Project Course - Canvaswork – Intermediate

CA0431: Florentine Fun

By Catherine (Kit) Gates

This exciting sampler of Florentine stitches can be worked in your colour choice, on 18-count mono canvas.  When all the stitching is complete, this design can be made into a delightful rectangular shaped pillow; would make a lovely picture; insert it into a serving tray or use it for a front panel of a bag.

The techniques for this design are canvaswork and Florentine stitches worked in unusual ways. The stitches chosen for this design include:  four-way Florentine, Greek key, diagonal flint arrows, and adorable turtles, to name a few.

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By Catherine (Kit) Gates

This exciting sampler of Florentine stitches can be worked in your colour choice, on 18-count mono canvas.  When all the stitching is complete, this design can be made into a delightful rectangular-shaped pillow, it would make a lovely picture, insert it into a serving tray or use it for a front panel of a bag.

The techniques for this design are canvaswork and Florentine stitches worked in unusual ways. The stitches chosen for this design include four-way Florentine, Greek key, diagonal flint arrows, and adorable turtles, to name a few.

Size of design area:  11¾” x 12¼”

Ground fabric:  18-count mono canvas, cut 18″ x 18″

Thread:  #5 Perle Cotton, Fyre Works, #12 Kreinik braid, embroidery floss, Petite Very Velvet are the suggested threads to create the wonderful texture of this embroidery.

Skill level:  Intermediate to Advanced

Time:  4 months

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $80 for minimum supplies.

Text:  The text is 21 pages and is available electronically or by mail.

Fee:  2 Options

Electronic (PDF) $35 CAD

Hardcopy (includes postage) $45 CAD

Note no refunds once registration is complete.

This course is available to EAC/ACB members only. If you are not a current member, please apply online.

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Fee Options

Electronic (PDF) $35, Hardcopy (includes postage) $45

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