Sue Spargo

Sun, October 5 to Sat, October 11 2025

Move the Needle with Sue Spargo

Medium: Fiber

Level: All Levels

Location: Studio

Status: Wait List

Instructor's Website:

  • Hudson Valley Art Workshops Slideshow
  • Hudson Valley Art Workshops Slideshow
  • Hudson Valley Art Workshops Slideshow
  • Hudson Valley Art Workshops Slideshow

Free yourself of rules and enjoy meditative and therapeutic organic stitching. Anything goes! In this 5-day workshop with Sue, create a highly embellished sampler through appliqué, layering, and embellishment using hand dyed wool, textural fabrics, and a variety of threads in varying weights and fibers. You’ll spend time building the foundation of your sampler, incorporating hand-dyed velvet, cotton fabrics, and specialty fabrics collected from Sue’s treasures. Next, elevate your piece through stitchery by experimenting with thread and other embellishments.

An exclusive kit is available that will incorporate unique elements hand picked by Sue. If you purchase the kit you do not need to worry about bringing a background, extra wool and cotton for applique or ribbons. Link to purchase the kit: 242

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About Sue Spargo

Sue Spargo is a self taught textile folk artist and designer whose lush and rich work with wool, a needle and thread inspires so many. Born in Zambia, Sue grew up in South Africa and lived in England as a young adult before moving to the United States in 1989. She credits her artistry to her father, who encouraged her creative pursuits and allowed her to explore many mediums, and her love of fabric to her mother, who got her interested in sewing as a child.


Rates & Enrollment

Day Student Tuition: $960.00

Full 5-Day Package*: $2,677.85-$2,891.69

*5-Day Workshop Package includes: Tuition for 5 full class days, 6 nights of dinner, lodging, breakfast, daily cookie and fruit breaks, unlimited coffee and tea, and welcoming wine and cheese reception. Your choice between a room to yourself (single occupancy) or bring a friend and split a room (double occupancy).

Get more information about your options to enroll here.