Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By Natalie Dupuis

This beginner level Goldwork Project Course allows the students to create a whimsical flashcard of bygone days.  Using coloured cotton and metal threads, students will explore traditional Goldwork materials yet have a refreshingly modern design.  There are variations on the finished design, depending on student preferences.  During the course, students will be guided through the following:  the "window transfer" method of design transfer, how to couch Pearl Purl and Passing Thread, stretching and wrapping of Pearl Purl, chipping as a way to use Purl, plunging and tying off metal threads, exploringnthe use of coloured cotton threads to enhance embroidery, and making decisions about which stitches to use.

Size of Design Area:  6 cm x 9 cm (2 3/8" x 3 1/2")Appleclsup c

Ground Fabric:  100% linen - White Alba Maxima or similar

Thread:  Passing No. 5, Pearl Purl No. 2, Super Pearl Purl, Dull Check Purl, DMC stranded cotton

Other supplies:  Beeswax, Interfacing and Needles

Skill Level:  Beginner

Text:  The text is approximately 30 pages and is available electronically (PDF) or mailed hardcopy

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $85 for suggested supplies

Time:  3 months

Fee:  10 options

Option A:  Electronic (PDF) delivery $65 CAD - includes Registration Fee & text

Option B:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed within Canada) $150 CAD

Option C:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed to USA) $155 CAD

Option D:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (to International addresses) $175 CAD

Option E:  Hardcopy (mailed within Canada) $75 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

Option F:  Hardcopy (mailed to USA) $80 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

Option G:  Hardcopy (to International addresses) $90 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text & postage

Option H:  Hardcopy and Optional Kit (mailed within Canada) $160 CAD

Option I:  Hardcopy and Optional Kit (mailed to USA) $170 CAD

Option J:  Hardcopy and Optional Kit (to International addresses) $200 CAD

This course is available to EAC members only, until March 31, 2021          Note:  No Refunds once registration is complete.

 Complete a Course Registration Form (PDF) and a Fee Option (if using PayPal)

Fee Options

 

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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.