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Picnic Blanket Workshop

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On June 10 from 10-4pm join Crispina ffrench in the Sewing Room at Shire City Sanctuary for a day of Picnic Blanket Sewing! Crispina will teach participants how to make the picnic blankets that have become a Berkshire summer staple.

Students should bring all materials needed for construction: A sharp pair of fabric cutting scissors, a rotary cutter and mat, 8 pairs of discarded jeans or corduroys and 8 yds, 2″ twill tape or bias binding used for edging. Bring a lunch or order out.

Thread and the use of sewing machines is provided (Feel free to bring your own sewing machine if you would like.) Sewing machine proficiency required.

This class is Pay What You Can and Pre-Registration is necessary. To register please send a Paypal payment of whatever you can afford to Crispinaffrench@gmail or pop a check in the mail made out to Crispina Ffrench with June 10 in the memo line to: Crispina Ffrench, Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville Street, Pittsfield MA 01201. Please include your email address.

Once your payment is received a spot will be held and you will get a confirmation email.

Make your own all recycled picnic blanket and kick your Berkshire Summer off in style!


June 10, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville Street Pittsfield MA 01201


Shire City Sanctuary