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!
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
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
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!
Saturday, May 14 from 11am-4:30pm
Folk Dress @ Sew Woodstock in Woodstock, NY
**NEW DATE!** Saturday, June 25 from 11am-4:30pm
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.
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.
Squam Art Workshops Fall 2016 in Holderness, NH
Tuesday, September 20 from 12:30-3:30pm
Saturday, October 1 from 10am-4:30pm
Sunday, October 2 from 10am-3:30pm
Tuesday, October 4 from 11am-4pm
Sundays, October 9 + 23 from 11am-1pm
Sunday, October from 1:30-3:30pm
Tuesday, October 18 from 11am-4pm
Sunday, October 23 from 1:30-3:30pm
Tuesday, October 25 from 12:30-3:30pm
Saturday, October 29 from 12-6pm
Sunday, October 30 from 10-4pm
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
Tuesday, November 15 from 12-3pm
Sunday, January 22 from 11am-3:30pm