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Chandail Needlework
2400 Mid Ln #340
Houston, TX 77027
(713)524-6942/(832) 209-6567
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2020 Workshop Class Calendar



Our Workshop Classes include project pieces, embellishment and specialty classes from exceptional teachers.
We keep our class sizes small so you have the opportunity to really learn.




Fri.-Sun, Jan. 31, Feb. 1 &.2:  Three Day Embellishment with Tony Minieri
Mon., Feb. 3:  Canvas Re-visit with Tony
Fri.-Sun., Oct. 30, 31 & Nov. 1:  Three Day Embellishment with Tony Minieri
NEW!   Mon.-Tue.,Nov. 2 &3:  Memphis Patch with Tony Minieri





Fri.- Sun, Jan. 31, Feb.1 & 2

Three Day Embellishment with Tony

Tony Minieri

Tony will write a spectacular, personalized stitch guide just for you!  Your very own canvas will be sent to Tony.  From it, he will develop a unique stitch guide filled with fabulous patterns and creative techniques.  Fantastic thread and embellishment choices will also be incorporated.

Please Note:  Your canvas must be in-hand at the shop 4 months prior to class time.  Canvas must be purchased through Chandail.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by Dec. 1st, 2019
Kit Fee:  Based on Tony's stitch guide and his thread list.

$250.00 deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.





Mon., Feb. 3rd

Canvas Re-Vist with Tony

Tony Minieri

Do you need some extra help from Tony? Tony will be here to answer your questions and to demonstrate his stitches and techniques using your Tony embellishment canvas or project piece.

Don't forget to bring your stitch guide!



Class Fee: Please call the shop.  Due  Jan. 3rd
Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit is required at sign-up (call Saira)

Please read our workshop class policies.







Fri.-Sun., Feb 28, 29 and March 1

Part 1: The First three of the six Day Class 

Kelly's Stump-work Sampler

Kelly Clark



The second part of Kelly's class will be held Oct. 16,17 and 18. The detailed photos can now be seen under her Part 2 class.








WE ARE SO SORRY TO HAVE TO POSTPONE THIS CLASS INDEFINITELY

Beading Tutorial

Patricia Sone


SOME PRE-WORK!  YOUR CANVAS WILL BE MAILED TO YOU THE FIRST WEEK OF APRIL.  





Learn different bead attachment methods, examples of how to incorporate beads into stitch patterns, how to make fringe, beaded flowers, bugs and more!

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by April 2nd.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.






WE ARE SO SORRY TO HAVE TO POSTPONE THIS CLASS INDEFINITELY

Bargello Project

Patricia Sone

SOME PRE-WORK! YOUR CANVAS WILL BE MAILED TO YOU THE FIRST WEEK OF APRIL.




Patricia has designed a great new Bargello project with a center motif for your initial.
A fantastic way to learn how to stitch Bargello with four different patterns!
Optional colorway!

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by April 1st.
Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.






Thu.-Sun., June 4-7

Back to Basics 1

Tony Minieri


Tony's goal for his Back to Basics classes:  "..a series of classes designed to teach new stitchers good habits or to help seasoned stitchers improve their techniques and stitching quality and to help experienced stitchers remember what they might have forgotten."



As Tony states for Back to Basics 1: "In the first class of the Back to Basics The Right Way series, Tony shows the student the correct way of stitching to improve needlepoint techniques. Included in the session are a discussion of essential tools, easy and proper ways to thread a needle, beginning and ending threads, how to mount the canvas on the stretcher bars (and why to use them), compensation and other techniques. Stitches covered include diagonal stitches, line stitches, crossed stitches, tied stitches, and plaited stitches. Other stitching includes filling patterns, knots, Bokhara couching, canvas appliqué, and traditional canvas appliqué slip."


Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by May 4th.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.









NEW DATE: Thur., June 25

Angel Chicken

Sherry Bray



What a fun canvas to stitch!  Sherry has added beautiful stitch patterns on the Angel and the houses.  A great message, too!  
The piece is hard to photograph, it is adorable!
Canvas Artist Kathleen Taylor from Maggie and Co.

Sign up by April 16th.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by May 25th.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies







Fri.-Sun., June 26, 27 and 28

Winter Scene

Sherry Bray





Stunning interpretation of a beautiful winter scene!  Sherry has stitched and added many embellishments to add a fantastic look to this winter scene.  Canvas by Mary Charles of Painted Pony.

Don't miss out on this one!

Sign up by April 17th.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by May 26th.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.





Aug. 1 & 2

Two Day Embellishment Class


Patricia Sone


Join us a for a great class with Patricia!  Patricia will choose fantastic patterns, threads and embellishments just for your canvas.

NOTE:  Canvas must be in hand at the shop by June 1st.

Canvas must be purchased at Chandail.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop. 
Kit Fee:  Based on Patricia's stitch guide and thread list.

$250.00 deposit required at time of sign up.










Sat.-Mon., August 15-17

Seaside Bench

Laura Taylor




This gorgeous Melissa Shirley canvas will be even more beautiful with Laura's stitches and embellishments!

17x11.25" , 18m

Sign up by June 1.


Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by July 15th.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.






Thur.- Sun., Sep. 17-20 

3 Dimensional Santa

Brenda Stofft 


Brenda's 3 dimensional Santa is 24" tall!
For this 3D design, Brenda has needle felted Santa's exquisite face and stitched fantastic patterns for his clothing.  Only his face is felted.
The buttons, ribbon and other embellishments are included in the kit as well as Santa's belt, buckle, boots and gloves.
Additionally he will have a staff with a lighted Christmas tree and a toy sack made of suede that can actually hold little goodies!

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due Aug. 17th.

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.










Fri.-Sun., October 2-4

Day of the Dead Market Lady

Sherry Bray




Beautifully dressed skeleton lady balances a basket of fruit on her skull! Notice there's even a little dog skeleton!


9x16", 18M

Sign up by Aug. 15th.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by Sep. 2nd
Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 Deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.





Oct. 16, 17, 18

Kelly's Stump-work Sampler Part 2

Kelly Clark

   

 Kelly continues teaching her spectacular techniques in every area of this gorgeous piece!  Learn more than you ever have in stump work and use many of these techniques in your future canvases.   The nearly finished masterpiece is shown above.   


Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by Sep. 16.


Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.

$250.00 deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.

       Photos of some finished stitched areas from Kelly's blog site!
 






            

  

       

      

     





Fri.-Sun., Oct. 30, 31 and Nov.1

Three Day Embellishment with Tony

Tony Minieri

Tony will write a spectacular, personalized stitch guide just for you!  Your very own canvas will be sent to Tony.  From it, he will develop a unique stitch guide filled with fabulous patterns and creative techniques.  Fantastic thread and embellishment choices will also be incorporated.

Please Note:  Your canvas must be in-hand at the shop 4 months prior to class time.  Canvas must be purchased through Chandail.

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by Sep. 30th.
Kit Fee:  Based on Tony's stitch guide and his thread list.

$250.00 deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.





NEW!  Mon.-Tue., Nov. 2-3

Memphis Patch

Tony Minieri



     

  

Inspired by the colors of the seasons, Tony has designed a beautiful patch in four colorways.  Three colorways are shown above, refer to the lower left patch in the photo below for the fourth.  Notice how the identical design looks so uniquely different from one colorway to the other. 
Tony offers a choice of stitching of all four patches on one canvas, shown below. Or stitch just one patch in your favorite colorway.  
Let us know at sign-up time if you would like to stitch all the patches on one canvas or if you would like to stitch them individually with your chosen colorway. You can choose more than one colorway, too!



Please call and let us know if you want to stitch all four patches together or your colorway for an individual patch. 

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.  Due by Oct. 1st.
Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.
$250.00 deposit required at time of sign up.

Please read our workshop policies.