I hope you’ve had a chance to look over the catalogue for American Needlepoint Guild’s virtual National Seminar 2020. Have you picked out your favorites? Of course, I always hope you’ll like my designs and register for my classes, but there are so many good classes to choose from, and all of them offer unique learning opportunities.

Due to illness concerns, lockdowns, quarantines, etc., the ANG virtual seminar is a chance to make a fabulous lemon meringue pie out of lemons. Well, I was trying to think of something better than lemonade, and I love lemon meringue pie! This year offers everyone a chance to take seminar level classes without the expense of travel, hotel, meals out, vacation time, etc.

To see all of the class listings, and for registration information, check out the ANG website:

https://www.needlepoint.org/page/Seminar2020Home

Here you will find everything you need to know to register for a class. Most of the classes have no limit to class size, so you don’t need to worry about not getting the class(es) you want. Usually when selecting a seminar class you have to fit it in to a schedule – if I take this Monday-Tuesday class, I can’t take this Sunday-Monday-Tuesday class, and so on. You can take them all – no limits to a schedule. You can sign up for one class or 10 classes, as it suits you.

But you need to decide quickly: the registration deadline is June 30.

And just to remind you, I’m offering three classes – Indie Pop, Mostly Crescents and Fandango.

Indie Pop Neutral
Indie Pop Coral/Lilac

Indie Pop allows you to make decisions about which stitches you want to use where, what colors you want where, how many strands to use, etc. You’ll wind up with a unique piece that expresses your personality. Two other color ways are available, Autumn and Tropical.

Mostly Crescents
Fandango

Mostly Crescents and Fandango are the same size and shape, and offered in the same four different color ways. Mostly Crescents is shown in the monochromatic/browns color way, and Fandango is shown in the grayscale/red color way. The other two color ways are Pastel and Bold. These are studies of the same basic stitch: Mostly Crescents explores all sizes and shapes of crescents, and Fandango is based on fans, double fans, double fan doubleds, and a variation of double fan doubled called Kitty’s double fan doubled.

All of my classes feature extensive instructions and stitch diagrams, augmented with video stitch demonstrations. Lessons will be posted online beginning September 1. The best part of an online class is you don’t have to stitch it during the class, but can stitch it whenever it fits into your schedule. I remain available by email for support when you’re ready.

I hope you’ll consider taking advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to take seminar level classes from the comfort of your own home! See you online!