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Echoes of Winter

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Pinecones, mistletoe, holly, and a garland of greenery, all gathered with a scarlet bow. These each represent the pristine beauty of winter. Enhance those symbols with gold metallic gauze contrasting with an area of painted canvas, and you have a spectacular composition: Echoes of Winter!

Learn Sandy's easy way to create depth and dimension as you use 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 how to use a pigment marker to enhance canvas, how to handle a newly introduced thread, appliqué and stitching on Ultrasuede®, applying metallic gauze, and so much more. The instruction booklet contains "work-in-progress" photos, which make completing the project easy. Basic color theory as it applies to depth perception and shading will also be discussed.

Level: Intermediate
Class Length: Two Days, 12 Hours Total
Ground Fabric: White Congress cloth
Finished Size: 8.5" x 6" stitched area on 12" x 14" canvas
Color Choice: No
Student Provides: Stretcher bar frame 12" x 14", usual supplies, laying tool, fine point water soluble pen, cover cloth, two magnets
Pre-Class Work: No

Echoes of Winter

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