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EAC Courses

The guild has purchased nine retired EAC courses that cover various techniques at the beginner and intermediate level. Each course is composed of six lessons.

Master copies of each course are available in the library. Guild members can order a printed copy of a course for their personal use at a nominal fee of $2. Please allow one to two weeks for the copy to be printed.

 

BEGINNER COURSES

EAC.BeginnerBattenbergLace 

Beginner Battenberg Lace - Dianna Best

This course is designed to teach the basic method of working with lace tape and filling stitches to create a small oval doily that is approximately 10.6" x 9".

18 pages


EAC.BeginnerCasalguidi

Beginner Casalguidi Embroidery - Barbara Kershaw

This course will teach the basic fundamentals of Casalguidi embroidery and skills in reading various types of diagrams for stitches used here. The design size is 5" x 2.5" but the instructions show you how to finish this as a 9" x 6" lavender pouch complete with tassels.

21 pages

 


EAC.BeginnerCrewel

Beginner Crewel Embroidery - Peggy Kimble

This piece of embroidery is designed to teach the crewel stitches most required in this fascinating type of needlework. You will sample 20 stitches in a pretty piece to be proud of, which may be finished as a picture or a cushion. The design area is approximately 10" x 10".

35 pages


 EAC.BeginnerDrawnThread

Beginner Drawn Thread - Colleen Darling

This beginner course is designed to introduce the basic principles and fundamentals of drawn thread embroidery in the form of a band sampler. Some other counted-thread decorative stitching will be worked in the sampler. The finished sampler is 4" x 9" on 32-count fabric.

23 pages


 EAC.BeginnerPulledThread

Beginner Pulled Thread Embroidery - Colleen Darling 

This beginner course will teach the student the basic principles and fundamentals of pulled thread embroidery and skills in using stitch diagrams for pulled thread stitches. This can be framed or finished as a tote bag (approxiamtely 14" x 14") using the directions provided.

23 pages


 EAC.BeginnerStumpwork

Beginner Stumpwork - Sandra Roy

This course is designed to teach the student the basic techniques in stumpwork embroidery. The design area is approximately 2" x 3".

21 pages

INTERMEDIATE COURSES

 EAC.IntermediateBlackwork

Intermediate Blackwork - Sheryl Blackie

This design requires that you know how to read counted-thread patterns from a graph and have experience doing double running/Holbein stitch patterns. You will use 14 different patterns to fill the vase, which is approximately 6" x 8".

31 pages


 EAC.IntermediateMetalThread

Intermediate Metal Thread Embroidery - Janice Routely

This course will teach you how to use various types of metal threads and spangles. You will also learn how to pad and apply kid leather to the design. The design area is approximately 5" x 6".

15 pages


 EAC.IntermediateStumpwork

Intermediate Stumpwork - Deanna Bertelsen

This course is designed to encourage the student to develop intermediate level skills in stumpwork embroidery. The design area is approximately 5" x 6.5". 

22 pages

 

 

 

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