How Does Your Garden Grow?


This course is currently available as a Lightning Round. GCC 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. Additional details below. Click here to learn about Lightning Rounds

This quarter’s classes are open for registration through December 1, 2020.

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Teacher: Carol Peao Currier

How Does Your Garden Grow? is a study of basic crewel stitches and techniques. The simple design is worked on crewel linen or linen twill in the student’s choice of colors.

The course outline includes a brief history of crewel embroidery, descriptions of threads, fabrics, and tools, a stitch glossary useful for other projects, plus washing and blocking instructions.

Designed to appeal to beginner stitchers both young and old, the student is encouraged to add or subtract from the design. For example, if a bird is not appealing, the student can put a favorite pet into the embroidery design.

Course information

Project: Framed picture or pillow
Size: 6″ x 8″ but the student may enlarge the design if desired
Threads: Crewel wool
Colors: Student’s choice
Proficiency Level: Beginner
Prerequisites: None
Timeline: Six months
Text: $35 per student; includes large color photograph (included in cost of Lightning Round registration)
Estimated cost of supplies: $40 or less if supplies are shared

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