Online Class: Ahwahnee with Lorene Salt

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More about Ahwahnee

Our online class Ahwahnee is teacher Lorene Salt’s interpretation of the stained-glass windows found in the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. The piece contains a variety of different stitches and techniques such as laid fillings, string art stitches, diaper patterns and layered borders. Stitches include various types of Jessicas, 4- layered 8-Point Star, Sprats Head, Double Fan, Waffles, Crescents and 2-colour Chilly Hollow in this piece. The piece is further embellished with pearls.

This class will appeal to those students who would like to try new techniques while challenging themselves by mastering complex canvaswork stitches.

  • Class Details

    Project: Wall Hanging
    Design size: 10″ x 8″
    Technique: Counted Canvas
    Skill level: Advanced Intermediate
    Registration dates: Registration opens July 1 and closes July 29.
    Number of lessons: 6
    Class schedule: Lesson 1 will be posted on September 2, with the following lessons going live September 16, October 7, October 21, November 4 and November 18.
    Class cost: Class Only(using your own materials) $40; Class + Full Kit: $165 shipping to US,  $175 shipping to Canada, and $180 Shipping to International locations.
    Kit contents and supplies needed: See the full list of kit contents and supplies needed below under Course Content.
    Prerequisites: The ability to read a chart and follow a graph

  • Kit Contents and Supplies Needed

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  • About teacher Lorene Salt

    Lorene Salt is an award-winning stitcher. Her favourite medium is Canvaswork. She is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnical University in the Fashion Merchandising and Design program. She has also completed the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Canvaswork courses through EAC. She is an avid beader and jewellery maker. When designing, Lorene enjoys watching a piece come alive through colour and texture. Her classes reflect her passion for needlework as she shares her knowledge and expertise with her students. Lorene has been teaching since 2010 in both Canada and the US at the National level as well as at Guilds, Stitching shops and a variety of On-Line classes. She has completed three commissions and has pieces hanging in three countries. She lives in Aurora, Ontario and is a member of EAC, EGA, and ANG.

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    Please note: Online Studio course and kit fees are non-refundable.