7/27/15

Fred and Fiona!

Our Chapter was delighted to have JaneAnn Sleeman come in and teach a needlepoint class for us on the 11th.  Fred and Fiona is the name of the project - it's a delightful patriotic piece.  

If you've never taken a class from JaneAnn, you're certainly missing out.  She is full of ideas, tips and information about fibers.  It's always a delight to have her teach a class.  
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Here is the unadorned canvas.  
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There was a wide selection of fibers used - wool, silk and metallics along with some glittery ribbon.
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JaneAnn is hands on and often demonstrates techniques.
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Laying threads correctly can make a big impact on a project.  Many teachers assume you know the basics.  JaneAnn is really good about asking if anyone needs a demonstration and ensures the beginners have a good foundation.  
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Lunch was catered by Brenda from the Flying J.  Even though there was only 6 or 7 of us she always brings a spread of food.   Since it's so hot, lunch was cold and it definitely hit the spot.
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Brenda can never bring just one dessert. No one complains about that!
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Melody presenting JaneAnn with a small token from the Chapter.
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This beautifully and appropriately themed pop up card was made by Henri. Isn't it gorgeous?!
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Here is JaneAnn's model of Fred and Fiona.  So cute!  Thank you all for a wonderful day!
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2 comments:

Tonya May said...

I need to join a stitching guild and STAT!

Margaret said...

Oh wow! So cute! Looks like a great time!