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201 Entwined taught by Toni Gerdes

 Entwined: Diamonds, Hexagon, Squares & Rectangles entwine to create this intriguing design. You will explore many different shades & textures of red, gray, and black metallic, silk, & cotton threads as you create the shapes that entwine so captivatingly. These include Gloriana silk, Needlepoint, Inc. silk, City Needleworks silk, Planet Earth silk, Caron Collection silk & overdyed cotton, Kreinik, Bijoux, Sparkle! Braid, Petite Silk Lamé Braid, Elegance silk, & Hi-Lights. On the smoke gray Congress cloth the shapes evolve and are finished with the unusual Dragon Scale beads. This advanced-intermediate level canvas embroidery design is approximately 8” x 14”.

Specifications: Actual canvas size 15" x 12"


Kit Cost: $195 kit includes all necessary supplies

Skill Level: Advanced-Intermediate

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202 Circle Dance taught by Debby Rowley

Circle Dance designed by Debbie Rowley is a 16" x 16" on white 18 ct. mono deluxe canvas.  Each student will sponge paint the canvas in class. Kit includes Caron Collection Watercolours, DMC #5 pearl cotton and cotton floss, Presencia #8 pearl cotton, and Kreinik #8 braids.

  Among the many different stitches you will learn, Jessicas in all sizes will be one for sure.


Specifications: 16" x 16"   18 count

Kit Cost: $110 includes canvas, threads, instruction book

Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced

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203 Halloween Cake by Melissa Shirley taught by Michele Herron 

Melissa Shirley’s yummy pumpkin cake is stitched with wonderful sparkly threads, sequins,  Swarovski crystals, seed beads, buttons and trim. The background will show how open stitches can be perfect for a canvas.

Specifications: design size 8.5 x 11 on 18 mesh 


Kit Cost: $455 includes canvas, threads, embellishments, stitch guide

Skill Level: Intermediate


204 Embellishment with Stitch Concepts taught by Mary Legallet

Bring's crisp, classic style to the piece of your choice.  whimsical will prepare a Stitch Concept (customized stitch guide with diagrams , written instruction and insight and thread lists) for the student based on the communicated stitch skill level.  The stitches will be gorgeous  and include beautiful threads and the appropriate accents, such as ribbons, stump work or beading.  The possibilities are endless!
Each student will receive 1-on-1 time to help navigate their piece and stitch concept.

Specifications: TBD

Kit Cost: Kit cost is based on individual canvas selection

Skill Level: All levels


205 Pearl Frost taught by Kurdy Biggs

12” x 12” Antique Blue canvas or a Soft White canvas, threads include Rainbow Gallery Petite Silk Lamé Braid, Caron Waterlillies 12 strand silk, Gloriana Princess Perle silk, and Accentuate metallics. Along with 3mm and 4mm pearls, various other crystals and beads to individually choose from, stitching and beading needles.  Your instruction booklet will have everything you need to stitch your design.


Design Size: 7”x 7”

Specifications: TBD

Kit Cost: $155 kit cost includes all threads, canvas, embellishments, booklet

Skill Level: TBD


206 Memphis Patch taught by Tony Minieri

First in the series of needlepoint shop patches, the Memphis Patch was inspired by Amy Bunger. She asked Tony to create a Patch using the glorious colors seen in Memphis during the fall season. Tony took it one step further and created three other colorways for the other seasons of the year. 

Stitched on 18-count mono canvas, the background canvas is coordinated with the season's threads. When stitched as four seasons, the background canvas is ecru.

Kit Cost: First section with canvas, all threads, beads, instructions, etc $175 each additional section $85

Skill Level: TBD 

Specifications: TBD


207 Bee Kind taught by Linda Corirossi

Linda Corirossi will be teaching Bee Kind which is a design form Melissa Shirley painted on 18 count canvas.  Linda has designed some delightful stitches and patterns using Arctic Rays, Gloriana, Kreinik, Pepper Pot Silk, Planet Earth 6-ply, River Silks silk ribbon, Czech beads, seed beads, rhinestones, sequins, and so much more!

Advanced beginner to very experienced stitcher.

Specifications: Design size is 11 x 11 on 13 mesh

Kit Cost: $465 kit includes canvas, threads, stitch guide and embellishments

Skill Level: Advanced beginner to very experienced stitcher.

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208 Needlepoint Study Hall taught by Robin King

You've read my blog, Needlepoint Study Hall. Now let's bring the blog to the classroom. We will have an interactive, hands-on, techniques galore, problem-solving fun time. Bring your canvas and your threads. Finally, your stash pays off! Let Robin give you the solutions. Remember, I'm the See-One, Do-One, Teach-One gal. We will get you back on track; over that hump. Let's love that canvas again. See you in Needlepoint Study Hall.

Specifications: TBD

Kit Cost: No kit cost

Skill Level: All levels


209 Embellishment taught by Julia Snyder

Julia Snyder will be hosting a 2-Day embellishment class.  Her embellishment class can be on a new project that Julia will work with you on pulling the threads and the stitches to make your canvas be your work of art.  You can also bring several canvases that you might be stuck on and just need a little help with threads and stitches.  Julia just wants her students to be happy, so you can bring just about anything to class.  The only requirement is that you know how to Basketweave and can follow a chart.  Oh and be willing to think outside the box!

Specifications: TBD

Kit Cost: No Kit cost 

Skill Level: All levels