Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By Lorene Salt

This piece was inspired by the large stained glass windows in the Great Room of the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park.  This is my interpretation of one of those windows.  A colour palette of burgundy and blue was used, but students are encouraged to pick their own colour palettes. The piece is embellished with pearls.

Ahwahnee is a sampler of layered stitches, intricate borders, string art stitches such as 8-Point Star, Double Fan, Sprat's Head, Crescent Wave and Chilly Hollow designed to have you thinking outside the box.  This isn't your grandmother's needlepoint!

Size of Design Area:  8" x 10"Ahwahnee 1

Ground Fabric:  18-count mono canvas, cut 14" x 16"

Thread:  #5, #8 and #12 perle cotton, Very Velvet, Neon Rays+, Kreinik #8 and #12 braid

Skill Level:  Intermediate to Advanced

Text:  The text is 57 pages and is available electronically or by mail.

Time:  6 Lessons (1 Lesson every 2 months for 12 months)

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $80 - $100 depending on your choice of fibres

Fee:  2 options

Option A:  Electronic delivery $60 CAD - includes the Registration Fee & textAhwahnee 2

Option B:  Hardcopy $80 CAD - includes the Registration Fee, text & postage

Note:  No refunds once registration is complete.

This course is available to EAC members only, until September 15, 2019.

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