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650-321-3494
727 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Mon - Friday, 10am - 5:30pm, Saturday, 10am to 5:00pm

Classes and Events at OWD

Special Classes

   
June McKnight's Snow Factory from Strictly Christmas       

June McKnight Makes it Snow

July 18, 2020 and August 15, 2020

June McKnight has outdone herself with this clever interpretation of Snow Factory by Strictly Christmas - the snow globe actually snows!  Finishing by Deux Bijoux Bijoux is available but not included.  Lots of fun techniques.  Join us for 2 Saturdays with June.  What could be more fun??!!  Call the shop to register (650)321-3494.  

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Mary Legallet Class August 2020     
       

Mary Legallet:  Pick One and Have Some Fun

Join us for three days:  August 6, 7 & 8, 2020  10am-3pm.  Price includes canvas, stitch guide, and three days of class with Mary.

Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494.


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Private Lessons & Group Classes - Ongoing

June McKnight  
       
June McKnight - nationally recognized teacher and author - joins us once a month for private lessons.  Learn from a Master!
2019:  January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 28, October 19, November 16, December 14
One hour private lessons 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Candace Mittman    
Candace Mittman - artist, stitcher, teacher - available Mondays and Thursdays for private lessons, children's lessons
One hour private lessons 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm; other times by special appointment.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Suzanne Attenborough    
Suzanne Attenborough - stitcher, teacher - monthly Saturday group classes; available by appointment for private lessons.
2019:  January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7
Two hour group classes 10am to noon or 1pm to 3pm.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Carolyn Bradford

   
Carolyn Bradford - stitcher, teacher - monthly Tuesday group classes; available by appointment for private lessons.
2019:  January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3
Two hour group classes 10am to noon or 1pm to 3pm.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Guest Teachers 

Mary Legallet  
       
Mary Legallet - Whimsical Stitch Blogger, Needlepoint Now columnist and national teacher
March 13 & 14, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10-am to 3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.  
June 12 & 13, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10-am to 3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.
August 6, 7 & 8, 2020:  Three Day Class , choose 1 of 3 projects 10-am to 3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.
October 9 & 10, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10-am to 3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.

Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Sherry Bray    
Sherry Bray - national teacher and stitch guide author.
November 8 & 9, 2019:   Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
February 7 & 8, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
May 29 & 30, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
July 10 & 11, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
October 30 & 31, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.

Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Julia Snyder    
Julia Snyder - national teacher, author and designer.
April 5, 6 & 7, 2019;  Friday: "Julia Says It All" - sayings canvases with Julia's unique take.  Saturday: Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm. 
Sunday:  Peyote Beading Class, select a kit from the Fern Ridge Trunk Show.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.
Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Stitch Ins - Social Stitching Time at OWD

Thursday Stitchers      Thursday Stitchers

Come to the OWD Gal Corral on Thursdays and stitch away.  There's always a fun group who arrives a little after 10am, brings or buys lunch and leaves about 2pm.  Come for all or part of the fun - whatever works for you.     

 
Friday Stitchers   Friday Stitchers
Join a great group of stitchers on Fridays.  Come about 10am, bring or buy lunch, and leave about 3:30pm.  You can come for all or part of the fun - whatever works.
 
National Stitch In Day   National Stitch In Day
Run on down to the Old World Designs Gal Corral for a fun day of stitching, snacking (of course) and chatting.  Friday, April 19, 2019 10am to 5pm.  Join us for all or part of the fun, come and go as you please, bring your lunch or take out from a local restaurant 
 


 

 
 
 

OWD Carmel Retreat

OWD Carmel Retreat   
       
Carmel Retreat with Jennifer Tan, Designer and Creator of Pippin
Join new and long time stitching friends for a fun filled 3 days in Carmel, CA (April 11-13, 2019) with the OWD Team.  Jennifer Tan from Pippin will share her enthusiasm for designing, painting and needlepointing.  Choose and buy a Pippin canvas and have June McKnight or Suzanne Attenborough create a stitch guide.  Please call the shop for details and to register (650)321-3494.  Price varies based on room choice.

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Grab & Go Classes - 2 hour group classes to learn a new technique

Stormy Weather Class  
       
Stormy Weather Class 


Saturday, January 11 10am-noon

Create weather effects on canvas - snow, rain, lighning...

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Spring Has Sprung Class  












 
Spring Has Sprung Class 
Saturday, February 15 10am-noon.  June McKnight shares her incomparable silk ribbon knowledge to help you create spring flowers and leaves   Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Baubles Bangles and Beads Grab and Go Class    
Baubles, Bangles and Beads Class 

Saturday, March 17, 2018 10am to noon.  June McKnight shares her love of bling.  Learn fun embellishment techniques.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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The Fur is Flying Grab & Go Class 
 
   
 The Fur is Flying Turkey Work Class 

Saturday, June 29, 2019 10-noon

Learn traditional turkey work to create animal fur, Santa's Beard, trims; Please call the shop to register 650-321-3494.
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Maggie Thompson - renowned designer joins us Saturday, July 13, 2019

Stop by the shop Saturday, July 13th to meet Maggie of MaggieCo. Call the shop for information (650)321-3494.  See you then!