Laura Jenkins Thompson ltd.
     Laura has over 90 SAGA approved classes on heirloom sewing, construction, smocking, and embroidery for hand and machine sewing.   To receive information concerning having Laura teach for your local needlework chapter and receive her complete 45 page color class brochure, contact her via e-mail at


Lecture/Demo Classes  
Construction Essentials for Smocked Garments
Basic Blouses
Smocking and Sewing for Boys
Fashionable Fine Sewing for Adults


Fine Machine Sewing Classes

Fancy Shaping: Bow, Diamond, Heart, & Fancy Band
Intermediate Heirloom Sewing for Beginners             Charleston Baby Shower Christening Gown                  Charleston Baby Shower Day Gown
Normandy Lace Patchwork Pillow
Normandy Lace Evening Purse
Silk Stitch Sampler Evening Purse                            Luxurious Lace and Silk Camisole
Princess Lace Linen Blouse
Versailles Vestee Blouse, circa 1917-1919
Ayrshire-style Baby Machine
Heirloom “Handloom” Baby Bonnet
Mock Spoke Collar
Making Heirloom Netting Lace: Ascot, Collar, or Scarf
Machine Cut-work Collar Made Easy
Heirloom Window Applique
Shark’s Teeth Heirloom Sewing Technique
Madeira Applique-by-Machine: Linen Baby Sacque
Machine Embroidered Crazy Quilt Scissors Case

Silk Art Deco Camisole                                                                    TouchofClassCamisole                                                  NancyLee's  Nightgown                                                                         

Handwork Classes
Perfecting Picture Smocking
Needlepoint Smocking                                                     Anastasia's Tooth Fairy                                                           Baby Bunny Bishop
Lattice Smocking
Silk Lattice Lover’s Heart
Lattice Smocked Sewing Angel                                             Summer Serenade: A Symphony of Stitches                      Potpourri of Artisan Embroidery Stitches
Color Basics for Embroidery and Smocking
Shadow Work Embroidery
Foolproof Satin Stitching
Charleston Basket Embroidered Linen Tea Towel                     Garden Tea Cozy                                                                  Celtic Scissors Case
A Basketful of Old Fashioned Flowers
Linen Applique Butterfly Bunwarmer                                      Rainbow Row Tea Towel
La Broderie Blanche avec le Cordonnet et le Plumetis
     (or French Whitework Embroidery)
Le Monogramme de Broderie Blanche
     (or French Raised Satin Stitched Monogram-French Style)
French Blue Embroidered Boudoir Pillow Boudoir                         La Lampshade
Ayrshire Needlework Wedding Handkerchief
Needle Painting: Low Country Egret Tea Towel
Needle Painting: Carolina Curlew Tea Towel
Needle Painting: American Flamingo Guest Towel
Needle Painting: Colorful Clownfish Guest Towel
Edwardian Princess Lace                                             Carrickmacross Lace Bow Hanky                                      Mountmellick Shells of Ireland
Finishing Fine Collars

  Handwork Classes Continued
French Floral Monogram: Mysosotis Pillowcases                      A New Slant on Monograms                                                   French Bread Basket: Linum, Wheat, and Rye                        Crazy Quilt Scissor Case with Hand Embellishments
Crazy Quilt Lover’s Heart
Crazy Quilt Eyeglass Case                                                    Carolina Girl Pearl Case                                                       Taming the Wild Crazy Quilt Purse
Folk Heart Jacket
Old Fashioned Roses of Sharon Angel
Paradise Palm                                                                       Proud as a Peacock
Flowering Fuchsias Bamboo Handle Handbag
Fancy French Ribbon Pincushion
Last Night on the Titanic Evening Bag
Vintage Ribbon Flowers                                                 Moonlight, Magnolia, and Roses Satin Purse
Fuchsia Fantasy Evening Purse                                               Lilies of All Kinds and Colors                                                 Roses, Roses, Roses
French Raised Work Couture de Jour Purse
Bees, Berries and Dragonflies: Flight of Fancy Evening Purse
Three-D Queen Bee Paperweight
Bees and Berries Beehive Box
Lady Cottingham’s Faerie Box
Seabrook Shell Symphony Embroidered Box
Keepsake Teddy Wool Embroidery Needlecase
Whimsical Wool Embroidery Sewing Bird
Bavarian Baby Shoes
For Button Lovers Only
Embroidery on Purchased Sweaters: The Duplicate Stitch
Hand Appliqued and Embroidered Boone Hall Bunny Sweater
Faux ou Vrais Beauvais Brooch

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