Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By:  Lorene Salt

Registration is now closed.

Registration Dates: May 1 to June 30, 2019      Online Lessons Start Date:  September 1, 2019

"Hearts & Diamonds" is a study in colour and texture using common and some not-so-common stitches.  One overdye and a colourHrtDiam 250 palate of Black, Red, White and Gold brings this cuff bracelet to life.  Exciting stitches include Rhodes Heart Clusters, Overlapping Upright Crosses, Jessica Clusters, 2-colour Alternating Sprats Head, Crescents, Rice, Scotch and 6-trip Herringbone.  This cuff is further embellished with an Ultra Suede back, Sterling Silver Clasps, and two sizes of Swarovski Bi-Cone Crystals.

Size of Design Area:  2" x 8"

Ground Fabric:  White Opalescent 18-count mono canvas

Thread:  DMC #5 Pearl Cotton, Threadworx #5 Pearl Cotton, Rainbow Gallery Very Velvet, Kreinik #12 braid

Skill Level:  Beginner - Basic knowledge of Canvaswork is an asset

Text:  The text is 11 pages and is only available electronically (PDF)

Time:  3 months online class

Supplies to purchase:  Stretcher Bars  (8" x 11")

Optional Kit:  Includes all threads, crystals, needles, clasps and ultra suedeHrtsDiam Closeup

Fee:  4 options

Option A:  Electronic (PDF) delivery $45 CAD - includes Registration Fee & text

Option B:  Electronic (PDF) and Kit (mailed within Canada) $98 CAD

Option C:  Electronic (PDF) and Kit (mailed to USA) $100 CAD

Option D:  Electronic (PDF) and Kit (to International addresses) $93 CAD

This course is available to EAC members only.     Note:  No Refunds once registration is complete.

Registration is now closed

Registration Dates: May 1 to June 30, 2019      Online Lessons Start Date:  September 1, 2019

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Guidelines for Student Levels

Beginner students need guidance in reading stitch patterns or 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.