Mostly Crescents Class

Mostly Crescents Class


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.

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


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