Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By Kim Beamish

This charming three-piece ensemble of Hardanger offers beginner stitches such as:  Kloster Variation, Cable Stitch, Satin Stitch, Pebble Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch Variation I, Buttonhole Stitch Variation II, Whip Stitch, Backstitch, Dove's Eye, Wrapped Bars, and Algerian Eyelet.  Emphasis is on finishing.  Basic knowledge of Hardanger is an asset.

Size of Design Area:  Scissor Fob:  1½" x 1½"          Pin Cushion:  3½" x 2½" x 1"Hardanger Trio Closeup

Needle Book:  approximately 8" x 5½" (open); 4" x 5½" (closed)

Left Pocket:  3½" x 3½"          Right Pocket:  3½" x 2½"          Felt:  2¾" x 2"

Ground Fabric:  22-count Hardanger fabric - Antique White 13" x 37"

Thread:  DMC Perle Cotton #5 - #932 (4 skeins); DMC Perle Cotton #8 - #932 (2 balls); Ribbon - 4 mm Light Blue; DMC Floss - #932 (1 skein)

Other Supplies:  Interfacing - Iron On, Medium weight; Stuffing; Felt - Light Blue or White; Heat Bond © - Light; and Card Stock - Heavy Weight

Skill Level:  Beginner

Text:  The text is 27 pages, available electronically (PDF) or mailed hardcopy

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $60 for suggested supplies

Time:  4 months

Fee:  4 options

Option A:  Electronic (PDF) delivery $50 CAD - includes Registration Fee & text

Option B:  Hardcopy (mailed within Canada) $65 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

Option C:  Hardcopy (mailed to USA) $70 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

Option D:  Hardcopy (to International addresses) $75 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

This course is available to EAC members only, until April 30, 2021          Note:  No Refunds once registration is complete.

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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.