sharing the love of needlework through shows, classes and seminars

Susan Greening Davis pictureSusan Greening Davis
Still Stitching with Susan, LLC

Susan is known as a needle artist/technician. She has had the pleasure of designing and teaching for shops, guilds and events for the past 30 plus years. Susan has studied her trade in Denmark, England and Italy, as well as with the Danish masters who have visited the US. She was Education Chairperson for the International Needlearts Retail Guild for four years and has chaired many panels, lectures, and charitable events to promote the education of the needlearts. Known as the original "Gadget Gal" in the industry, this has allowed her to teach how many of the "toys" can improve stitching. She is a hands-on teachers comfortable instructing both left and right handed stitchers. Susan was presented with the DMC International Teacher of the Year award. She was also selected to appear on HGTV to represent the counted thread industry. Susan is fun and entertaining and has long list of publications where her work and story has appeared. She has even been a "featured authority" in the Monica Ferris mystery, A Naked Thread Tale, which was dedicated to her by the author.

Susan is our Greeter and Emcee for the weekend.


 


 

Class #203
Pin Cushion Slide
Class taught at both NH and MO Shows

Teacher: Susan Greening Davis
Max: 25 students (Min: 6 students)
Level: Beginner
Description: Exclusive Teaching Piece

Price: $30.00
Scheduled: Thursday, 1:00pm - 2:45pm

You will all want to take this sweet little pin cushion slide home and make more! Stitched with over dyed threads on German Linen banding with wool felt makes this the prefect keeper for yourself or a friend! So join Susan for this short class, you can squeeze it in.

Kit includes: Chart, Needle, Linen Banding, Over Dyed Floss, Felt and finishing.

Bring to class normal needlework supplies, including light and or magnification.

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Class #210a
2014 Show Preview Night & Shopping - Members
Class taught at both NH and MO Shows

Emcee for the evening: Susan Greening Davis

Level: All
Description:

Price: FREE
Scheduled: Thursday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

This year's Show Preview sponsored by Celebration of Needlework will take place on Thursday evening at 6:30pm. Susan Greening Davis, our emcee, will introduce the vendors and explain each one's specialty and what their featured or limited edition items are. There is preview window shopping 7-9pm on Thursday, but the Merchandise Mall opens on Friday, so this is a good time to take notes in the Show Booklet provided so that you can easily find all those specialty items. This evening event adds a great deal of excitement to an already fun-filled week. Please preregister for this event, even if you are a member, on your registration form. Free to all members!

Non Members: $15.00 includes show booklet, entrance to preview and two hours of shopping that evening and one daily admission on Friday.

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Class #210b
2014 Show Preview Night & Shopping - Non-Members
Class taught at both NH and MO Shows

Emcee for the evening: Susan Greening Davis

Level: All
Description:

Price: $15.00
Scheduled: Thursday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

This year's Show Preview sponsored by Celebration of Needlework will take place on Thursday evening at 6:30pm. Susan Greening Davis, our emcee, will introduce the vendors and explain each one's specialty and what their featured or limited edition items are. There is preview window shopping 7-9pm on Thursday, but the Merchandise Mall opens on Friday, so this is a good time to take notes in the Show Booklet provided so that you can easily find all those specialty items. This evening event adds a great deal of excitement to an already fun-filled week. Please preregister for this event, even if you are a member, on your registration form. Free to all members!

Non Members: $15.00 includes show booklet, entrance to preview and two hours of shopping that evening and one daily admission on Friday.

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Class #302
Learn the Ancient Danish Needle Art Hedebo
Class taught at both NH and MO Shows

Teacher: Susan Greening Davis
Max: 15 students (Min: 5 students)
Level: Advanced
Description: Exclusive Teaching Piece

Price: $95.00
Scheduled: Friday, 12:00pm - 2:45pm

If you want to learn something new, join me for this ancient needleart of Denmark "Hedebo" . You will be working a 3 x 3 design on 26-count ivory linen and learn the basic stitches and shapes of Hedebo Blanket Stitch, Flat Stitch, rings, diamonds, and stacked curves. The solid wood Hedebo stick that was hand-carved in Denmark with channels and guide marks, as well as a small needle book to which you can secure your work are included. Other stitches we will cover in class include Hedebo stitches, buttonhole, pyramids, and rings; Satin Stitch, and Flat stitch.

Kit includes: Custom-made Hedebo stick from Denmark, fabric, linen thread, a specially dyed silk/wool blend and small Needlebook.

Bring to Class: Sharp Scissors and normal Stitching supplies with magnification and extra lighting if needed.

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Class #404
Saturday Night Event
Class taught at both NH and MO Shows

Teacher: Susan Greening Davis
Max: 100 students
Level: All
Description: Sponsored by Celebration and Olde Colonial Designs

Price: $65.00
Scheduled: Saturday 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Saturday Night Event is a spectacular evening of fun, food, and frolicking. It begins with a tasty dinner buffet to relax you and fuel you for a fast paced schedule of entertainment. Susan Greening Davis, our emcee, has fashioned a unique kit just for this event that you will definitely want to finish and use. She will explain the design and any specialty skills required to stitch and complete the construction. The Silent Auction proceeds benefit breast cancer research and auction items include designs, products, and accessories and more - all donated by our generous vendors, manufacturers, designers, teachers, and supporters. This display of enticing items brings out the friendly rivalry that our guests enjoy as they compete to donate to a most worthy charity. Later there will be time for the drawing of the winners of the Raffle Baskets. Raffle baskets displayed and tickets sold at the Souvenir Desk. As you depart, we will wish you "happy stitching' and look forward to seeing you at our next event. If you are unable to attend this event, please be sure to check the winner list posted at the Registration Desk. Please join us in standing up to cancer!

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