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

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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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!
2018:  January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 29, October 20, November 17, December 15
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.
2018:  January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 14, August 11, September 15, October 13, November 3, December 1
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.
2018:  January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4
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
October 18, 19, 20 Group Embellishment Class 10-am to 3pm.  Come for one, two or three days!  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.  


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Sherry Bray    
Sherry Bray - national teacher and stitch guide author.
November 9 & 10:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
February 8 & 9, 2019:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
June 7 & 8, 2019:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15 and 4:15pm.
October 11 & 12, 2019:   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, 2019:  Group Embellishment Class 10am-3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm.
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!

Special Classes

   
       

Sherry Bray makes this Houses Canvas from MaggieCo go WOW!!!

Join us for two days:  July 12 & 13, 2019  10am-3pm.  Price includes canvas, fibers, stitch guide, and two days of class with Sherry.  Meet the designer Maggie Thompson on Saturday.
Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494.
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Grab & Go Classes - 2 hour group classes to learn a new technique

Paint Your Own Canvas Grabb and Go Class  
       
Paint Your Own Canvas Class 

Two classes Thursday, July 26 and August 2, 10am-3pm  Candace Mittman will teach you how to take a design and paint it on needlepoint canvas.
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A Knotty Problem Class  












 
A Knotty Problem - Bullion Knots, French Knots, Colonial Knots Class 
Saturday, April 28 1pm to 3pm.  Suzanne Attenborough solves the mystery of creating decorative knots for your canvases - bullion knots, French knots, colonial knots.   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 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, February 24 1-3pm
Create animal fur, Santa's beard, clothing trim, etc with turkey work and other techniques.  Suzanne and Chris will teach you some fun ways to perk up your canvas.  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