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Woolie News From Woolkeeper 6-15-16

Some of the Upcoming Classes at Woolkeeper

To secure a space in a class pre-payment of class fee required.

Introduction to Wool Applique

Beginning Wool Applique- Sunday July 31st -12p.m.- 4p.m.
Instructor: Kathy Wall- Class Cost $20.00 - Kit Cost: $34

Learn the basic of wool applique by making The Echinacea Pin Keep and Needle Keep in either the pink or purple color way. Kit required. Kit may be purchased the day of class. In addition to the Woolkeeper pattern and wool kit, a kit with thread, needle and Heat N Bond Lite will be provided for you. You need to bring a pencil and scissors for cutting paper and wool.

Beginning Punch Needle
Sunday July 17th-12 p.m.-4 p.m.

 Instructor: Kathy Wall-Cost $20.00-Pattern and Kit Cost $26.75

The beginner punch needle Kit includes the Sheep pattern, by Three Sheep Studio, drawn on weavers cloth, detailed instructions with photos to complete the design and Valdani Thread to complete the project.
The completed project can be framed, made into a little pillow
or mounted on a bag, board or box.
Also included are instructions for finishing the project with wool backing and a beaded blanket stitch.

Other Materials required for class:

Punch Needle-
I Strongly suggest the Ultra Punch Needle Kit which includes the punch, 3 needles and 2 threaders. Available at Woolkeeper for $25.00

Morgan no-slip hoop
. I Suggest the Morgan Lap Stand Combo 7” and 9” Hoop.
Available at Woolkeeper for $48.00.

This class will fill up fast.
If you asked to be on the waiting list for this class you still need to pre-pay to reserve your spot.

Embroidery Stitches

Hatched and Patched Pincushions-
This series of classes will have you learning several stitches while making Pincushions from Hatched and Patched.

5 monthly sessions-Second Sunday of the month July-Nov. July 10th, Aug.14th, Sept.11th, Oct. 9th, Nov.13th
from 12.p.m-3p.m.

Instructor: Lisa Benson- Cost $10.00 a class or $45.00 if you pay for all of them at once.

A pattern with a wool kit will be required for each class. Each Pattern with Kit will be $9.00.
Kits can be picked up before class so you can coordinate the threads you will need for the project.
Scissors, Pencil, Chenille needle #24, sewing needle and Heat n Bond Lite required for class.
Learning the stitches and hand stitching the top will be done during class,

Constructing the pincushion can be done at home with your sewing machine. Lisa will demonstrate how to complete the pincushion when the hand stitching is completed. Stitches covered will be the Blanket Stitch, Back Stitch, Colonial Knot, Whip Stitch, Straight Stitch, Running Stitch, Lazy Daisy Stitch, Fly Stitch, Stem Stitch and Couching. Samples can be seen at Woolkeeper.


Holly Wear 2 ½” Round Punchneedle Embroidery by Threads that Bind.

Saturday, July 23rd from 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Instructor: Lisa Benson - Class Cost $10

Pattern with screenprinted weavers cloth-$10.00

If you already know beginning punchneedle techniques, this is a fun, fast, project for you. Turn this punchneedle piece into a lovely pin. Cover button, pin back and thread available at Woolkeeper.
Bring your punch needle and hoop.



Christmas Patchwork Loves Embroidery
by Gail Pan-Ornaments

Sat. July 16th and Sat. Aug. 20th from 10 a.m.-3p.m.

Instructor: Danette Stout- Class Cost $35

Lunch break mid-day.  Bring a lunch or go out.

Embroidery and Redwork fans will love the many projects included in this book. Two of the ornaments will be made in the classes. Two Kits ($8.00 each) including wool, background cotton with interfacing, hanging ribbon and the book ($24.99) will be required for class. Additional supplies needed are needles, threads, scissors and a brown micron pen. All but the scissors available at Woolkeeper.


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