Teaching Portfolio

Workshops are available from 1/2 day up to 4 days in length, depending on the project selected. Below are my most current designs but many of the designs listed in my shop are also available for workshops.  Select  projects are available to groups and can be facilitated by a group member(s) without my presence. Please contact me for more details. 

BARGELLO TRIO BRIGHTS- 2 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Love bargello but have not tried 4-way bargello patterns yet? We will discuss how each of the 3 patterns were created. Stitched in silks of varied textures. Flat 8mm beads at the centers. DESIGN SIZE: 6-1/4" X 14" on 18 count canvas. STITCHING LEVEL: basic intermediate to intermediate. KIT COST: $135.00 KIT CONTENTS: bound instruction book, taped/marked canvas, all silk threads, glass beads, needles and storage bag. ALTERNATE COLOR IS "TRANQUIL"

BARGELLO TRIO TRANQUIL - 2 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Love bargello but have not tried 4-way bargello patterns yet? We will discuss how each of the 3 patterns were created. Stitched in silks of varied textures. Flat 8mm beads at the centers. DESIGN SIZE: 6-1/4" X 14" on 18 count canvas. STITCHING LEVEL: basic intermediate to intermediate. KIT COST: $135.00 KIT CONTENTS: bound instruction book, taped/marked canvas, all silk threads, glass beads, needles and storage bag. ALTERNATE COLOR IS "BRIGHTS"

CASBAH REVISITED - 2 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: It is stitched with hand-dyed silk, stranded silks,silk perles and metallics with the addition of gold pailettes. Learn a new to turn corners and change stitch direction by weaving the threads. DESIGN SIZE: 7"X7" on 18 ct. ivory canvas. KIT COST: approx. $120.00. STITCHING LEVEL: Intermediate +. KIT CONTENTS: Bound instruction book with color photos/graphs, taped and marked canvas, all threads, pailettes, needles and storage bag.

AFRICAN IMAGES - 2 DAYS DESCRIPTION: Add layers of color with Copic markers and leaf stencils. Enjoy stitching Straw Silk and Painter's Threads to create texture and glimmer. Personal choices! DESIGN SIZE: 8-1/4” X 11" on 18 count eggshell canvas. STITCHING LEVEL: Intermediate +. KIT COST: Approx. $225.00. KIT CONTENTS: taped and marked canvas, bound instruction book with color photos/graphs, all threads, beads, needles and storage bag. Mixed media supplies provided for class use.

BAROQUE DIAMONDS - 2 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Painter's Thread Ribbon Floss, metallics, and a variety of silks are used to interpret beautiful Moroccan patterns. Copic markers add depth to the canvas and applied bugles and Tila beads add sparkle. DESIGN SIZE: 8-1/4" SQUARE on 18 count eggshell canvas STITCHING LEVEL: Intermediate + . KIT COST: $165.00. KIT CONTENTS: bound instruction book, taped and marked canvas, all threads, beads, needles and storage bag. Copics for class use.

SAHARA -2 or 3 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Sand dunes, baskets, woven and printed cloth patterns...that's SAHARA. Create unique backgrounds by layering Copic markers. Stitch with a variety of silk, cotton, soy, metallic threads plus flat, square and tubular beads to complete the design. STITCHING LEVEL: Intermediate + DESIGN SIZE: 8-3/4" square on 18 count eggshell canvas. KIT COST: approx. $160 KIT CONTENTS: Bound instruction book, taped/marked canvas, all threads, needles, storage bag & 3 Copics

SUMMER GARDEN COLLAGE - 2 or 3 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Layer Copic makers to create unique backgrounds. Then add a garden full of bright, lively stitches and learn technique to create bold silk blooms using 7mm and 13mm ribbon. DESIGN SIZE: 7-3/4" square on 18 count white canvas KIT COST: Approx. $145.00 STITCHING LEVEL: Intermediate + KIT CONTENTS: Bound instruction book with color photos/graphs, taped and marked canvas, all threads, ribbons and beads, needles, storage bag. and two Copic markers

LEAF COLLAGE - 3 DAYS. DESCRIPTION: Use Transfer Artist Paper to add the leaves and then interpret them using simple straight stitches. Add layers of Copic markers to open background areas. Many silk, cotton, soy and metallic threads are used to stitch the collage stitches. DESIGN SIZE: 10-1/2" x 12-1/2" on 18 count eggshell canvas. STITCHING LEVEL: Advanced Intermediate KIT COST: approx. $225.00 KIT CONTENTS: Bound instruction book, taped/marked canvas, all threads, needles and storage bag.

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