Learn many of the basic techniques used in creating a Sailors Valentine. This class is designed with a simple pattern with a large single flower center in a 6” valentine box. It has been designed as a quick, one day class for beginners, those on a tight schedule, or those that struggle with tiny shells. Bring your lunch.
Maximum class size: 12
Suzanne Marie Dietsch is a multi-time first place and best-in-show recipient in the most competitive shell competitions in the country: Philadelphia, Sarasota and Sanibel. She is known for her creative, three-dimensional approach to this craft. Her goal is to honor the nautical folk-art history of Sailors Valentines while creating a more personal, contemporary spin to this treasured 1800’s art form. Suzanne has a deep appreciation for nature’s artistry and enjoys the intricate, mosaic expressions that can be created with seashells. She is self-taught and creates each design one tiny seashell at a time. www.seashellvalentines.com