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) $40 CAD
Hardcopy (includes postage) $50 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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