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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 & Events

Rug Hooking Class     
       

Rug Hooking - a Primer with Victoria Rudolph

Saturday, March 14, 2020  1-3pm.  Join us for a fun afternoon learning a new old craft - rug hooking with strips of fabric.

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


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Mary's Whimsical Stitches   
       

Book Signing - Mary's Whimsical Stitches

Saturday, March 28, 2020 3-5pm.  Meet Mary Legallet, Blogger and Chief Stitcher at Whimsicalstitch.com.  Have her sign your new copy of Mary's Whimsical Stitches - "a contemporary how-to collection of more than 250 stitches for stitchers regardless of skill level."


 

   
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
2020:  January 18, February 15, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19
One hour private lessons 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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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
2020:  January 7, February 4, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1
Two hour group classes 1pm to 3pm.  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
2020:  January 4, February 1, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, June 27, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5
Two hour group classes 10am to noon or 1pm to 3pm.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Candace Mittman      
Candace Mittman - artist, stitcher, teacher

Candace will turn your thought or idea into the canvas of your wishing.  She can also add elements to a canvas (like more animals on an ark, or your monogram), paint names on Christmas stockings, create nametags for Christmas stockings... Please come into the shop or call the shop (650)321-3494 to discuss your idea.



Guest Teachers 

Mary Legallet  
       
Mary Legallet - Whimsical Stitch Blogger, Needlepoint Now columnist and national teacher
March 27 & 28, 2020:  Group Embellishment Class 10-am to 3pm.  One hour private lessons 3:15pm and 4:15pm. 
Book Signing 3pm Saturday, March 28, 2020

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

Stormy Weather Class  
       
Stormy Weather Class 


Saturday, January 11, 2020 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, 2020 3-5pm.  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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The Birds and the Bees Class    
The Birds and the Bees Class

Saturday, April 11, 2020 10am to noon.  Suzanne Attenborough brings feathered and wooly insects to life on canvas .  Learn fun embellishment techniques.  Please call the shop to register (650)321-3494
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Day at the Beach Class 
 
   
 Day at the Beach 

Saturday, May 16, 2020 10-noon

June McKnight makes the beach - sand and shells - in needlepoint.
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So You Think You Know Basketweave

Saturday, August 22, 2020 10am to noon.  Carolyn Bradford decodes basketweave  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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