Two Day

THE MERMAID’S TREASURE

Available after September 2023 The mermaid, satisfied that her treasure is safely hidden beneath a coral reef, swims away to collect more. Teaching objectives: Express creativity with stitches and placement Work with various stitches and thread textures Explore different materials to create the project Develop confidence in working with various materials Learn techniques for starting […]

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THE MERMAID’S TALE

The flash of a mermaid’s tail is all we see through the water’s depths. Where is she going? What was she doing? Only the mermaid knows her tale. Teaching objectives: Learn to work within a line drawn canvas Interpret and compensate small stitch patterns Work with various materials to enhance the stitched project Overdyed threads

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RHAPSODY

Available after September 2023 An art print, divided into blocks and each block developing a different texture, served as the inspiration for Rhapsody. Teaching objectives: Express creativity with stitches and placement Experience various stitches and thread textures Develop an ease in stitching that emphasizes the structure of the stitch Learn techniques for starting and stopping

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STARSTRUCK

Stars, stars and more stars sparkle against an Antique Blue canvas. Teaching objectives: Learn the best starting and stopping anchors for various stitches and types of threads Stitch with several textures of thread Develop a natural stitching rhythm by learning how various stitches are constructed Starstruck is a collection of several star stitches, stitched with

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THE FLIP SIDE

Available after September 2023 The reverse side of stitches also form interesting patterns, and this project celebrates “The Flip Side”. Teaching objectives: Discover how the backs of stitches create interesting patterns Work with various stitches and thread textures Develop an ease in stitching that emphasizes the construction of the stitch Learn techniques for starting and

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FANTASTIC

More fans, in an octagon shape, in bright colors against a black background. Teaching objectives: Learn the best starting and stopping anchors for various stitches and types of threads Stitch with a variety of thread textures Develop a natural stitching rhythm by learning how various stitches are constructed Fantastic explores the placement of vivid colors

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FANTASIA

Fans dance around a center motif in neon colors and intriguing shapes. Teaching objectives: Explore layered fan shapes Develop ease and confidence with fan stitches by examining the structure of the stitch Fan shapes manipulated into layers, with a plethora of additional fan shapes, Fantasia pops off the canvas with bright colors and sparkle. Students

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A NEW LEAF

  AVAILABLE AFTER SEPTEMBER 2023 The infinite variety of falling leaves is captured in this mixed media project. A New Leaf employs canvas, stitchable cork, copper mesh and Ultrasuede in the design. Teaching Objectives: Express creativity with stitches and placement Work with various thread textures Develop an ease in stitching that emphasizes the rhythm of

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TRIBUTE

A tribute to the legendary Jean Hilton, this project features several “twisty” stitches attributed to the designer. Teaching objectives: Encourage stitchers to develop an ease and confidence with “twisty” stitches Explore complex and layered stitches Discover several different thread textures Tribute is filled with stitches developed by Jean Hilton. A center motif of small walnetos

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SONATA

A sonata is a piece, usually in several movements, expressed in needlework by Sonata. Teaching objectives: Explore analogous color schemes Stitch with several different textures of cotton, metallic, and rayon threads Examine the structure of “twisty” stitches so the stitcher can move through the project with ease and confidence Analogous color schemes, colors next to

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