dogwood Chapter

Join the Dogwood Chapter on June 24-25, 2016 as they host Phyllis Brown for 2 days of classes. 

Smocked Diaper Shirt  (6 hours)

Beginning Drawn Thread:  Notebook Class (3 hours, am)
Boy's Button Cap  (3 hours, PM)

For more information or registration, please click on the link below, or contact Renee Infinger at 


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Phyllis Brown Workshop hosted by Smart Smockers in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

08/05/2016 - 08/07/2016

Please join us in a fun filled weekend and take advantage of our time with such a talented teacher. Learn new skills and polish old while making new friends. Open the file below for pictures, more information and to register.


Daygown with Faggoted Edges 

Molly: A Drawn Thread Yoke Dress  sizes 12-24 month or 18" doll 
 A Monogrammed Towel for Dee
For more in formation, see flyer below, or contact Kate Westlake at
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Sew Cal Gals host Judith Adams

Ultimate Elegant Needlework Bag

08/12/2016 - 08/14/2016

Chapter: Sew Cal Gals
Region: REGION V

Join the Sew Cal Gals in August as they host Judith Adams for 3 days of classes:

8/12  Ultimate Elegant Needlework Bag
8/13-14  Snowdrop Bishop

For more information, click on the link below or contact Chris Sykes at   or 626-286-8703

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Dogwood Chapter Hosts Cindy Foose

10/20/2016 - 10/22/2016

Chapter: Dogwood Chapter

Join the Dogwood Chapter as they host Cindy Foose for 3 days of classes, October 20 - 22, 2016.

Segmented Construction:  Concentrate on Concepts (15 hours)
Decorative Edges (3 hours)

Click on Brochure or email Renee Infinger at for more information.

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