Wednesday, June 24, 2015

My 9 year old student won 1st Place and Best of Show at the Alameda County Fair!

My 9 year-old student just won 1st Place and Best of Show at this year's Alameda County Fair for her wonderful painting of a California Mission.  Congratulations Jori!  You deserve it! Excellent work!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Kids beginning Knit and Sew classes

I am offering a new beginning KNIT and SEW class.

The class is open to children ages 5 to 18 who have new sewed or knitted, or have just done a little sewing and knitting.

  • We will learn basic knit /pearl stitches and how to make different patterns using them.
  • We will make a simple blanket for a doll, a scarf or a hat.
  • Students bring their own medium-sized knitting needles and yarn (which you can get cheaply from Walmart or Joann Fabrics)
  • We will sew by hand, learning to thread a needle, sew neatly and securely to make strong seams.
  • We will make a simple sleeveless top, a skirt or an embroidered cushion cover.
  • We will learn to add extras like buttons or zippers.
  • We will learn to use a sewing pattern.
  • Students bring their own materials, which, again, can be bought cheaply from Walmart or Joann Fabrics (please email me for a materials list) 
Class fees:
$24 per student per 1 and 1/2 hour class

Class location:
Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St, Livermore, CA 94550

Days and time:
(to be determined)

Please contact me for further information and to sign your child up for this class.