By Kim Beamish
This course is designed to extend your knowledge of two techniques – Drawn Thread and Pulled Thread embroidery. This will be done through developing your skills in charting, designing, use of colour, planning and executing projects, as well as finishing and researching.
This course was developed with the following objectives:
- To encourage the student to use, in a creative manner, stitches learned in the EAC Basic Counted Thread Embroidery Correspondence Course and tot introduce the student to new stitches.
- To become aware of the difference between Drawn Thread embroidery and Pulled Thread embroidery.
- To encourage the student to further skills in the study of colour and design.
- To develop organizational skills in designing projects.
- To develop research skills.
- To become aware of and develop skills in the use of materials suitable for Drawn Thread and Pulled Thread embroidery.
- To develop knowledge and skill in charting.
- To encourage experimentation.
- To expand the student’s creativity in Drawn Thread and Pulled Thread embroidery.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Time: 18 Months
Fee: $250 CAD or $295 CAD with the optional binder review
This course is available to EAC/ACB members only.
Note: No Refunds once registration is complete.
About the Optional Binder Review
The binder review is an optional step once you’ve completed one of the EAC/ACB technique study courses.
With a binder review, the student will send their completed binder to the Education Director. The Education Director takes a general overall look at the work in the course from beginning to end. Neatness, orderliness, inclusion of all course and any other information, extra work, if done, questions asked and answers and care in presenting an attractive binder is taken into account. Also looked at is skill development from beginning to end, use of colour, stitches, improvement in stitch execution, design, skill in diagramming and/or charting.
The Education Director will mail the binder with her/his notes back to the student with the Certificate of Completion and Correspondence Course Pin.
A binder review is compulsory to advance to the next level of a technique.