Ancestree – GCC Lightning Round


This course is available as a GCC Lightning Round through February 28, 2023. Our GCC Lightning Rounds are three or four of our Group Correspondence Courses that have been hand-picked by our Education Department and made available for individual EGA members to register without a group for a limited time. Visit our GCC Lightning Rounds page to learn more.

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On Ancestree, with teacher Carolyn Standing Webb, you will work on a tree of life design that will feature you and your family. You can add your mother, grandmother, great grandmother and back for 5 generations or you can make one with just your immediate family. This design can become a heirloom passed on to future generations in your family.

The tree is stitched on either 28 or 32 count antique white linen with black threads. The threads can be either cotton or silk. Three sizes of black thread is used to shade the design. Gold thread is added for a special sparkle. Shading is achieved by using both pattern and size of thread. You will be able to explore how to create the paths for double running and why some blackwork patterns are not reversible.

Type of project: Wall Hanging
Design size: 11″ x 7″
Colors: Black and gold
Supplies used: Linen or evenweave 28 or 32 count antique white, Silk or cotton threads, Kreinik gold cord, Paillettes
Skill level: Intermediate or determined beginner
Prerequisites: Some experience with counted patterns
Timeline: 6 months of classes
Supply cost: Silk threads/linen – $30; Cotton threads/linen – $17 See the list of supplies needed.

Learn more about Ancestree and teacher Carolyn Standing Webb by clicking here.

Additional Notes:

Please visit the GCC: Lightning Rounds page to learn more about our Lightning Rounds before enrolling.

Lightning Round registration is a benefit of membership with EGA. Not a member? Simply register for this class and the membership will be automatically added to the cart for you.

Charges are higher for Canadian and International students to cover the additional shipping expenses.

There are no refunds for course or text fees so make your selection carefully.