Mostly Crescents

(6 customer reviews)

Mostly Crescents class through Shining Needle Society

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Mostly Crescents focuses on a single type of stitch, crescents. This is a “string-art” type of stitch, and there are certain principles that apply to stitching all crescents. This class offers a thorough understanding of the structure of these stitches, so you can stitch quickly and more confidently when you encounter them in other projects.

We’ll explore several different sizes and shapes of crescents: nautilus crescents, crescents with a tail, layered crescents, teardrop crescents, infinity crescents, fleur de lis crescents, and other shapes. The project is accented with additional stitches like waffle stitches and fans.

Mostly Crescents is offered in four color ways: Bold (orange/purple/turquoise on Aquamarina canvas), Grayscale (grays with red accents on pewter canvas), Monochromatic (beiges to browns on eggshell canvas) or Pastel (blue/pink/lavender/yellow on antique blue canvas). The kit contains DMC flosses, DMC #8 pearl cottons, DMC Satin Floss, and Kreinik #8 Braids. The canvas will have taped edges. Mostly Crescents is a companion piece to Mostly Amadeus (offered previously) and Fandango (registering now with SNS). Other companion pieces will be offered next year.

The instruction book is thorough, over 100 pages, and the class is augmented with 13 stitch video demonstrations that students will be able to review as needed. In addition, weekly Zoom sessions will provide “face-to-face” instruction with Debbie; at least one Zoom session per week will be recorded for participants unable to join the “live” sessions.

Important class dates for the Mostly Crescents class are as follows:

Now through August 9, 2021 — registration open

August 9, 2021 — last day for registration

October 18-Novemer 30, 2021 — online class (6 weeks, one lesson per week; live Zoom sessions weekly (one daytime and one evening session per week, PLUS sessions are recorded for anyone who can’t make the scheduled time.))  PLEASE NOTE LONGER TIME ALLOWED BETWEEN SIGNUPS AND CLASS START.  Supplies are taking longer and longer to arrived.  We do our best to start on time!

Class officially ends on November 30, but classroom remains open indefinitely for questions and followup.



$175 – Includes complete kit with 18-ct mono canvas (cut size is 10” x 18” with taped edges) and all threads to complete the stitching, instruction booklet, online instructional emails, US domestic mailing and SNS administrative fee. International orders are $30 additional to Canada and $45 to most global destinations.

$112 – “instructions only” – As above for class but student supplies their own canvas and threads.  Printed instruction booklet will be mailed. Complete lists of threads for both color ways are included in the instruction booklet.  (International students – include $10 additional for postage.)   If you want to choose your own threads but need canvas, Debbie can include that for $15 additional, including postage.

Please add only the class to your cart at this time. If you want to order additional charts/kits/products from DebBee’s Designs, please place a separate order so we can ship those things immediately.

Students who have previously taken this class with Debbie in a face-to-face class may sign up to audit this class for $50.  Nothing will be mailed to you since you already have the kit and the instruction booklet, but you will have full access to the online lessons, additional hints/instructions and videos.

If you have additional questions about this class, email If you have questions about Shining Needle Society, email or






Audit ($50), Instructions Only ($112), Instructions + Canvas ($127), Bold Colorway ($175), Greyscale Colorway ($175), Monochromatic Colorway ($175), Pastel Colorway ($175)

6 reviews for Mostly Crescents

  1. Joyce McCoig (verified owner)

    I love all of Debbie’s designs; but this one definitely spoke to me. I used the monochrome colorway (the browns), and I couldn’t be happier with the results. The excellent charts make even the most difficult-looking stitches attainable. This wasn’t my first Debbie project; and it won’t be my last!

  2. Terri Sanders (verified owner)

    This piece was a fabulous class. I enjoyed learning all of the crescents and stretched my comfort zone with learning the outstanding Nautilus Crescent. I stitched it in the colorway of grays, black, and red to match the Mostly Amadeus class that I also took from Debbie. Debbie’s diagrams are very precise and easy to read. Her classes online have very helpful videos that you can refer back to again and again as needed.
    Debbie’s teaching style is helpful and friendly. Her designs are stunning and you always learn so much from her classes.

  3. Jane Tanner (verified owner)

    I stitched the bright colorway. The instructions were great . I think I stitched the biggest crescents ever!

  4. kathy.mccomas (verified owner)

    Love Debbie’s patterns
    Love her instructions, very detailed and complete
    Love her customer service

  5. Karen Davis (verified owner)

    Great pattern. Have been enjoying taking cyber classes with Debbie.

  6. Fran (verified owner)

    Great class and design! One of 4 Debbie classes I have taken. Each of them wonderful. This design goes great with Fandango and Amadeus, all three which I have framed together, since they are the same size and colorway. A beautiful design, directions are the most complete I have ever worked from. A beginner could do this given the great videos, lessons, and instructions.

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