2021 Region Mini Classes
Welcome to the Region Mini Classes Page!
Our Great Lakes Region will be hosting four mini-classes on the night of Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
Registration for these classes is done separately from seminar registration and must be done using this Registration Form.
Take a look and make sure to click on the thumbnail for each class to see the full image.
GLR1 Eric’s GameTaught by Mary Knapp (view bio)
Mary Knapp is a GLR Member-at-Large. She has been designing and teaching
needlework of many kinds including knitting, Hardanger, cross stitch and needlepoint. She has taught with CATS, Heart and Rockhome NCCSS. She is one of Those Mysterious Ladies of Needle Arts Mystery Retreat started in 2005. She has had a couple of designs published and has had two in the ANG handbook. She also teaches cyber classes.August 31, 2021Chicago IL
GLR2 Ring Around The Rosey…Taught by Wendy Moore (view bio)
Wendy Moore is a GLR member of the Monguagon Chapter in Michigan. She tries to bring both her MFA degree in costume design and fourteen years of teaching to her needlework design and teaching, with a great focus on color theory and computer work. She teaches her designs locally and has received the National Academy of Needlearts (NAN) Level II teachers’ certification in canvas embroidery. One of her goals is to bring other forms of counted thread work to her canvas designs. In addition to NAN and Embroiderers’ Guild of America (EGA), she is also a member of the America Needlepoint Guild (ANG) and the ANG Great Lakes Stitchers chapter. She has held many offices in the Monguagon EGA chapter and the EGA Great Lakes Region.August 31, 2021Chicago IL
GLR3 Contemporary NorweaveTaught by Birgit Routsala (view bio)
Birgit Routsala is a GLR member of the Green Bay Area Chapter in Wisconsin. She graduated from Vermont College with a degree in art therapy and art education. She spent many years developing new techniques which she then taught at conferences, workshops, seminars, and trade shows around the country. Birgit’s award-winning work has been exhibited internationally.August 31, 2021Chicago IL
GLR4 Gilded TasselTaught by Andrea Sapon (view bio)
Andrea Sapon is a GLR member of the Madison Area Chapter in Wisconsin. She enjoys many stitching techniques and specializes in designing small projects that can be finished within a class lesson. Andrea has taught mini classes at two Great Lakes Region seminars and for her guild. She enjoys mixing fibers, beads, and textiles pushing the creative window. She is a retired professional colorist and spent many years developing product and fabrics for apparel and home.August 31, 2021Chicago IL