By Kathryn Drummond
In this Counted Thread Sampler you create a symphony of stitches by combining two beautiful types of needlework. Explore striking Blackwork designs inspired by Moroccan tiles interspersed with bands of drawn thread with hemstitching. Gorgeous glass pearls and sparkling precision-cut beads add the perfect note. This will make a great guild course.
Size of Design Area: 6”x 10” on 32-count, 7”x 11.5” on 28-count
Ground Fabric: 32-count Belfast linen, 12”x 16” (or, substitute 28-count Cashel linen, 13”x 18”)
Thread: Splendor silk in two colors, #12 perle cotton, embroidery floss
Other Supplies: 3 mm glass or crystal pearls in two colors to match Splendor, Miyuki Delica beads in two colors to match Splendor, #26 tapestry needles, #10 tapestry point beading needle
Skill Level: Experience working on evenweave fabric is an asset
Text: The text is approximately 15 pages and is available electronically (PDF) or by mail (Hardcopy)
Time: 3 months
Supplies to purchase: Approximately $50 CAD for minimum supplies
Fee: 8 options
Option A: Electronic delivery (PDF) $65 CAD includes EAC-ACB Education Registration Fee and written course materials
Option B: Electronic (PDF) and Kit (mailed within Canada) $135 CAD
Option C: Electronic (PDF) and Kit (mailed to USA) $140 CAD
Option D: Electronic (PDF) and Kit (to International Address) $140 CAD
Option E: Hardcopy (mailed) $75 CAD includes the EAC-ACB Education Registration Fee, the printed materials and postage
Option F: Hardcopy and Kit (mailed within Canada) $145 CAD
Option G: Hardcopy and Kit (mailed to USA) $150 CAD
Option H: Hardcopy and Kit (to International addresses) $150 CAD
This course is available to EAC/ACB members only until October 31, 2023. If you are not a current member, please apply online.
Note: No Refunds once registration is complete.