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Stitching at the Beach ~ 2017 Classes

The following classes are available during the 2017 Stitching at the Beach retreat in October.  Please email each designer to sign up/pay for the classes you would like to participate in.  You will see listed a minimum and maximum of class size.  If the minimum isn't met, the class will be cancelled.  These wonderful designers have given us amazing choices and wonderful prices for the classes, so please pick your favorites and sign up asap!

 

The actual class schedule will be determined as soon as we know for sure that all classes will take place, so please go ahead & sign up asap so the schedule can be worked out.  Classes will be spread over 3 days, Thursday, Friday & Saturday.  If there is a class you really want to take and you are not arriving before Thursday, please email me at palsconvention@hotmail.com and I will do my best to schedule any of those on Friday or Saturday.  Thank you & hope you all enjoy these wonderful class selections!

 

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VERY BERRY FINISHES

Berries, berries, everywhere from Erica Michaels Designs!

One of the easiest “smalls” to finish, we’ll talk about the differences in stitching and finishing the silk versus linen berries, review basic assembly and have some show-and-tell with a variety of fun top treatments. You’ll get an exclusive linen berry chart and we’ll create some custom wool pins for your berry. No pre-class stitching necessary. 

  • Class Duration: 1 hour
  • Cost: $30
  • Class Size: Minimum - 10. Maximum - 20

Please email to emstitch@charter.net to reserve your seat and a kit, no later than September 15, 2017. You may pay ‘at the door’ – in cash, exact change only please.

  

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Harvest Home Drum Pynkeep ~ Beth Ann Seal ~ Summer House Stitche Workes

Class Description:

Your needles will sing a song to call this Fall inspired drum pinkeep home. Stitched on 30 or 32 count (your choice) Tin Roof linen from Weeks Dye Works, the autumnal palette flows from the hand-dyed Gentle Art floss colors.  The pinkeep is topped with warm, Glen Plaid wool from Weeks Dye Works and stuffed with a combination of polyfill, wool roving, and weights. In the three hour class you will learn how to construct the 5” drum using a variety of stitches and will go home with the finished pinkeep to brighten your Harvest Home. Prestitching Required to finish in class.

  • Class Duration: 3 hours 
  • Cost: $60
  • Min/Max Class Size: Minimum - 6. Maximum - 20
  • Payment Methods: Visa/MC/Discover/Am Ex/PayPal - Prestitching kit will be mailed once payment in full is received.
Please email bas_designs@yahoo.com to sign up for the class.

     

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    Fern Ridge Collections "Beach House"

    BEACH HOUSE!! In this class you will learn to do the two needle method for peyote beading.  This wonderful sandcastle scissor fob (inspired by the logo for Stitching at the Beach!) will help you remember the good times of stitching at the beach.  The kit will include delica beads, Swarovski crystals, 3 beachy charms, pearls, a real sea shell and other specialty beads.  Join us, we will have a fun time!!!

    Class Description: 

    • Class Duration: 3 hours 
    • Cost: $55
    • Min/Max Class Size: Minimum - 5. Maximum - 20
    • Payment Methods: PayPal to pre-pay, Credit Card or cash if paying at class time
    Please email sales@fernridgecollections.com to sign up for the class.

     

      

     

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    My Secret Garden Biscornu

    from Janis Note of Noteworthy Needle

    Two interlocking biscornus form a tower of shrubbery and wrought iron. Hiding inside are colorful stitched, woven, and knotted flowers on a linen base. Overdyed delphiniums and bullion roses attract a stumpwork bumble bee who resides in the center of this hidden garden. The unique construction of the tower sets this piece apart from other biscornus. A preface piece with specialty stitches and stumpwork will be stitched in class and demonstration of entire finishing will also be given. Kit contains: 32 ct linen, fibers, stumpwork materials, filling, detailed chart, stitching diagrams, and finishing instructions.

    • Class Duration: 3 hours 
    • Cost: $65
    • Min/Max Class Size: Minimum - 6. Maximum - 25
    • Payment Methods: PayPal, Cash, or Credit Card

    Please email noteworthyneedle@hotmail.com to sign up for the class.

      

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    Shabby Chic Roses Pincushion
    Pam Lewis & Susan Rohm-Praiseworthy Stitches


    Come & stitch this adorable shabby chic pincushion.  This sweet pincushion features a circle of stitched roses & can be personalized with an initial.  It is available in your choice of either shades of pink or peach.  The design will be stitched on linen with DMC floss, finished with cotton prints, trimmed with ribbon trim then mounted into an antique jello mold.  You will learn how to do the simple finishing required for this exclusive design.  

    • Class duration: 1 ½- 2 hours

    • Cost: $25

    • Class size: Min-10   Max-30

    Please email us at praiseworthystch@bellsouth.net to reserve your seat & to state your color preference.  Please let us know by October 1st, 2017!  You may pay at the door.

     

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     Rovaris - 2 classes being offered!

    Come with us to make your broom for halloween, you can decorate your corner with a new and unusual accessory.  (Photo shown is an example.  The actual project will be a Halloween design!)

     

    • Class duration: 3-4 hours

    • Cost: $40

    • Class size: Min-6   Max-25

    Please email us at lillax@libero.it to sign up.  We prefer cash payment for class at the door in Myrtle Beach.

     

     

    A handmade wooden handball box in Italy, with 4 seasonal designs to choose from!   Additional pictures will be available soon. 

    • Class duration: 3-4 hours

    • Cost: $70

    • Class size: Min-6   Max-25

    Please email us at  lillax@libero.it to sign up.  We prefer cash payment for class at the door in Myrtle Beach.

     

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     Jeanette Douglas Designs - 2 classes being offered!

    Mermaid Treasure Box

    This piece is a shadow box frame for your pieces and holds a small sampler and 3 smalls or accessories to go with it, the theme being a Mermaid. 

    It uses specialty stitches and cross stitches to create the sweet water scene  using silk threads. The accessories that go with the Mermaid piece have wool felt as the backing  are a fishwinder thread keep, a rope scissors holder and a starfish pincushion.

    You will receive the shadow box, the chart, all silk threads on a labelled floss card along with finishing supplies, like the wool felt, iron on and stiff interfacing, Seahorse charm, tiny heart charm , Fresh water pearls, Cebu shell, Swarovski crystals, beads , nymo thread, Perle Cotton, pins, Fish Thread winder, Green velvet ribbon

    This project is for anyone who loves the sea and mermaids and wants a mixture of stitching smalls and a sampler. 

     

    • Class duration: about 3-4 hours

    • Cost: $110

    • Class size: Min-6   Max-25

    Please email info@jeannettedouglas.com no later than Aug 16 to reserve your spot.  Payment methods Visa/MC/Paypal/Cash

    **Please sign up to reserve your spot now, but note that Jeannette is going to be away for a bit and won't be able to get back to you for payment until after July 5th.  

     

     Jeanette Douglas Designs

    Mermaid scissors Fob

    This piece is a match to the Mermaid Treasure box but certainly is a stand alone on its own. 

    This is a double sided mermaid themed rectangular shaped flat scissors accessory. It uses only cross stitches in it, although there is some over 1 fabric thread.  The double sided design holds the twisted cord which is made as a slider and placed between the flat finished sides and you can then slide the fob up and down the twisted cord. Handy! 

    You will receive the chart, all silk threads, and finishing supplies, the Perle Cotton to make the twisted cord, iron on and stiff interfacing, beads as the edging and nymo thread. The scissors you bring!

    This project teaches the fob slider. 

     

    • Class duration: about 1 hour

    • Cost: $45

    • Class size: Min-6   Max-25

    Please email info@jeannettedouglas.com no later than Aug 16 to reserve your spot.  Payment methods Visa/MC/Paypal/Cash

    **Please sign up to reserve your spot now, but note that Jeannette is going to be away for a bit and won't be able to get back to you for payment until after July 5th.  

     

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    Silver Creek Samplers

    LACING...It's for more than just shoes and corsets! You've just put the final stitches into your work of art. NOW WHAT?! Diane will share her self-taught lacing technique with anyone interested. A small exclusive beach pattern will be sent to all class participants to be completed ahead of time. All you need to bring is your completed stitched beach sampler and Diane will provide the rest. If you can lace your shoes, you can lace your stitchery. Come and learn to tie up your loose ends!

     

    • Class duration: about 1 hour

    • Cost: $20

    • Class size: Min-5 - Max-25

    Please email silvercreeksamplers@yahoo.com to sign up.  We prefer cash payment for class at the door in Myrtle Beach, but can also accept credit card.