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Spring & Summer
Class Schedule

       * * * Spring & Summer 2018 CLASS SCHEDULE * * *
The Open Classroom                                        Judie Solomon
 Cross Stitch, Samplers, Hardanger, Pulled Thread, Drawn Thread --
 Charted and Painted Canvaswork/Needlepoint -- and More!  For all
 levels -- beginners on up are welcome.  Although classes are
 scheduled in groups of 3 or 4 weeks, you may join at any time,
 space permitting.  Registration is on a monthly basis.
	Mondays, April 2 - August 27 (except May 28); 7-9pm
	Tuesdays, April 3 - August 28; 1-3pm
	Wednesdays, July 11 - August 29; 1-3pm
	Wednesdays, April 4 - August 29 (except July 4); 7-9pm
	Thursdays, April 5 - August 30; 10am-12n         $7.50 per week
Mounting and Framing I                             Judie & John Solomon
 Learn the basics of proper mounting of needlework while mounting a
 piece of counted cross stitch on Aida into a frame that is no larger
 than 12" x 12" chosen from our wide selection.
 Please check frame and needlework with us at the time of registration.
	Friday, April 20; 7-10:30pm
	Friday, May 18; 7-10:30pm
	Friday, June 15; 7-10:30pm                               $25.00
Mounting and Framing II & III                      Judie & John Solomon
 Mounting needlework by lacing is the best method for mounting all
 needlework and is required for linens and other plainweave fabrics,
 crewel, and needlepoint.  This class also covers mounting needlework
 into frames which are neither square or rectangular.
 Please check frame and needlework with us at the time of registration.
 Prerequisite: Mounting and Framing I (see above).
	Friday, June 8; 7-10:30pm                                $25.00
Our Garden Friend                                    Martha Piontkowski
 Martha is the premier stitcher of furry animals.  She will share
 her secrets with you in this class as you stitch a small rabbit
 on 18-mesh white canvas.  You will then be able to apply
 her techniques to all the wooly animals you stitch from now on.
 The class fee includes the painted canvas, all threads, and complete
 instructions.  Students should bring 10" x 10" stretcher bars,
 #22T needle, scissors, and light and/or magnifier as needed.
 Registration deadline is June 27.  See a picture of the class piece.
	Saturday, June 30; 10am-4pm                              $65.00 
"Temari Of The Month" Club                                 Robin French
 The Temari Of The Month Club meets on the first Saturday of every
 month from 10am to 1pm.  Continuing students will be contacted by
 the instructor in advance with the list of supplies for each class.
 Others wishing more information should contact the shop and we will
 pass your inquiry on to the instructor.
 Class fee, as well as the fee for a wrapped ball, is payable to the
 teacher at the start of class.  Class fee does not include materials.
	Saturday, April 7; 10am-1pm
	Saturday, May 5; 10am-1pm
	Saturday, June 2; 10am-1pm
	Saturday, July 7; 10am-1pm
	Saturday, August 4; 10am-1pm
	Saturday, September 8; 10am-1pm                          $40.00
Introduction to Temari                                     Robin French
 Temari opens up a whole new range of territory for stitchers to
 explore. A thousand year old craft from Japan, Temari is traditionally
 given as a gift, but also has a wealth of uses as decorations for the
 home and as Christmas tree ornaments. The concept is elegantly simple,
 the end result is simply elegant! Class fee includes a wrapped ball.
 See a picture of typical finished class pieces.
	Saturday, September 15; 10am-4pm                         $55.00
~!~ Share the JOY ~!~                                     Judie Solomon
 Create a marvelous needlepoint for a banner, box top, Christmas card
 holder, purse, or framed piece. Using a wide variety of threads and
 beads and fantastic stitches and bead applications, when finished
 this design will spread the joy to all who see it and praise you
 for your stitching talents. The class fee includes the hand-painted
 canvas, written instructions and six hours of hands-on instruction,
 and all the threads and embellishments you will need. We only ask you
 to provide stretcher bars and enthusiasm. Please register by August 31
 so we can be sure of having all the supplies for you by the end of
 September. See a picture of the finished design.
	Saturdays September 29, October 13 and 27; 10:30am - 12:30pm
Except as noted, class fees do not include materials -- we will contact
you 3-7 days before your class with a supplies list or kit fee.
Mark your calendar now!
	Mid-Summer Madness Sale (at least 20% off everything in stock)
	Sunday, July 8; 12n to 5pm
	Monday, July 9; 9:30am to 5:30pm
	(in-store purchases only)
Class Registration:
1) Class fee is payable at time of registration
2) Registrations close 72 hours before the start of each class
   (late registrations are accepted on a space-available basis)
3) $7.50 cancellation fee for withdrawal within 72 hours before start
   of class
4) In case of cancellation or withdrawal, refunds will be made only at
   the store -- we cannot mail out refund checks
5) We cannot accept registrations for partial sessions -- please check
   your calendar carefully -- only one absence per session may be
   carried over to the next session
6) Missed classes may be made up at the discretion of the shop
   management in cooperation with the instructor -- make-ups must be
   taken during the next scheduled session of the missed class -- only
   one absence per session may be carried over to the next session
7) Class size is limited: minimum -- 4 students
                          maximum -- 6-12 students

For more information about a class:

E-mail the class name/date/time along with your mailing address and phone # to:

or call us at (860) 257-2718

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  Thistle Needleworks, Inc.  
  506 Silas Deane Highway
  Wethersfield, CT 06109
860-257-2720 fax
800-NDLWRKS (635-9757)  
       (out-of-state orders)
  Mon.-Sat. 9:30am-5:30pm
  Thursday 'til 8pm
  Closing at 3:30pm on Saturdays
    in July and August
  Closed Sunday (except Nov. 25 &
    Dec. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 12n-4pm)
  Closed Wednesday 12/26 (Family Day)

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