Shimmering Dreams – GCC Lightning Round


This course is available as a GCC Lightning Round through November 30, 2023. Our GCC Lightning Rounds are a selection 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.

More about Shimmering Dreams below

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In Shimmering Dreams with Mona Hill, ever-larger sparkling squares rotate around a shiny central medallion to finish in a star silhouette. This glorious 10” x 10”composition of metallics, silk threads, and blending filaments explores laying silk, shading, beading and couching techniques, and working layered and composite stitches, (including sprats head and Amadeus hearts). The thorough text contains many diagrams. White congress cloth makes a quiet, sparkling piece; navy congress cloth makes it glowing, and dynamic.

Type of project: Picture
Size of project: 10” x 10”
Color choices: lavender and aqua on white or navy. A worksheet is provided for each participant to make color choices.
Supplies used: Congress cloth, Splendor silk or cotton floss, Sparkle Ray, Snow, Kreinik Braid, Accentuate, Sparkle Rays, beads, needles, laying tool, stretcher bars. Participants may choose alternate colors if desired.
Skill level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: ability to read diagrams
Timeline for course: 8 months (Introduction meeting, 6 lessons, wrap-up session)
Estimated supply cost: $45.00 for silk: $27.00 for cotton floss

Learn more about Shimmering Dreams and teacher Mona Hill 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.