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WINTER 2019

MINI CLASSES

COUNTED CROSS STITCH - This class will focus on basic cross stitch technique. Kit included in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                               Class fee $10.00

 

STITCHING OVER 2 THREADS - A mini class to learn the proper way to stitch over 2 threads on linen or evenweave fabric.  (Introduction to Linen Class offers more extensive instruction.) Practice materials provided in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                Class fee $10.00

 

PUNCHNEEDLE - This is an age-old technique that is experiencing renewed interest. A Punchneedle is used to make loops that form a textured design. It appears to be a miniature plush rug. Fun and easy to do.

CTR Punchneedle and a hoop are required, but NOT included.  Practice materials provided in class fee.
      Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                 Class fee $10.00

 

BEGINNING NEEDLEPOINT - Learn the basics of needlepoint, including basketweave, continental and tent stitch. Practice materials provided in class fee.
       Call 815-455-5470 to schedule.                                                                                Class fee $10.00

 

SCHEDULED CLASSES


INTRODUCTION TO LINEN - Further your cross stitching skills by learning to cross stitch on linen.  Project is a small sampler stitched on 26ct linen.  Instructions and materials included in class fee.  PREREQUISITE:  YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO CROSS STITCH.
Instructor: Kathy Matthews
Saturday   Feb 16   10:00AM - 12:00PM             $20.00
Saturday   Mar 23   10:00AM - 12:00PM             $20.00

 

 


BEGINNING HARDANGER  - Try your hand at the traditional technique of Hardanger.  You will create a lovely "Strawberries and Cream" sachet design or for framing, while learning the basics of Hardanger in this class.  Materials are included in class fee.
Instructor: Eva Rill

Tuesday   Mar 19, April 2      6:30PM - 8:30PM   $35.00


BEACHES  - Even though the calendar says January, it's never too early to start a project that is titled "Beaches".  This Northern Pine Design is stitched on 18 count canvas and is about 6" x 6" when completed.  It is a companion to Blue Bayou and uses ocean and beach colors such as teal, sand, ecru, and blue.  Threads included in this design are Threadworx floss and perle cotton, Krienik #8 Braid, DMC floss, #8 Perle Cotton, and beads.  Students will learn how to lay threads and attach beads when doing the following stitches: Jessicas, crescents, straight gobelins, bargello, Fleur de Lis, and a wrapped shell.  This project is fun to stitch, and you will feel proud when you have a new piece to hang on your wall when summer arrives in Illinois.
Instructor: Mary McGuire
Monday  Feb 25, Mar 18      6:30PM - 9:00PM                 $35.00

 

CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY

Class fee must be paid at the time of registration to reserve a place. One week notice is required to receive a refund for cancellation. NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN WITHOUT ONE WEEK NOTICE. We reserve the right to cancel a class if the minimum is not met..


Class participants will receive a coupon for 10% savings on purchase of class patterns and materials.

 

 

Fiber Fanatic Clubs

Join 1 or more of our Fiber Clubs and receive a specified number of threads each month
at a savings.  Clubs are ongoing, so you may start at any time.
Shipping is FREE!

Fiber Fanatic Club

Regular Price

Club Price

Gloriana Silk   

5 skeins/mo.  

$ 27.00

$ 24.00

Soie d' Alger Silk

6 skeins/mo

$ 25.80

$ 23.00

Anchor Floss

24 skeins/mo

$ 20.40

$ 18.00

DMC Floss

24 skeins/mo

$ 20.40

$ 18.00

Needlepoint Silks

5 skeins/mo

$ 25.00

$ 22.25

Classic Colorworks

10 skeins/mo

$ 25.00

$ 22.25

Sampler Threads

10 skeins/mo

$ 25.00

$ 22.25

Weeks Dye Works

10 skeins/mo

$ 25.00

$ 22.25

Watercolours

6 skeins/mo   

$ 24.60

$ 22.00

Wildflowers    

8 skeins/mo.  

$ 31.20

$ 27.75

Waterlilies

5 skeins/mo.

$33.00

$ 29.25

ThreadworX   

6 skeins/mo

$ 24.60

$ 22.00

Belle Soie

3 skeins/mo

$ 22.50

$ 20.00

Splendor Silk

6 cards/mo

$ 22.50

$ 20.00

Vineyard Silk  

6 skeins/mo.  

$ 33.00

$ 29.25

Dinky Dyes

6 skeins/mo

$ 27.00

$ 24.00

Soie 100/3

6 spools/mo

$ 19.80

$ 17.75

 

 

 

Shop Hours


9:30am-4:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday;
9:30am-8:00pm Thursday
and
9:30am-3:00pm Saturday

 
 
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Crystal Lake, IL 60014 USA
Phone: 815-455-5470
Fax: 815-455-4885
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