Chandail Needlework
2015 W Gray #G
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 524-6942  (832) 209-6567
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2017 Classes


Chandail's small classes offer the perfect opportunity for learning from nationally acclaimed needlepoint teachers.


 Click or scroll to see our classes.

 

March 9: Revisit with Tony Minieri
March 10-12:  Three Day Embellishment with Tony Minieri
Please Note:  Canvas must be in hand at the shop by November 15th, 2016!

 April 8-9:  Pumpkin Banner with Sherry Bray

April 29-30:  Santa's Sleigh with Patricia Sone


May 12-14:  Three Day Embellishment with Sandra Arthur
Please Note: Canvas must be in hand at the shop by Nobember 15, 2016!


NOTE DATE CHANGE! June 1-4: Back to Basics Level 2 with Tony Minieri


June 23/24:  Embellishment with Julia Snyder
 June 24 -25:  Ivonne with Julia Snyder

July 1-2:  3D Uncle Sam with Saira Himelfarb


July 22-23:  Red, White and Blue Floral with Saira Himelfarb using Laura Taylor's stitch guide!


September 15-17:  Brenda Stofft's Companion to Artemis!

NEW CLASS!  September 30 - October 1:  Sherry Bray's Sugar Skull with Flower Eyes  

October 19-20:  Two Day Embellishment with Tony Minieri
October 21-22: Mumtaz Mahal with Tony Minieri

NEW CLASS! November 4-5:  Apples with Patricia Sone

Please scroll down or click on classes for individual descriptions.
Check often to see the newest classes!
 

 

Tony Minieri

1 Day Revisit with Tony

March 9th

Bring one past project of Tony's and he will help you with completing your piece!





3 Day Canvas Embellishment with Tony

March 10th, 11th & 12th

 Tony will write a spectacular, personalized stitch guide just for your canvas!  
Your own canvas will be sent to Tony so he can develop fabulous patterns and incorporate his awesome creative techniques specifically for your piece.  

Canvas must be in hand at the shop by the last week of November 15, 2016.
 
Kit Fee for Embellishment Class:  Varies based on Tony's stitch guide and recommendations.
Class Fees:  Please Call the Shop.


Deposit required.



Sherry Bray

Pumpkin Banner

April 8th - 9th




Look what Sherry has done with this gorgeous and fun Melissa Shirley canvas!
Beautiful patterns, threads and unique beading have been incorporated in her stitching design!

13 count Canvas Size: 25" x 10".



Kit Fee: TBD.
Class Fee: Please call the shop.

Deposit Required.



Patricia Sone

Santa's Sleigh
(A companion to the Coca Cola Santa)

April 29th and 30th




Patricia has worked her magic on this fun and happy sleigh which is beautiful as a stand alone piece or the perfect 
accessory to the Coca Cola Santa taught in April of 2016.  Design by Raymond Crawford.

Kit Fee: Please call the shop.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.


Deposit Required.
 
Coca Cola Santa

Now available as a fully kitted project!





Sandra Arthur


3 Day Embellishment

May 12, 13 & 14


Sandy will write a one of a kind stitch guide just for your canvas filled with her truly unique and beautiful ideas.  

Please Note:  Canvas must be purchased through Chandail in 2016. 

Your canvas must be in hand at the shop by the November 15, 2016.


Kit Fee:  Based on Sandy's stitch guide selections.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit required.


 





Tony Minieri


Back To Basics Level 2

NEW DATES:  June 1,2, 3 and 4 

 A fantastic class to help all of us improve our needlepoint skills.

As described by Tony:  "the object of this class is to explore all the aspects of good canvas embroidery technique in a sequential order to strengthen the student's stitching technique. In this class Tony continues to explore stitch families and include blackwork, pulled work, and reverse appliqué."

Participation in Back to Basics Level I is a requirement.

Kit Fee:  TBD.
Class Fee: Please call the shop.

Deposit Required.



Julia Snyder

Embellishment with Julia

June 23/24

Spend a day or two with Julia studying her unique style and get amazingly creative ideas for your piece purchased from Chandail. 

Class Fee:  Please call the shop.
Kit Fee:  Based on selections.

Deposit Required.

Join us for two days for the best learning experience; however, a one day class is still an option.




Julia Snyder

 Ivonne

June  24 & 25

NEW!  Photo of canvas framed!


Julia's interpretation of Ivonne, the whimsical fairy designed by Lani, is amazing!   Learn how to incorporate Silk Chenille, Wonder Ribbon and Silk Ribbon into this piece and your future designs.  

Deposit Required.

Kit Fee:  TBD.
Class Fee: Please call the shop.

Sign up by ASAP to join us!





 Saira Himelfarb is teaching:

Uncle Sam by Sew Much Fun

July 1-2




Absolutely adorable 3-D Uncle Sam is dressed in his Fourth of July outfit!  Beautiful patterns have been designed by Sew Much Fun and will be taught by Saira.


Can't join us? Class Ghosting available!

Deposit required.
Class and Kit Fees:  Please call the shop.







Stitch Guide by Laura Taylor with workshop conducted
by Saira Himelfarb!


Red, White and Blue Floral



July 22nd-July 23rd




Laura Taylor has designed so many fun and amazing patterns on this gorgeous canvas by Amanda Lawford.  Saira Himelfarb will be teaching the class using Laura Taylor's stitch guide!

Class Ghosting available!

18x8, 13 mesh

Deposit Required

Kit Fee: TBD.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.



 
 





Brenda Stofft

Companion to Artemis, the 3 Dimensional Rabbit! 

September 15, 16 & 17


Coming Soon!


Kit Fee:  TBD.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit required.



NEW CLASS!


Sugar Skull with Flower Eyes
Sherry Bray

September, 30th - October 1st




Just added to our class calendar!  Sherry's amazing interpretation of Melissa Shirley's NEW sugar skull design incorporates beads, ribbon work and beautiful stitches.
  

Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.


Deposit Required.





Tony Minieri


2 Day Embellishment Class

October 19-20

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:  Canvas must be in hand at the shop no later than the last week of May, 2016.
 
 
Kit Fee:  Based on Tony's stitch guide.
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.

Deposit required.




Tony Minieri

Project Class:  Mumtaz Mahal

October 21-22



A spectacular new design by Tony!
 

Tony's description:  "This design, inspired by architectural details from the Taj Mahal, is a geometric etude worked in fuchsia, blue violet, acid green, and Japan gold. The design teaches complex multi-step flat patterns, crescents, Swarovski flat backed sequin attachment, bead attachment, light stitching for minimum coverage, tied sheaves, Bokhara couching, and other stitches and techniques. You will work with stranded silk, metallic braids, Petite Silk Lame’ Braid, Impressions solid, seed beads, and 10MM flat backed Swarovski square sequins."

 
 
Kit Fee:  TBD
Class Fee:  Please call the shop.



NEW CLASS!  

Apples

Patricia Sone


November 4-5




Patricia has incorporated fantastic patterns into this beautiful Melissa Shirley canvas design.

Class Fee: Please call the shop.
Kit Fee:  Please call the shop.


Deposit Required.