Shirlee Fassell

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Occupation retired
Location Longmeadow, MA, United States
Introduction Retired in 1998 - I live with my wonderful, patient husband Patrick and a flame point Himalayan named Opie. Since 1998 I have progressed from needlepoint to all styles of embroidery including ribbon, stump-work and couture embroidery using the "Lunéville" hook. I studied tambour embroidery at the Ecole Lesage in Paris France where I completed 5 leisure courses. I love to give presentations at Quilt Guilds and teach Tambour embroidery.
Interests Couture Embroidery, crazy quilting, classes at Ecole Lesage, Travel(esp France), hiking, yoga, Brimfield flea market, and morning coffee at Starbucks
Favorite Movies Lion, French Kiss, In Her Shoes, TV - Call the Midwife, Wallander, Dicte
Favorite Music Edith Piaf, ABBA, Andrea Bocelli, Carly Simon, Lorna Del Rey
Favorite Books Lesage by Lydia Kamitsis, Ecole Lesage Chez Vous, Point De Croiz et autres secrets de broideris, Embroidery Italian Fashion, 18th Century Embroidery Techniques, 19th Century Embroidery Techniques, Stumpwork Embroidery or anything by Jane Nicholas, Designer Bead Embroidery by Kenneth King, Beads & Sequin Embroidery Stitches by Stanley Levy, authors/poets Sue Grafton Barbara Kingsolver, Deborah Crombee, Michael Connelly and e.e.cummings