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Bells of Christmas

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Let your holiday spirit ring out far and wide as you stitch this glorious composition of flowing red ribbons, sprays of greenery, and delicate porcelain bells. It's so beautiful, you'll want to display it year 'round, rather than just at celebration time!

Learn Sandy's easy way to create depth and dimension as you utilize your needle and silks to create the flowing ribbon. We'll also work with directional shading. Stitching time will be allotted in class for experimentation and to practice the methods with the help of the instructor.

In addition to Sandy's approach to realistic and directional shading and how easy they are to do effectively, we’ll learn or nué technique, some basic goldwork, chipping, how to handle two new thread embellishments, grounding a motif, and so much more. The instruction booklet contains "work-in-progress" photos that make completing the project easy.

Level: Intermediate
Class Length: Two Days, 12 Hours Total
Ground Fabric: White Congress cloth
Finished Size: 7.5" x 3.5" stitched area on 14" x 10" canvas
Color Choice: No
Student Provides: Stretcher bar frame 14" x 10", usual supplies, laying tool, fine point water soluble pen, cover cloth, two magnets
Pre-Class Work: About Two Hours

Bells of Christmas


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