Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inc.

Association canadienne de broderie, Inc.

By:  Lorene Salt

Registration Dates:  June 1 to July 31, 2017 extended to September 30, 2017  Registration is now closed.Kelmscott c

Online Lessons Start Date:  November 1, 2017 (4 months)

Inspired by the drawings of William Morris, "Kelmscott" is a study in colour and texture using common and some not-so-common canvas stitches.  Interesting overdyes and other speciality fibres such as silk and velvet bring this piece to life.  Exciting stitches include Bound Cross, Houndstooth Cross and Triple Cross and embroidery techniques such as Couching and Blackwork are taught in this enjoyable class.  As this is a small piece, students are encouraged to kit the piece from their stash.  The teacher is available to help with colour choices and substitutions.

Size of Design Area:  5" x 7"

Ground Fabric:  White 18-count mono canvas

Thread:  Gloriana Lorikeet and Princess Perle, Vineyard Silk Classic, Caron Watercolours, DMC Floche, Rainbow Gallery Very Velvet, Weeks Dye Works #5 Overdyed Pearl Cotton, and Kelmscott 1cThreadworx Vineyard Silk Overdye

Skill Level:  Beginner - Basic knowledge of Canvaswork is an asset

Text:  The text is 10 pages and is available electronically or by mail

Time:  3 months online class

Supplies to purchase:  Approximately $50.00 for suggested supplies

As this is to be considered as a Stash Buster a substitution chart & materials list will be provided to registered participants once registration closes

Fee:  4 options (no kit offered)

Option A:  Electronic (PDF) delivery $45 CAD - includes Registration Fee and text

Option B:  Hardcopy (mailed within Canada) $60 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text and postage

Option C:  Hardcopy (mailed to USA) $65 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text and postage

Option D:  Hardcopy (mailed to International destinations) $70 CAD - includes Registration Fee, text and postage

Kelmscott 2c

This course is available to EAC members only.

Registration Dates:  June 1 to July 31, 2017 extended to September 30, 2017

Registration is now closed.

Course Start Date:  November 1, 2017

Note:  No Refunds once registration is complete.

Complete Course Registration Form (PDF) and payment option (if using PayPal)

Members Only Login

To set up your user account to access Your EAC and the SAMS materials, please send your request to: Communications@eac-acb.ca. Include this information within your email: first and last name, email address, EAC membership number. You will be notified of your username and password by return email.

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.