Master Craftsman: Canvas Embroidery
Step 1: Choice of ten stitches used in one of three provided designs with a monochromatic color scheme.
Step 2: Twenty one different stitches used in a provided design with an analogous color scheme.
Step 3: An original design or one of the stitcher’s choice using four diaper patterns and worked in a split-complementary color scheme.
Step 4: Eight Florentine patterns used in an original design or one of the stitcher’s choosing.
Step 5: Two appliquésof one size canvas to another, one irregularly shaped, used in an original design or one of the stitcher’s choosing.
Step 6: This piece must demonstrate Master Craftsman ability. It requires an original design incorporating a variety of threads, stitches, and techniques.
Judging: May and November
Judging Criteria: Technique, canvas coverage, color, design, overall appearance, and ability to follow directions.