By Barbara Gilbert, Peggy Kimble & Helen McCrindle
This lovely design combines several elements of Deerfield. This design features the following stitches:
buttonhole, buttonhole wheels, chain, snail’s trail (coral knots), darning, feather, fly, French knots, New England laid stitch (Roumanian), outline or stem, herringbone, Deerfield herringbone, cross-stitch, latticework, satin stitch, spike stitch, and speckling. This will make a great chapter course.
Size of Design: 6¾” x 10¼” approximately
Ground Fabric: 1 piece of plain weave linen for surface stitching or linen twill, cut 12″ x 15″
Thread: Appleton’s crewel wool – 1 skein of 3 values of a blue and 1 skein of white or saffron (or colours of your choice – see notes)
Other supplies: Stretcher bars – 12″ x 15″; tacks or staples
Skill level: Intermediate/Beginner
Text: The text is 40 pages and is available electronically (PDF) or hardcopy (mailed)
Time: 4 months
Supplies to purchase: Approximately $13 for thread and $13 for plain weave linen or $17 for linen twill
Fee: 2 options
Option A: Electronic delivery (PDF) – $35 CAD – includes registration fee and text
Option B: Hardcopy (mailed) – $50 CAD – includes registration fee, text and postage
This course is available to EAC/ACB members only. Note: No Refunds once registration is complete.