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Southern Maryland Smockers to host Jan Kerton

02/01/2016 - 02/05/2016

Chapter: Southern Maryland Smockers

Southern Maryland Smockers will be hosting a workshop with Jan Kerton on February 1,3, 4 and 5, 2016 in Clinton, Maryland. Jan will be teaching a woll felted Needle Book for 2 days and a "Train" desinged crib blanket of appliqued velour animals with embroidered tracks - also a 2 day class.

For more information see thatachd descripio and registraion form and/or conact the registrar, Joan S. Messinger - email

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The Birminham Chapter is Hosting Barbara Meger for a 2 1/2 day workshop in February 2016

02/18/2016 - 02/20/2016

Chapter: Birmingham Chapter

Feb. 18  5:30-8:00pm  3hour   Pleater Maintance

Feb. 19  10:00am-5:00pm  6hour  Applique Smocking

Feb. 20  10:00am-5:00pm  6hour   Drawn Thread Embroidery


Lunch on Friday and Saturday as well as all kit fees are included in the cost of the workshop.  Attendees can register for either the full workshop or an individual class basis.  Deposits are non-refundable after Jan. 1, 2016.


Feel free to call or email Kathy Bizzoco  205-305-8512, or

Victorian Smockers Host Wanda DeWitt

03/04/2016 - 03/06/2016

Chapter: Victorian Smockers

Join the Victorian Smockers as they host Wanda DeWitt for 3 days of classes, March 4-6, 2016. 

See Brochure for class and registration details.

For more informaiton, contact:
Susan Jensen
home  (954) 429-9026
cell     (954) 415-5567

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Heirloom Smockers of Huntsville, AL host Judith Adams

03/17/2016 - 03/19/2016

Chapter: Heirloom Smockers of Huntsville

They will be stitching the Princess Lace Bonnet and Claires Pocket of Flowers Dress.

Brochures will be availal soon.

For information and registration, please contact Penny Ackerman 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.

Thimbleberry Chapter Hosts Wanda DeWitt April 15-16, 2016 in Fairfield, CT

04/15/2016 - 04/16/2016

Chapter: Thimbleberry Chapter


APRIL 15-16, 2016


Wanda DeWiitt will be teaching a two day silk ribbon embroidered reticule class.  

Please see the attached flyer.  More information will be forthcoming.


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Holly Berries and Princeton Pleaters Chapters host Gail Doane in New Jersey

05/12/2016 - 05/14/2016

Chapter: Princeton Pleaters
Mark your calendars!    May 12, 13, 14, 2016  
Gail Doane  is coming to  New Jersey!
More information to follow!

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