To register for any of the classes use the contact link to request a registration form.
I generally offer 4 day beginner Tambour beading master classes in my Lexington KY Studio, as well as the occasional class in other cities across the Us and Canada. The schedule of these classes will be posted here.
Beginner classes are 4 days with a tuition of $400.00 which INCLUDES all the tools , materials and supplies needed for the class. Use the contact page to request registration information . To register simply send an email request through the link on the "Contact" page.
I send a PayPal invoice with the confirmation email. Payment can be made by cash, or check by arrangement. It is always a good idea to watch the first set of videos in my YouTube play list ( link on the YouTube page) before coming to a class.
.Travel to Lexington KY
Lexingotn KY is accessible by car via interstate 75 ( North and South0 and 64 (East and West) My studio is 6 hrs from Atlanta area, 5 hrs from Detroit, Kansas City, Memphis to name a few.
The Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX) is served by several airlines,including United Delta American and Allegiant. I am only miutedf from the airport and can meet any incoming flight no matter how late.
There are a wide range of hotels in Lexington with several that are within a mile or so from my studio. There are also numerous AirB&B offerings in the area some of which are actually in my neighborhood.
2023 Class Schedule in my Kentucky Studio
NOVEMBER 1-4 Beginner Tambour Beading Class SOLD OUT!
Check back later for 2024 Spring and Summer classes.
This basic four day class will cover all the introductory informations bout setting up the frame and working the basic tambour stitch as surface embroidery and then move on to its use to apply beads ad sequins. Tuition is explained above. Request registration information through the Contact Page link.
2023 Fashion History Museum Cambridge Ontario September 12-15
There are now two classes scheduled for September at the Fashion history museum in Cambridge Ontario.
the first class is a two day "Introduction to Tambour Beading" September 12,13 The second is a two day "Introduction to tambour lace" Septemeber 14-15. To register or get more information about either of these classes go directly to the Fashion history Museum classes page :https://www.fashionhistorymuseum.com/projects-6
2023 San Francisco
October 16-20 to be held at the LAcic Museum of Lace in Berkley CA
San Francisco School of Needlework and Design
This is the second of a three level Professional Tambour Training program. Complete information can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/.../introduction-to-tambour. This professional training program consist of 3 levels of training including a week long in person training followed by 6 months of exercises at home with digital consultations for levels 1 and 2. The level 3 culminating exercises that will include preparing beading samples in consultation with professional custom clothiers or costume designers. All the level 3 activities are worked at home with regular digital consultations.