Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By Barbara Kershaw

Registration Dates:  January 1 to February 28, 2018  Registration is now closed.ScinSnowflake2

Online Lessons Start Date:  May 1, 2018

White 32-ct German Weddigen linen, pearl cotton and the wonderful technique of Punto Antico will create a beautiful cushion with lovely wide hems, the front and back of which are laced together with ribbon.  You will learn the Italian Four-Sided stitch, Italian Hemstitching and Peahole Hemstitching as well as Satin Stitch and Bullion Knots.  Instructions will be given to make the cushion.

Size of Design Area:  12" x 12" (30.5 cm x 30.5 cm)

Ground Fabric:  32-count German Weddigen linen, 2 pieces - 22" x 22" (56 cm x 56 cm) and 27.5" x 27.5" (70 cm x 70 cm)

Thread:  #8 and #12 Pearl Cotton - white

Skill Level:  BeginnerScint Closeup

Text:  The text is 38 pages and is only available electronically. (Left-handed instructions are available upon request)

Time:  4 lessons, 1 lesson each month for 4 months and 1 month for extra assistance

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $125 CAD

Fee:  4 options

Option A:  Electronic (PDF) delivery $70 CAD - includes Registration Fee and text

Option B:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed within Canada) $210 CAD

Option C:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed to USA) $217 CAD

Option D:  Electronic (PDF) and Optional Kit (mailed to Intl destination) $230 CAD

This course is available to EAC members only.          Note:  No Refunds once registration is complete

Registration Dates:  January 1 to February 28, 2018          Online Lessons Start Date:  May 1, 2018

Registration is now closed.

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Guidelines for Student Levels

Beginner students need guidance in reading stitch patterns or are new to the technique.

Intermediate students understand stitch patterns but may need guidance; have taken this technique or similar one at the beginner or basic level; have a beginning understanding of colour and design.

Advanced students read charts and stitch diagrams with ease, have a good understanding of stitch technique; have good understanding of colour and design. Must have taken an intermediate level course in the technique. Must be able to work independently.