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Three Day Classes


  

ECHO CANYON

 

Class Length: 2 days (optional 3 days)
Proficiency Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Design Size: 7½" x 9"
Ground: 24-count Congress Cloth, eggshell
Class Description:
Design encompasses popular aspects of the southwest starting with the colorful end of the day sky.  Horses race across the canyon as the basket maker, wrapped in her serape, watches the sunset.  She sits on a Navajo rug next to an Agave plant, the basis for basket making. The life story as told by a Navajo woman will be included in class.

A partial line-drawn canvas (congress cloth) with a light color washed sky will be provided.  The boot shape utilizes a variety of threads and stitches, using batik fabrics, padding, and beaded embellishments with traditional, surface, and dimensional stitches.
Techniques include color manipulation, padding, and appliqué of fabric attachments.  A band of turquoise chips and bronze colored beads completes the finishing touch.  An ultra-suede heel completes the boot.
Technique: Traditional, Surface, and Dimensional Embroidery.
Kit Fee: $85
Kit Contents: Instructions with color photo, 11" x13" line drawn canvas, all threads, and materials needed to complete design.
Pre-stitching: None
Student to Supply: 11" x 13" stretcher bars, tacks, laying tool, frame weight or holder, magnification/light, if desired; personal stitching supplies.
 

SOUTHWEST SIESTA

 

Class Length: 2 days (optional 3 days)
Proficiency Level: Intermediate
Design Size: 7½" x 9"
Ground: 24-count Congress Cloth, eggshell
Class Description: This southwestern themed boot travels from the Rio Grande to the mountains with both traditional and dimensional stitching.  Design encompasses popular aspects of the southwest starting with the colorful southwest sky on a partially line-drawn canvas.
            
In addition to the traditional stitches, student will work with cast-on, bullions, and French knots.  Threads include cottons, linen, silks in both solid and over dyed colors.  A corded lasso and an ultra-suede heel will accent the boot for the finished look.

Technique: Traditional and non-traditional stitching, dimensional embroidery, padding, attachments.
Kit Fee: $78
Kit Contents: Instructions, color photo, line drawn canvas, all threads and materials needed to complete stitched design.
Pre-stitching: None
Student to Supply: 11" x 13" stretcher bars, tacks, laying tool, frame weight or holder, magnification/light (if desired), and personal stitching supplies.
 

TEXAS TWO-STEP

 

Class Length: 2 days (optional 3 days)
Proficiency Level: Intermediate
Design Size: 7½" x 9"
Ground: 24-count Congress Cloth, eggshell
Class Description:
This Texas themed boot includes traditional and dimensional stitching, an appliquéd ultra-suede Stetson, as well as traditional stitches and use of cording.
 
Individual personalization is done with “branding iron” initials for each student.  Student will work  on a partially line-drawn canvas and will learn how to make and use a schematic drawing. 
 
Additional optional designs will be included with the kit.  Finishing will be discussed in class. 
Technique: Traditional and non-traditional stitches including dimensional embroidery, padding and attachments.
Kit Fee: $78
Kit Contents: Instructions, color photo, line drawn canvas, all threads and materials needed to complete design.
Pre-stitching: None
Student to Supply: 11" x 13" stretcher bars, tacks, laying tool, frame weight,\ or holder, magnification/light (if desired), and personal stitching supplies.
 
 




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