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Liberty Sewing Roll, Sweetheart Swing Jacket and Back Button Bishop

08/21/2015 - 08/23/2015

 Sew Cal Gals SAGA Chapter is pleased to host

 a workshop with Gail Doane


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

August 21 – 6 hour workshop Liberty Trim Embroidered Sewing Case

August 22 and 23 - 12 hour workshop ‘Sweetheart’ - Swing Jacket and Back Button Bishop Dress (Dakota Pique/Paisley Lawn)


Classes will be held in the boardroom


Hillcrest Homes in La Verne, CA

Lunch included


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Mountain Laurel Stitchers host Gail Doane in Branford, CT

11/06/2015 - 11/09/2015

Chapter: Mountain Laurel Stitchers

"Master Class - Details, Details, Details"  Traditional Dress Coat and Matching Side Panel Smocked Dress

In Gail's own words, "this class definitely falls into the category of "Master" advanced class ranking." 

Please see the attached brochure for specifics.                                                                       

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Great Lakes Smocking Chapter of Michigan invites you to their workshop

11/12/2015 - 11/14/2015

Great Lakes Smocking Chapter is pleased to host a workshop with Claudia Newton in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
November 12-14, 2015
For more information, contact Debby Rais at

Bewitching Stitchers host Phyllis Brown in Manchester By The Sea, MA

04/09/2016 - 04/10/2016

Chapter: Bewitching Stitchers



BEWITCHING STITCHERS, MA will host Phyllis Brown for a two day weekend workshop April 9-10, 2016.  More information will be posted when the classes are chosen.

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