Learn to stitch Delphiniums with Merrilyn Heazlewood and EGA’s Metropolitan Region

Our Metropolitan Region will be having the online class Delphiniums with Merrilyn Heazlewood as their next Region educational event. This online class will begin January 2, 2019 with a total of three lessons, each two weeks apart.

About the Class

Delphiniums is an intermediate counted canvas design with silk ribbon embroidery, 5 ½” square. Silk ribbon Delphiniums standing tall and proud are the focal point of this piece. French knots worked with silk ribbon allow the flowers to form very quickly; surrounding garden beds are overflowing and the freshly mowed manicured lawns glisten. More than ten needlepoint stitches are incorporated into the design, including flower, rice, upright cross, long armed cross, cross, French knots and lazy daisy. The design is stitched on 18 count canvas and uses Perle #5, wool, silk ribbon and beads.

About teacher Merrilyn Heazlewood

Merrilyn is an internationally renowned hand embroiderer, designer, author and teacher who specializes in silk ribbon. Magazine articles of Merrilyn’s work are regularly featured in publications such as Needlepoint Now and Inspirations. Merrilyn has written many books and publications in silk ribbon and also wool embroidery. With an artistic heritage and a passion for hand work this was the starting point for a long creative and
rewarding journey with needle, threads and fabrics.


This class is only available for EGA members. Registration for all Metropolitan Region members is $50 and is open through November 1, 2018. The Metropolitan Region is subsidizing part of the cost of this class for members of their region.  The class is $60 for all EGA members who don’t belong to the Metropolitan Region. The registration fee includes a .pdf of the instructions. A supply list will be provided upon registration. Arrangements will be made for those without access to a computer to be able to participate.

Click here to register

Please direct any questions about this class to Janice Meyers, Education Chair, at GrayceeDM@aol.com.


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