Project Course - Metal Thread – Beginner

MT0351: A is for Apple

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, explore the use of coloured cotton threads to enhance embroidery, and make decisions about which stitches to use.

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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, explore the use of coloured cotton threads to enhance embroidery, and make decisions about which stitches to use.

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

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.

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Fee Options

Electronic (PDF) delivery $65, Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed within Canada) $150, Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed to USA) $155, Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (to International addresses) $175, Hardcopy (mailed within Canada) $75, Hardcopy (mailed to USA) $80, Hardcopy (to International addresses) $90, Hardcopy and Optional Kit (mailed within Canada) $160, Hardcopy and Optional Kit (mailed to USA) $170, Hardcopy and Optional Kit (to International addresses) $200

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