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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.

Payment can be made by cash, check or by PayPal invoice. 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.
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October 2022
SF School of Needlework and Design: 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. As of 5/7/22 there are 3 spaces left out of the class of 10 students. There is an opportunity to take this level 2 course even if you did not take the first level IF you have had previous tambour instruction from me or other teachers. Contact me directly to see how you can qualify for the this level.

October 2022
From Coat to Cloche - Dimensional Trim Workshop SOLD OUT
October 22, 2022 Saturday 10-4
 DeAnna Gibbons Millinery Studio, San Francisco, CA
Tuition $100.00
Learn to work with millinery felt to create dimensional decorative accessories to sew or pin onto clothing, shoes or hats. These lightweight shapes once embellished become sparkling accessories which can be moved from garment to garment. A variety of techniques including padded gold work and special stitching and beading patterns will be taught to create truly unique accessories.
All supplies included, feel free to bring in any specialty trim you have on hand.  Have a special event coming up? Make a custom design to enhance your outfit.
Design meeting via Zoom - Tuesday October 18th, 2022 at 7pm PST.
 In this 1 hour online pre-class meeting students will have the opportunity to choose design templates and felt color options in preparation for our one day in person embroidery session!
Space limited to 8 students so register early!

 March 2023 (Actual dates TBA)
SF School of Needlework and Design The first 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.