Aug
18
to Aug 20

JSBESG - Temple, TX

Location: Temple TX

Classes held at the home of Panu Hajra, 4205 Walnut Road, Temple TX: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is complete, at which time you will be notified.  A non-refundable $75 deposit is required to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4.00 PM EACH DAY

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Aug
31
to Sep 3

JSBESG - Tacoma, WA

Location: Tacoma, WA

Classes held at the home of Karen Anderson, 2801 Narrows Place, Tacoma, WA 98407:
contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is complete, at which time you will be notified.  A non-refundable $75 deposit is required to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4.00 PM EACH DAY

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Nov
10
to Nov 14

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Jan
5
to Jan 9

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Feb
17
to Feb 20

Blue Bonnet Studio Time Needle Arts Retreat

The annual Blue Bonnet Studio Time Retreat is a needle arts event hosted in TEXAS.   For 2019 the retreat will be held at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square which will be the 9th year.  This location makes it possible for attendees to fly directly to Houston through Hobby or IAH airports.  The Sugar Land Town Center is surrounded by great shopping (https://www.sugarlandtownsquare.com/shop/) and dining options (https://www.sugarlandtownsquare.com/dine/).

FACULTY 2019

Toni Gerdes                            American Plains & New Glory

Jo Ippolito-Christensen          Bunnies on Lavender Lane & Techniques Class

Lois Kershner                          A Venue of the Giants & Cabaret

Jennifer Riefenberg                Tulips - Spring Series & Pumpkin Patch

Kimberly Smith                       Yes, I'm special & Tree of Life

Meredith Willett                      Studio Time

Sandra Arthur                         Captain Blackbeak's Wench

Janet Casey                            Spirit of America

Patricia Goaley                       Rabbit at Rest - 17th Century Embroidery Panel

Midori Matsushima                 Japanese Embroidery Studio Time

Alison Cole                              State of Splendour

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Mar
16
to Mar 19

National Academy of Needlearts - Troy, MI

Location: The Somerset Inn, Troy, MI

Original design by Mary Alice Sinton in Japanese Bead Embroidery - Sweetheart Minaudiere in Black or White will be taught Sat/Sun along with Rosy Posy Brooch in Pink, Blue or Yellow will be taught Mon/Tues at the National Academy of Needlearts located at the Somerset Inn, Troy, MI.  If interested contact Dawn Donnelly (ddonnellynan@gmail.com)

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Mar
23
to Mar 27

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Apr
5
to Apr 7

MetroREGA - Florham Park, NJ

  • Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel, Florham Park NJ

Original design by Mary Alice Sinton in Japanese Bead Embroidery - Wild Child Diva Wallet in blue of pink will be taught over 2-days for the Metro R EGA Seminar.  If interested please contact Maria Hall (mariathall@msn.com)

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May
2
to May 5

JSBESG - Elmira, OR

Location: Elmira, OR

Classes held at Needlepoint Now Studio: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is complete, at which time you will be notified.  A non-refundable $75 deposit is required to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4.00 PM EACH DAY

 

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Jun
28
to Jul 30

TVR EGA - Charleston, WV

Location: Marriott Town Center, Charleston, WV

Original design by Mary Alice Sinton in Japanese Bead Embroidery - Sweetheart Minaudiere in Black or White at the Share-a-Stitch XXXIX  -  TVR EGA Seminar 2019 located at the Marriott Town Center, Charleston, WV.  If interested contact Brenda Willis (bwonthewater@gmail.com)

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Jul
6
to Jul 10

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Sep
19
to Sep 22

JSBESG - Tacoma, WA

Location: Tacoma, WA

Classes held at the home of Karen Anderson, 2801 Narrows Place, Tacoma, WA 98407:
contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is complete, at which time you will be notified.  A non-refundable $75 deposit is required to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4.00 PM EACH DAY

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Nov
9
to Nov 13

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Jun
27
to Jul 1

JSBESG - Phoenix, AZ

  • Sagewood Senior Living Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Class held at Sagewood Senior Living Community, 4555 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, : contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Feb
17
to Feb 20

Blue Bonnet Studio Time Needle Arts Retreat

The annual Blue Bonnet Studio Time Retreat is a needle arts event hosted at a location in Austin, Texas area in what is commonly known as the Texas "Hill Country".  For 2017 the retreat will be held at the Horseshoe Bay Resort just west of Austin Texas which will be the 8th year.  This location makes it possible for attendees to fly into either San Antonio or Austin, TX.

FACULTY 2018

Jane Ellen Balzuweit              Fe, The Box Turtle and A Petite Purse

Janet Casey                            The Love Shack and Coy Koi

Celeste Chalasani                   Hops, Barley & Rye and Summer Serenade

Barbara Ellis                            Boot Scootin Necklace and Diva Pendant Necklace

Toni Gerdes                             Mackintosh Rose Kimono and Under the Copper Moon

Margaret Kinsey                      Dragonfly & Cattails and Hearts & Circles

Deborah Mitek                        Spring Bouquet and The Queens Garden

Lynn Payette                           Spring in the Woodland and Cricket

Patricia Sone                           Studio Time

Cristina Badillo                        Spanish Baroque Goldwork- Rose or Initial

Nancy Cucci                             Chocolate

Cindy Hambrick                       Halloween Carousel 

Jo Ippolito-Christensen          Beatrice Bunny invites you to Tea.

Midori Matsushima                  JE Study Group Studio Time

Jeanette Rees                         Desert Blooms (Trio)

Debbie Rowley                        Angles

 

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Sep
28
to Oct 1

Japanese Silk & Bead Embroidery Study Group

Location: Tacoma, WA

Class held at home of Karen Anderson, 2801 Narrows Place, Tacoma, WA 98407: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Jun
16
to Jun 19

Japanese Silk & Bead Embroidery Study Group

Location: Elmira, OR

Class held at Needlepoint Now Workshop, 24865 Fir Grove Ln, Elmira, OR 97437: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Require a non-refundable $75 deposit to register for class.  Class time begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 4:00 PM EACH DAY

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Nov
14
to Nov 18

Japanese Silk & Bead Embroidery Study Group

  • Quail Run Needlework, Scottsdale, AZ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Class held at Quail Run Needlework, 8320 N Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Class time begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 3:30 PM EACH DAY

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Japanese Beading: Prickly Paisley Box and Eye Glass case
Oct
15
to Oct 16

Japanese Beading: Prickly Paisley Box and Eye Glass case

The Prickly Paisley is done in Japanese bead embroidery method and is an entry-level piece offered in a red or blue palette. Bead Embroidery in the Japanese method incorporates silk embroidery techniques translated with beads. The beads used are a wide variety Tri-cut and glass seed beads. The foundation fabric is a paisley & vine 100% cotton fabric called Sunshine Provence by Moda stitched using stretcher bars. The Cell Phone Case comes with a solid brass swivel bolt snap to attach inside your handbag. Two different pattern widths available for either an IPHONE or BLACKBERRY. (Eyeglass or Cell Phone Case & Box Lid design © Mary Alice Sinton)

Contact Judy Garza:  tippyrey@aol.com

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Jul
11
to Jul 15

Japanese Silk & Bead Embroidery Study Group

  • Quail Run Needlework, Scottsdale, AZ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Class held at Quail Run Needlework, 8320 N Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258: contact Mary Alice Sinton for details.  Tuition is finalized when the attendance count is finalized, at which time you will be notified.  Class time begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 3:30 PM EACH DAY

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