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 radiating around a center for a kaleidoscopic affect. Set against a black background to enhance the brightness of the colors, the hues create a powerful visual impact.

Stitches include Amadeus, oblong Jessicas, triangle Amadeus, square Jessicas, crescents, diagonal fern and overlapping oblong cross stitch.

Duration 2 day class, for intermediate to advanced
Kit Materials 18 ct. mono deluxe canvas, black or white; DMC #8 pearl cottons and cotton flosses, Kreinik #8 Braids, Caron Collection Watercolours
Size 8" x 8" on 18 ct. canvas, 144 x 144 stitches
Student Supplies 2 pairs 14" stretcher bars with tacks or staples; scissors, laying tool; magnification and lighting if needed (recommended for stitching on black canvas)

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