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These limited edition tutorials provide the flexibility for you to learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. Once registered, your needlework supplies will be mailed to you and notices to announce the posting of the tutorials will be sent via email. You will be given instructions to access the password-protected Tutorial Website, where you will be able to view online (or download and print) the project instructions in PDF format. Classes include close up photos and some video as visual aids in addition to the printable tutorial. Please note: a basic level of computer proficiency is required.

 

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Student Comments:

"First off, let me say that I have been enjoying this project immensely.  This is my first online class and every piece has been superbly executed and way beyond what I expected. Thanks for a wonderful project and a chance to add some great skills to my stitching repertoire!"  -  Kerri

"Hello. I had a lovely time while making my Vierlande Winders' Keeper. I truly appreciate this opportunity of learning many ideas. Riding on your long yellow bus, I've reached a wonderful destination. Without your great tutorial, this wouldn't have been possible.   It was a really fascinating experience."  -  Etsuko

"I’m done and loved every minute of it. I am loving all the new techniques and the fact that all of these add a new facet to embroidery."  -  Marjan

"Thanks so much Amy for creating such a great on-line course, making my Winder’s’ Keeper has been a pleasure. Your directions have been super and I am so pleased with my results."  -  Elizabeth

"By far this is the most well organized, and well executed class I have taken."  -  Betty

 

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Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials

Inspired by antiques found in Needlework Caskets from the 17th century, I am designing a series of small Keepsakes to represent the seasons.

The fourth in the series of the Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials will start on the Autumn Equinox, September 21, 2014.

A new Casket Keepsake Online Tutorial - Harmony will follow.

 

Autumn Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorial

The Autumn Casket Keepsakes Tutorial consists of two autumn themed needleworkers accroutrements:

1. Pomegranate Thread Keep
2. Grape Cluster Scissor Keep

For more details about the Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials please click the image below:

Autumn Casket Keepsakes

 

Summer Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorial

The Summer Casket Keepsakes Tutorial consists of two summer themed needleworkers accroutrements:

1. Butterfly Needle Keep
2. Beetle Thimble Keep

For more details about the Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials please click the image below:

Summer Keepsakes Group

 

Spring Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorial

The Spring Casket Keepsakes Tutorial consists of two spring themed needleworkers accroutrements:

1. Carnation Thread Winder Keep
2. Cornflower Tape Measurer Keep

For more details about the Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials please click the image below:

Winter Keepsakes Group

 

Winter Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorial

The Winter Casket Keepsakes Tutorial consists of two winter themed needleworkers accroutrements:

1. Bellows Thread Winder Keep
2. Bellows Pin-Needle Keep

For more details about the Casket Keepsakes Online Tutorials please click the image below:

Winter Keepsakes Group

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This beautiful sampler by Ann Wade 1772 is one of the samplers documented in the new Norfolk Sampler Book by Joanne Martin Lukacher. Using this sampler and the book as inspiration, I have created two new Online Tutorials.

Original Ann Wade sampler Cover Immitation Book
Orginal 1772 Ann Wade Sampler
Imitation and Improvement
The Norfolk Sampler Tradition 
by Joanne Martin Lukacher
Preview the book click HERE.

 

Needleworker's Pocketbook

Move your mouse over the image below and away again to view alternate views of the Needleworker’s Pocketbook:

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For more details on the Needleworker’s Pocketbook Online Tutorial please click HERE.

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Ann Wade Sampler

If you are looking for a fun little sampler I have designed this adaptation of the 1772 Ann Wade Sampler. A delightful little project for both novice and advanced stitchers alike. For more details on the Ann Wade Sampler Online Tutorial please click the image below:

Ann Wade Sampler

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Mermaid Needlework Treasures


The Mermaid Needlework Treasures consists of a set of four needleworkers' accoutrements designed around a mermaid theme:
 
1. Mermaid Looking Glass, which holds embroidery scissors within the fish tail shaped handle.
2. Scallop Shell Thread Keep, containing two wooden spools, two mother-of-pearl fish thread winders and a mermaid's comb thread winder.
3. Fish Pincushion to store needles and pins.
4. Snail that conceals a wind up tape measure.
 
The Online Tutorial will provide complete instructions and materials for all four items. The Tutorial offers countless learning opportunities, all in one project. You will experience working with several types of silk thread, genuine vintage metal thread, synthetic metallic thread, several stitching techniques and simple hand-work assembly (no sewing machine or glue required).

Mermaid Mirror Tutorial

Scallop Snail Fish

To view more details on the Mermaid Needlework Treasures Online Tutorial click HERE.

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To view details and images of the Online Tutorials please click on the thumbnail images below:

Casket Keepsakes
Casket Keepsakes
Mermaid Needlework Treasures
Mermaid Needlework Treasures
Needleworker's Pocketbook
Needleworker's Pocketbook
Ann Wade Sampler
Ann Wade Sampler