This intriguing project features loads of Jean Hilton stitches and other fun stitches in a grayscale color scheme, accented with a single color. Students may substitute out the red if desired; I’ll send a list of the threads used so they can bring them to class.

Stitches include Sprat’s head, rice, Amadeus, Hungarian, laid stitches, scotch, crescents, Milanese, layered upright cross, Rhodes, upright point de tresse, long armed cross, diagonal fern, Bargello herringbone square, double fan doubled, eyelet, tear drop crescents, layered herringbone, upright waffle, Milanese pinwheel, several satin stitch patterns, 8 pointed star, double herringbone, Greek.

DurationThis is a 3 or 4 day class
MaterialsDMC pearl cottons, cotton flosses and rayon flosses;
Kreinik #4, #8 and #12 braids;
Rainbow Gallery Silk Lame’ Braid and Neon Rays.
Size181 x 180 stitches on 18 ct. pewter canvas, about 10″ x 10″