Time to start thinking about our France Getaway for Summer
2017! We've just opened up our sign ups and have already sold out of
the first two weeks. Week Three June 24th - July 1st has been added and
we still have a few spaces left. Join us for a week to explore the
flea markets, the farmer's markets, visit small villages, craft in the
afternoon and of course, enjoy amazing French food prepared by our
friend, Chef Charlotte.
Feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and available rooms
Can't make it to France - but still want a souvenir? Be sure to check out our Found in France treasures we brought home from the brocantes and vide greniers this summer.
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Join me in McKinney for a series of classes offered at the Art house and at the Davis-Hill Historical House.
Using antique African, Italian and Czecho glass beads learn how to make
simple bracelets that can be worn all together or given away as
out your old rosaries, beads and pieces of broken jewelry and we will
create a wearable necklace. Class includes instruction on color and
design, rosary bead looping, correct way to open and close jump rings,
and charm making.
Patchwork Boro Tote Bag
Join me for for a full day Stitch Workshop at the Davis-Hill Historical
House! We begin the day with coffee and a conversation about the
design process, sewing with antique fabric and how to choose fabrics.
You will choose your own fabric from French General's collection of 19th
century antique scraps and stitch a patchwork sewing bag - complete
with boro patching and sashiko stitching. This is a day of slowing
down, putting needle to cloth, and storytelling.
I'll be teaching two classes at Quilt Market this year - all materials
are supplied and students will get the first chance to try out out our
new, long awaited French Embroidery Hoop!
The Art Of Embroidery
the process of choosing a color palette, prepping your project, and
learning the correct way to stitch over a dozen embroidery stitches,
including running stitch, whipped running stitch, stem stitch, couching,
French knots, and the spider web stitch. Relax and get hooked on needle
old bits of rosaries, beads and pieces of broken jewelry we will create
a wearable necklace. Class includes instruction on color and design,
rosary bead looping, correct way to open and close jump rings, and charm
Our upcoming collection of quilting fabric, Madame Rouge, is in the
house and available online! Stop by the shop on a Saturday or check our
website for our collection, including precuts and patterns.
beautiful hoop is ideal for embroiderers, quilters and sewers. Made
out of rolled brass and a steel coil wire this light-weight hoop is easy
on your hands and will hold your fabric taught without putting stress
on your fabric. Works best on a light-weight fabric such as linen,
cotton or silk.