Stitch with EGA: Exciting online embroidery classes coming up, open registration and more

Our Education Department has been hard at work to provide you with great options you can take advantage of from the comfort of your home.  Check out some upcoming online embroidery classes, as well as some that have registration ending soon. Don’t miss your chance to learn from some great embroidery teachers!

Registration  Open August 5- September 2: The Stitcher’s Touch

Our upcoming online course The Stitcher’s Touch with teacher Dawn Donnelly is all about experiencing different and new threads, and stitches while working on a sampler of sorts. Click here to learn more.

Registration ending August 26,2020: Hidden Trellises

Hidden Trellises

Stitch a marvelous garden trellis in Hidden Trellises with teacher Merrilyn Heazlewood. Some of the stitches you will be using to create your own trellis masterpiece are: Smyrna, Woven Cross, Upright Cross, Running, Straight and French Knots, and more. This is a continuing studies class, this means that you get access to all lessons at the time of registration. Click here to learn more.

Registration ending August 31,2020: Beginning Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery 

Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery

Our online course Beginning Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery with teacher Judy Caruso features the creation of a Stitch Sampler using many beginner-level dimensional stitches, including Bullion and Cast-on Stitches. A bonus wreath pattern is included for using the stitches in a finished design. This is a continuing studies class, this means that you get access to all lessons at the time of registration. Click here to learn more.

Registration coming up, sign up for a reminder: Crème de la Crème Box, Geraniums and Blackwork Bracelet

While registration for the classes below is not open yet, we have added a sign-up reminder form on each class page. If you fill the form, we will send you an email reminder when registration opens.

Create a stunning Crème de la Crème Box with teacher Kurdy Biggs. In this elegant design you will explore a variety of stitches including Walneto, padded Mistake, Crescents and Sheaf. Registration: September 2-30, 2020 Click here to learn more.

Our online class Geraniums with Merrilyn Heazlewood focuses on stitching bright, cheerful geraniums and it’s a great option to use up some of your stash of threads! Registration: Oct. 7 – Nov. 4. Click here to learn more.

In Goldwork Bracelet with teacher Cynthia Jackson you will create a lovely band bracelet from beginning to end. Registration: Nov. 4 – Dec. 2, 2020. Click here to learn more.

Ready for the next level? Check out our Individual Correspondence Courses

Our Individual Correspondence Courses(ICC) offer intense, personalized study under the supervision of teachers selected for their outstanding needlework skills and knowledge. The courses are in-depth study programs dealing with a wide range of embroidery techniques and disciplines at various skill levels. Our two latest ICCs are below, plus one ICC that’s retiring soon! Click here to see all of our Individual Correspondence Courses.

Our latest ICCs: Techniques for Canvas and Design For Needlework

Techniques for Canvas Embroidery with Diane Herrmann is an in-depth study of the various techniques used in canvas embroidery. Each lesson focuses on particular techniques that students will practice in order to learn and improve. Click here to learn more.

Design for Needlework with India Hayford is for the technically adept embroiderer who wishes to create unique embroideries. This intensive nine-lesson course will immerse students in a study of visual language, design mechanics, sensibility, and critical judgment. Click here to learn more.

ICC Retiring Soon: A Journey into the World of Raised Embroidery: Stumpwork Techniques

A Journey into the World of Raised Embroidery: Stumpwork Techniques is an in-depth study of the various techniques used in stumpwork.

A Journey into the World of Raised Embroidery: Stumpwork Techniques with Celeste Chalasani is an in-depth study of the various techniques used in stumpwork. Students will learn by completing the work. Each lesson focuses on a specific technique that students will practice and culminates in a project that is provided or one of the student’s choosing. This course is retiring on December 1, 2020.