Mini Classes

Mini Class Number 1

Anna's Tasseled Lariat

Class Title:  Anna's Tasseled Lariat
Designer: Judith Prukop
Judith Prukop

Join us to create a beautiful pearl lariat with a silk tassel. Quick and easy to make, it’s an accessory you can wear at Seminar and beyond!

Technique: Beading, Tassel Design Area: 32" to 34" long
Proficiency Level: All Levels Kit Cost: None - included in class fee
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents:  Complete kit includes everything you need to make this lovely accessory: Swarovski pearls, silk thread for the tassel, FireLine beading thread, beading needle and bead mat.

Stitchers will need to bring scissors. You may also want magnification and a light.

Mini Class Number 2

Bel Canto

Class Title: Bel Canto
Designer: Janet Perry
Joyce Boothe

Janet has given us permission to use her lovely Bargello bell ornament Bel Canto as a mini class.  This piece is challenging.  Two accent lines run in an opposite direction to the main pattern.  Students must be able to stitch from a needlepoint chart.

Technique: Canvas, Bargello Design Area: 4 1/2" x 4"
Proficiency Level: Basic Intermediate Kit Cost: None-included in class fee
Pre-Work: None  

Kit Contents: 18 ct canvas, floss, Gold Rush 18, Sparkle Rays

Stitchers will need to bring tapestry needles, scissors, & usual stitching tools.  Canvas is small enough to hold in hand.

Mini Class Number 3


Class Title: Wristfobs!
Designer: Diane Busse & Linda Tomelloso
Linda Tomelloso

Needlepoint is beautiful and useful too!  Create customizable wristlets and fobs that show your needlepoint work prowess.  Then use it to identify and carry your keys, scissors, frame and other items.

Class time will include stitch demonstration(s) and support for the class pattern.  Finishing techniques will be demonstrated and instructions provided.  Class resources will include multiple design options to stitch at your leisure.

Technique: Canvas Work         Design size:  Varies, 3" to 6"
Proficiency:  All Levels             Kit Cost: None-included in class fee
Pre-Work: None

Kit Contents: 18 count mono canvas, threads, ribbon and hardware for two projects.  Assorted kit color combinations will be available.  First come, first serve.

Stitchers will need to bring tapestry needles, scissors, and usual stitching tools.  Optional:  stretchers bars: 6-inch, 2 pairs needed; 12-inch, 1 pair needed. This project is small enough it can be worked in hand.


We have made every effort to describe each class accurately.  Please rely on the class description as your primary guide in choosing your class(es), paying particular attention to the techniques used, materials and level of difficulty.  If a student registers for a class that is beyond the student's proficiency level, we are not responsible for the student's success in the class. 

To help you select a class, please be familiar with the following EGA proficiency-level definitions:

BASIC:  No experience with the technique being taught is necessary.

INTERMEDIATE:  Knowledge of basic stitches, materials, and their use in the technique being taught is required.

ADVANCED:  Ability to execute simple and difficult stitches in the technique is required. The student also should have knowledge of color design that will allow exploration and creativity.

ALL LEVELS:  Class is suitable for all levels.

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