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Teaching projects are not available for sale through local needlework shops.  These projects are only available in a class situation.  Please contact Debbie at debbie@DebbeesDesigns.com for information about classes.  I also teach for Shining Needle Society’s cyber classes, so some of these projects may be available there.

 

EXPLORATIONS

Explorations analyzes several kinds of stitches—large motifs such as walnetos, jessicas and crescents, background patterns and smaller spot motifs such as celestial star eyelets. I will emphasize the mechanics of

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Ablaze

Ablaze is available in 3 color ways – Fire (at the top), Blue Blazes (middle), and Embers below). The pattern is a log cabin variation, with a striking corner motif

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SHELL GAME 2

Shell Game 2 is a basic Bargello wave pattern punctuated with shell stitches and pearl beads. The center shell patterns are padded; students will have the option to pad the

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CORNERED

Do you ever find it challenging to turn corners? This is the project for you! Cornered features several bands with instruction in turning outside and inside corners. This project features

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GILDED CABOCHONS

The ceiling at Union Station in Chicago was the inspiration for this project This piece is loaded with about 40 different stitches, with special emphasis on the cabochons, padded or

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Adagio

Adagio features a center motif with a Kitty’s double fan doubled, a Jean Hilton variation of the double fan doubled. Then I added sprat’s heads, Amadeus stitches, ombred Hungarian stitches,

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DIVISIONS

Do you see the divisions in this project? The areas are not defined by borders, but by stitches and colors. Stitches include waffle, double fan doubled, jessicas, walnetos, crescents, battlement

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TRIBUTE

I picked out some of my favorite Jean Hilton stitches, and designed a project with them. The center is filled with walnetos, Rhodes stitches and waffle stitches. Then it expands

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Angles

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

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