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Beading Workshop with Megan Smith of Strawberry Needlepoint



Have you ever wanted to enhance your needlepoint canvas with beading, but were not quite sure where to start? This all day workshop breaks down the a, b, c’s of beading and all its mysteries by providing helpful instruction to start you on your beading journey.

In the morning, instruction on beading and beading materials, along with the various beading techniques will be practiced. We will have the opportunity to visit and shop during lunch, included in the cost of the course.

In the afternoon, we will practice the beading techniques with the selected stitches using creative threads on the popular Maddie ornament by Stitch Rock Designs. Also, self finishing options are available so that you can enjoy your stitched canvas immediately. Stitch guide, canvas, materials, lunch, and a special gift included in the cost of the course.


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Basic needlepoint skills are needed. No beading experience necessary!
Materials Included: Stitch guide, canvas, beads, fibers and all materials included, plus a boxed lunch!
Requirements: Students should bring basic stitching supplies: scissors, magnification, if needed, and light (battery powered only, please)
Instructor: Megan Smith
Instructor Bio: Megan has been a passionate stitcher for over 30 years, attending and participating in classes and conferences all over the country. She is a professor at UNC-Charlotte and extends her skill set and passion for teaching to inspiring creativity and curiosity for those who love the arts and craft of needlepoint. She has experience teaching and consulting on needlepoint projects for local needlepoint shops and clients nationally. In addition to stitching and teaching others stitching techniques, she is also currently participating in the Needlearts Appraisal Program through the American Needlepoint Guild. When Megan is not needlepointing, she loves to travel, practice Pilates, and spend time with her senior teacup chihuahua, Pepper.
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Stitch guide, canvas, beads, fibers and all materials included, plus a boxed lunch!

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