Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By Carol Storie

This adorable canvas candy bowl with its abstract design is lots of fun to stitch. Bargello is combined with a variety of textured stitches worked on 18 count mono canvas. When all the stitching is complete, it is backed with fabric and made into a bowl to hold candies, jewellery or whatnot!

The stitches chosen are needlepoint stitches: bargello, crescent stitch and variations, Scotch, Norwich or waffle, smyrna cross, wheat stitch, triangle stitch and eyelets. Finishing instructions are included.

ao candybowl 3Size of Design Area: 18 x 18 cm (7 x 7 inches)

Ground Fabric: White 18-mono canvas cut 28 x 28 cm (11 x 11 inches)

Thread: Pearl cotton #5 and #8, The CARON Collection Watercolours®, DMC Colour Variations Pearl cotton

Skill level: Any level

Time: Four months

Text: Ten pages plus large colour copy

Supplies: Approximately $25

Fees: $45, this includes EAC registration

Optional Kit:  $23

Note: No refunds once registration is complete.

This course is available to EAC members until September 15, 2018.

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Guideline for Student Levels


Beginners are those who need guidance in reading stitch patterns or who are new to the technique.

Intermediate students understand stitch patterns but may need guidance; have taken this technique or similar one at the beginner or basic level; have a beginning understanding of colour and design.

Advanced students read charts and stitch diagrams with ease, have a good understanding of stitch technique; have good understanding of colour and design. Must have taken an intermediate level course in the technique. Must be able to work independently.