Lightning Rounds are three – four rotating courses that are offered quarterly for all EGA members to register for without a group.  This is particularly favorable for Members-At-Large and small EGA chapters that have difficulty filling a larger group in order to take a Group Correspondence Course. Course and text fees are non-refundable. Additional details below.

This quarter’s classes are open for registration through May 31, 2020.

SKU: LR_Avondale Category:


Teacher: Carol Currier

Avondale is an exploration of a summer garden using basic crewel embroidery stitches in interesting combinations. Students may choose their own color palette from the Appleton Crewel Wool collection if they desire. Although beginner stitches and blocking techniques are reviewed, it is recommended that the student have some experience in crewel embroidery at a beginner level.

Course information

Project: A picture or a pillow
Size: Embroidery is 9 1/2 inches tall by 7 inches wide
Color: Student’s choice
Supplies: Approximately $ 75, Linen twill, Appleton Crewel Wool, needles, hoop
Skill Level: Advanced beginner, Intermediate
Prerequisites: Some experience in crewel embroidery at the beginner level is necessary

Time: 6-9 months
Teaching Fee: $30 (included in the cost of Lightning Round registration)
Text: $40 per student; 52 pages with color scans of stitched piece.
Estimated Cost of Supplies: Approximately $80, Linen twill, Appleton Crewel Wool, needles, hoop

Download supply list.


Additional Notes:

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.

Please read the GCC page to learn more about our Lightning Rounds before enrolling. There are no refunds for course or text fees so make your selection carefully.