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Tony Minieri "Back to Basics 1" Needlepoint Retreat, July 14 - 17, 2022


Tony Minieri "Back to Basics 1" Needlepoint Retreat                   

Sign up for this class and immerse yourself in a luxury needlework retreat in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In the first class of the Back to Basics The Right Way series, Tony shows the student the correct way of stitching to improve needlepoint techniques. Included in the session are a discussion of essential tools, easy and proper ways to thread a needle, beginning and ending threads, how to mount the canvas on the stretcher bars (and why to use them), compensation and other techniques. Stitches covered include diagonal stitches, line stitches, crossed stitches, tied stitches, and plaited stitches. Other stitching includes filling patterns, knots, Bokhara couching, canvas appliqué, and traditional canvas appliqué slip. As always, Tony's Tenets are an integral part of the class.

July 14 - 17, 2022

Cost: $660./person | Plus kit fee (tbd)
Four days (6 hrs/day) of instruction by nationally accredited needlepoint teacher, Tony Minieri

July 13 – Meet & Greet instructor reception, 4:30-5:30pm

Surprise gift, Morning Coffee, Lunch, & Cocktail-hour included daily

Class limit: 14 with social distancing

This retreat will be held at Stitching Fox: 22349 Asheville Hwy., Landrum, SC 29356.


9am – 9:30am,       Coffee & pastries

9:30am – Noon,     Back to Basics Class

Noon – 1pm,          Lunch

1pm – 4:30pm,      Back to Basics Class

4:30pm – 5:30pm, Prosecco & Prosciutto on the porch

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Green Life Mimosa Inn in Tryon, NC (located 3.7mi from Stitching Fox) at a special rate.  Mention "Stitching Fox" for the discount.

Class fee is non-refundable

Email with questions.