2016 teaching schedule

photo credit: Studio Scrivo

photo credit: Studio Scrivo

i teach sewing, patternmaking, crochet, embroidery, block printing, and more! mostly i teach at various locations in the Hudson Valley/Catskills area of New York (about 2 hours north of NYC), which is where i live. you can find all of my classes below. please contact the venue for registration and payment. all classes require a minimum of 4 (or more) students, so please register early to avoid cancellation.

i also travel to teach at retreats and shops around the US, so i may be coming to a venue near you! this page gets updated frequently, so please check back often. i hope to see you in class!

if you can’t find me in person, i also teach online classes with Creativebug. you can see what i offer, and watch a video about me, on my teacher page. these also make great reference material if you’ve taken a class with me and need to review!

February 2016

Hook Up a Hat @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, February 2 from 11am-1pm

Crochet 101 @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sundays, February 14, 21, + 28 from 12:30-2:30pm

Befriend Your Sewing Machine @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, February 16 from 10am-1pm

 

March 2016

Crochet Pattern Primer @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sunday, March 6 from 12:30-2:30pm

Gaga for Granny Squares @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sunday, March 6 from 3-5pm

Folk Dress @ Craftwork in Somerville, MA

Saturday, March 12 from 10am-4:30pm

Make Your Own Leggings @ Craftwork in Somerville, MA

Sunday, March 13 from 10am-3:30pm

Zip It! Sew Your Own Pouch @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, March 15 from 10am-1pm

Crochet Rag Rugs @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sunday, March 20 from 12:30-3:30pm

 

April 2016

Black Sheep Needle Arts Retreat @ The Interlaken Resort in Lakeview, CT

April 1-3: I’m teaching 4 classes at this fun retreat! Pattern Drafting for Knitters, Crochet for Knitters, Color Play Crochet, and Gaga for Granny Squares. other teachers include Mary Jane Mucklestone and Kirsten Kapur!

Make Your Own Dress Immersion Weekend @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Saturday + Sunday, April 16 + 17 from 11am-4pm

 

Yarn Cupboard Fiber Arts Retreat and Market in Syracuse, NY

April 22-24: I’ll be teaching 3 classes at this annual retreat:  Crochet Rag Rug, Gaga for Grannies, and Embroidery for Knit and Crochet. come for the whole weekend, or just take a class or two and shop the marketplace! other awesome teachers include Lori Versaci, Olga Buraya-Kefelian, Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborne, and Beth Coye!

 

May 2016

Make Your Own Leggings @ Sew Woodstock in Woodstock, NY

Saturday, May 14 from 11am-4:30pm

 

June 2016

Folk Dress @ Sew Woodstock in Woodstock, NY

**NEW DATE!** Saturday, June 25 from 11am-4:30pm

 

July 2016

Design (and MAKE!) Your Own Clothes Retreat @ A Gathering of Stitches (Portland, ME)

July 11-14: learn to draft patterns for a skirt, t-shirt and dress, and then stitch them all up! build the foundation of your handmade wardrobe in this one week intensive.

 

August 2016

Design (and MAKE!) Your Own Clothes @ Peters Valley School of Craft (Layton, NJ)

August 12-16: learn to draft patterns for a skirt, t-shirt and dress, and then stitch them all up! build the foundation of your handmade wardrobe in this one week intensive.

 

September 2016

Squam Art Workshops Fall 2016 in Holderness, NH

September 14-18: i’m teaching 2 all-day workshops at Squam this year! the Sweetest Tunic on Thursday and Collage Crochet on Friday.

Befriend Your Sewing Machine @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, September 20 from 12:30-3:30pm

 

October 2016

One-Day Skirt @ Craftwork Somerville in Somerville, MA

Saturday, October 1 from 10am-4:30pm

Leggings @ Craftwork Somerville in Somerville, MA

Sunday, October 2 from 10am-3:30pm

Make Your Own Skirt @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, October 4 from 11am-4pm

Crochet 101 @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sundays, October 9 + 23 from 11am-1pm

Basic Embroidery @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sunday, October from 1:30-3:30pm

Make Your Own Leggings @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, October 18 from 11am-4pm

Hook a Hat @ White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY

Sunday, October 23 from 1:30-3:30pm

Folk Dress @ Brooklyn General in Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, October 29 from 12-6pm

Draft & Sew Your Own Leggings @ Brooklyn General in Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, October 30 from 10-4pm

 

November 2016

Clone It! Make a Pattern from Your Favorite Clothes @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, November 1 from 11am-3pm

The Gathering (Northeast Handspinners Association) in Lake George, NY

November 4-6 — I’m teaching 3 classes at this weekend retreat: Pattern Drafting for Knitters, Embroidery for Knit + Crochet, and Crochet on the Edge

Embroidery and Applique @ Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY

Tuesday, November 15 from 12-3pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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