Comfort Zone Cubic Right Angle
with Marcia DeCoster

Extended Study Program

Get in the groove and feel the rhythm of beads and jazz while breathing the spring air in the Queen City of the Mississippi River. April 8-13, 2018.


Monday and Tuesday: You will become free and easy in the Big Easy, stitching cubic (CRAW) and prismatic (PRAW) right angle weave as fluently as you use peyote, brick, and herringbone stitch. The goal for each student is to build on his or her right angle weave beading skills through a process-oriented experience with a master of all forms of cubic right angle weave, Marcia DeCoster.

Wednesday: Break to tour the city, including sites for beads & Mardi Gras costuming.

Thursday and Friday: You will work with samples of Marcia’s Bohemian CRAW & PRAW designs, heading for a future as your body adornment. What could be more enticing?

Who doesn’t want to have fun in the Crescent City of indelible memories? Marcia has written two books and produced three DVDs on right angle weave. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy Marcia in the classroom before she retires from her supercharged career in teaching and bead artistry.


Start now and prepare to gain ease with right angle and cubic right angle weave, as basic RAW experience is required before you head south (see Level).

Marcia DeCoster sends this preparation advice: Heather Collin’s You Tube videos are the best and clearest. Students must be able to start a CRAW unit and build a cube on top of a cube in size 11’s. Collin’s video will do that nicely. Visit Students might also visit The first four weeks of the blog are directions for the word LOVE in Cubic Right Angle Weave. Look for Marcia’s blog for a post dated August 1, 2016, on the Bohemian designs found at

The Troubadour Hotel

Two queen beds or a king with custom luxe linens and bathrobes to relax in style; Outfitted with cocktail table and chairs or work desk; 42′ flat screen HDTV with premium channel lineup; Exclusive designer bath amenities; Complimentary Wi-Fi, device charger and alarm clock; Signature cocktail setup and specialty mini bar; In-room safe and hand held steamer. $148++ Day Single or Double. Add’l occupant $30. Three-day Pre/Post Conference stays at same rate, dependent upon availability. Call 504-518-5800 to make reservation. Identify the group as the Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Attendees are required to stay at the hotel. Parking $39/daily

Details and Registration

Level: Intermediate; experience with right angle and cubic right angle weave
Deposit: $100. Deadline December 1, 2017.
Registration Fee: $650. No materials or kit fee. You will receive a supply list.

Registration is easy.

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