Elizabethan Casket Etui
Saturday & Sunday, June 21-22, 2014 9am – 4pm
Deadline to Register May 1, 2014 since there is pre-work which will be mailed.
TOTAL DEPOSIT $150.00 IS DUE BY APRIL 30, 2014
Additional teaching fee to be determined due on the day of the workshop.
Ghost stitchers are not permitted for this class.
email Kathy Matthews at KLMatthews510@aol.com and
use the Contact Us link at the top of the page to
contact our Treasurer Joyce Reid regarding payment for the workshop.
Elizabethan Casket Etui is a stitcher’s toolbox, shaped like embroidered caskets from the Elizabethan era, with five “smalls” to tuck inside. The theme of this design is samplers from different countries –
- The box is American and English
- The pin cushion is Scottish
- The needle book is Spanish and Mexican
- The scissor fob is Quaker
- The thimble bag is Dutch
- The scissor sheath is English pattern darning
- The thimble bag will be pre-stitched and then constructed in class.
Stitches used in this design include: cross, tent, cross over one, satin, four-sided, eyelet, queen, double running, long arm cross, Smyrna cross, back stitch, Aztec stitch, and pattern darning.
Kit includes 32 count Platinum Belfast linen, silk Duponi, silk and cotton threads, silk ribbon, interfacing, wool felt, beds, needles, charts, instructions and color photocopies.
Workshop is at the Wheaton Community Center.