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Through the Stitching Glass Seminar

April 30 - May 2, 2021
Radisson Hotel, Corning, NY

Registration opens June 1st.

The MER Chapters of the Twin Tiers are pleased to invite you to visit us in the Crystal City, Corning, NY for Seminar 2020+1. Through the Stitching Glass offers five fabulous teachers, some new to our area, spaces for relaxed stitching and many fine restaurants within walking distance of our hotel and the world famous Corning Museum of Glass. This will be an opportunity to share the special bond that stitching together brings.

Follow this link for the nitty-gritty of registration and seminar particulars or go straight to the registration form or print your very own brochure!

We welcome you to explore the classes featured here and look forward to being your seminar host in 2021. 


1-Day Classes | Friday, April 30, 2021


Pure Calm
Kate Festo

 

Embroidery Type: Rozashi
Proficiency: All levels
Ground: Silk "ro" scrim
Design Size: 3"
Kit Cost : $55
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

Grandma's Button Box
Dawn Fisher


 

Embroidery Type: Counted Thread
Proficiency: Intermediate
Ground: 28-count Linen and 18-count Banding
Design Size: 8.5" x 4.9" x 2.3"
Kit Cost: $80
Pre-work: Yes, 2-3 hours

Full class description and teacher biography

 


1-Day Classes | Sunday, May 2, 2021


Daisy Delight Satin Box
Mary Alice Sinton

 

Embroidery Type: Japanese Bead Embroidery
Proficiency: Basic/Beginner
Ground: 100% cotton
Design Size: 3.2" diameter x 1.75"
Kit Cost: $75
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

 

Lettering for Surface Embroidery
Canby Robertson

 

Embroidery Type: Surface
Proficiency: All levels
Ground: Furnishing weight cotton toile print
Design Size: Varies
Kit Cost: $40
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

Chili Peppers
Jennifer Riefenberg

 

Embroidery Type: Canvas
Proficiency: Intermediate
Ground: Canvas
Design Size: 4" x 4"
Kit Cost: $85
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

 


2-Day Classes | Friday, April 30 & Saturday, May 1, 2021


Bumble Mini Diva Wallet
Mary Alice Sinton

 

Embroidery Type: Japanese Bead Embroidery
Proficiency: Basic/Beginner
Ground: 100% cotton
Design Size: 4.5" x 9"
Kit Cost: $130
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

For the Orts in Your Life
Canby Robertson

 

Embroidery Type: Surface Embroidery
Proficiency: Advanced Intermediate
Ground: Linen
Design Size: 3.5" x 4.25"
Kit Cost: $110
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

Pumpkin Patch
Jennifer Riefenberg

 

Embroidery Type: Canvas
Proficiency: Intermediate
Ground: Canvas
Design Size: 6" x 8"
Kit Cost: $125
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

 


2-Day Classes | Saturday, May 1 & Sunday, May 2, 2021


Gentle Tulip
Kate Festo

 

Embroidery Type: Silk and Metal Thread
Proficiency: Intermediate
Ground: Silk
Design Size: 4.25" x 5.5"
Kit Cost: $85
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography

Lady Washington Sampler
Dawn Fisher

 

Embroidery Type: Counted Thread
Proficiency: Basic-intermediate
Ground: 30 count linen
Design Size: 4" x 12.1"
Kit Cost: $75
Pre-work: No

Full class description and teacher biography


Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Relaxed Stitching is available everyday. Instead of a formal studio time, stitchers will find nice sitting areas ideal for Relaxed Stitching throughout the hotel. Guests are welcome, the cost per day for Relaxed Stitching is $5 and is payable at the door. A deposit is not necessary.

 

Proficiency Levels

  • Basic/Beginner - No experience with the technique being taught.
  • Intermediate - Knowledge of basic stitches and materials and their uses in the techniques being taught.
  • Advanced - Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique being taught, knowledge of color and design which will allow for exploration and creativity.
  • All Levels - Suitable class for all levels of experience in the technique being taught.

Quick Links to Seminar Website Pages
   
  Introduction and class list
  Registration details including cost, location, schedule, etc.
  Teacher pages
    Kate Festo
Dawn Fisher
Jennifer Riefenberg
Canby Robertson
Mary Alice Sinton
  Registration Form
  Merchandise Table Registration Form
  Brochure (printable)

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