By Anna Trushenova
Registration Dates: February 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024 Online Lessons Start Date: May 6, 2024
This course is dedicated to making a decorative Christmas toy ‘Magic Jester’ which has a beaded chain used to hang on a Christmas tree or decorate any space by hanging it on a doorknob, hook, lamp etc. We will get acquainted with the techniques of bead mosaic, work with chenille thread and beads of different sizes, decorate the toy with various fabrics (such as organza, ribbons, felt) and make decorative lace, all to assemble the product.
Techniques and Stitches used:
Size of Design Area: The height of the toy is 3.75” (not including the bow) x 3.15” wide
Ground Fabric: cotton, cut approximately 8″ x 8″
Threads used in the project: muline, fila a gant, modeira, C-LON AA
Skill Level: All levels
Text: The text is approximately 50 pages
Kit Contents: Silk shantung, cotton fabric for backing, polyester organza, Anchor and DMC stranded cotton thread, Japan threads, pearl cotton, beads, felt and needles
Time: Two (2) Months: five (5) lessons weekly; May 6 – June 3 and one (1) extra month for assistance.
Students will supply: 12″ x 12″Evertite frame or stretcher bars, OR 8 1/2″ embroidery hoop; cream colored sewing thread; masking tape; needle threader; scissors for cutting paper and felt; 6″ ruler with both inches and centimeters; mechanical pencil; Pigma pen or similar; needle puller (optional); needle threader for small, fine needles (optional); iron and ironing mat/board; usual stitching supplies. Magnification is highly recommended.
Fee: 6 options
Option A: Electronic delivery of instructions only – $60 CAD
Option B: Kit, postage and electronic delivery of instructions to Canada with tracking – $135 CAD
Option C: Kit, postage and electronic delivery of instructions to US with tracking – $135 CAD
Option D: Kit, postage and electronic delivery of instructions to US without tracking – $125 CAD
Option E: Kit, postage and electronic delivery of instructions to international addresses with tracking – $200 CAD
Option F: Kit, postage and electronic delivery of instructions to international addresses without tracking – $135 CAD
This course is available to EAC/ACB members only. If you are not a current member, please apply online.
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Note: No Refunds once registration is complete.