Workshops & Schedule

Classes and workshops for any of my designs are available.

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Is there a special event or milestone that you wish to commemorate?  Consider a commissioned piece of embroidery that would  forever serve as a memento for that special event. Designs can be customized to your specifications. For further info contact . Please note that designing and completing a newly commissioned work of embroidery requires several months of  lead time.

2021 Teaching Schedule:

May 19-23 EAC National Seminar- "Magical Mystery" Richmond,B.C.

2019 Teaching Schedule:

Nov 9-10th Baltimore, EGA Constellation Chapter , Dresden Blutenknospe

Nov 6-7th,  Salt Lake City EGA Wassatch chapter, Sheryl Minuadiere

Oct 30-Nov 03, EGA National Seminar- "Gateway to Stitching" St. Louis, MO

Oct.  5-6th, EAC Toronto Embroiderer's Guild, Jacobean Leaf Study

May 14-19,  EAC National Seminar- "Beyond the Edge" Victoria, BC

2018 Schedule:

Nov 15 -16, Canadian Embroiderer's Guild, Guelph, ON

July 17-22, EAC National Seminar-"Bridging Stitches", Charlottetown, P.E.I

2017 Schedule:

May 7-8 Lakeshore Creative Stitchery Guild, Pointe-Claire, QC

Elizabethan Cherry Tree

This is a 2 day workshop course that is a sister design to the Elizabethan Plum Tree. It is available to groups of  10 or more. This design incorporates different period goldwork techniques that are found on the plum tree design. All the techniques have been derived from a 16th century Guild Crown that is stored in a London Museum but is not on display to the public. Many of the techniques found on the original crown do not appear in any other existent piece of embroidery Please email parrembroidery with any Inquiries.

Elizabethan Plum Tree. A 2 day workshop for groups of up to 20 people. This design features 16th century goldwork techniques using silks, cottons and a variety of  gold plate, standard gilt and imitation metallic threads. The top image shows a more detailed scan the lower image is a photo without flash which displays the colours more accurately but is not well focused. please send email to with inquiries.