Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Past Afternoon Projects

In the afternoons in-house members teach a wide variety of projects in various techniques and at all skill levels. At the same time, focus groups meet to enable the more advanced stitchers to expand their knowledge and ability in their choice of traditional and modern techniques.

Past Afternoon Programmes are shown here.

Programmes for previous years:

02-03; 03-04; 04-05; 05-06; 06-07; 07-08; 11-12; 12-13; 13-14; 14-15; 15-16; 16-17; 17-18;

2002-03 (year 1)

  • Monogrammed sachet
  • Blackwork pin cushion
  • Kantha
  • Shadow work
  • Crewel bookmark
  • Hardanger candle wrap
  • Crazy patch needlecase
  • Counted thread scissor fob
  • Goldwork

 

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2003-04 (year 2)

  • Goldwork
  • Sweet bag
  • Whitework and monograms
  • Battenburg Lace
  • Woven Beaded Necklaces
  • Tassels
  • Correspondence courses
  • Smocking
  • Israeli Yemenite embroidery
  • Hardanger Tea Cozy
  • Name Tags
  • Cards
  • Journalling

2004-05 (year 3)

  • Canvas project
  • Beaded bags
  • Painting with threads
  • Brazilian embroidery
  • Shisha embroidery
  • Silk ribbon embroidery
  • Madeira lace
  • Name tags
  • Seminar favours
  • Greeting cards

2005-06 (year 4)

  • Needle lace
  • Madeira needlework
  • Beaded bags
  • Brazilian embroidery
  • Painting with Threads
  • Goldwork
  • Seminar Favours

 

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2006-07 (year 5)

  • Battenburg Lace
  • Bargello canvas work
  • Embellishing with beads
  • Richelieu / Cutwork
  • Stumpwork
  • Pulled thread iris
  • Kantha
  • Goldwork correspondence course
  • Beginninng Needlework

    - a programme for new members wanting to learn basic stitches.


    Needlework sampler
    for 2006 TOP

2007-08 (year 6)

Pioneer skills

  • Rug hooking
  • Felting
  • Candle wicking
  • Chicken scratch

Canvaswork

Beading

Modern trends

White work

Embellished / Embroidered Bag

 

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EAC Stumpwork Correspondence Course 2003-04

 

Programme for 2011-12:

FALL

  • Bullion Knots - Linda Burke
  • Silk Fusion - Beth Abbott

 
 

WINTER/SPRING

  • Pat Caffery afternoon class project entitled "Wonder of the Deep"
  • Theresa Lawrence: co-ordinator of embroidery techniques using Royal School of Needlework book
  • Mary Lou Wilson: Blackwork workshop
  • Free stitching table

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Programme for 2012-13:

FALL 2012

  • Mountmellick - Linda Burke - a form of Irish white work originally with predominately floral designs.
  • Magic Carpet - Pat Caffery - Canvas Work in which participants will chose one of the two patterns Pat has designed. This project will be spread over two sessions: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.
  • Stumpwork - Elizabeth Vandenberg (co-ordinator) - This study group will work on a project entitled "Essence of August", published in "Embroidery Canada", Summer 2011.

 

WINTER 2013

 
 

SPRING 2013

  • Magic Carpet - Pat Caffery - second session of this extensive Canvas Work project leading to finishing.
  • Finishing Techniques - Mary Lou Wilson - will teach members how to frame projects, do mitred corners, hem, etc.
  • Blackwork - Based on the book, "Royal School of Needlework Techniques" - This is a study group which will be co-ordinated by Theresa Lawrence.
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Programme for 2013-14:

SPRING 2014

  • Celtic canvas work - Mary Lou Wilson
  • UFO group - Diane Dukoff/Sally Fink

WINTER 2014

  • Royal School of Embroidery (crewel section study group) - Theresa Lawrence
  • UFO group - Diane Dukoff/Sally Fink

FALL 2013

  • Elizabethian Sampler - Linda Burke
  • Designing with zen doodles - Theresa Lawrence
  • Beginners group - Irene Hodge

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Programme for 2014-15:

SPRING 2015

  • Mar, Apr, May: "Textures" notebook course - Pat Caffery
  • Mar, Apr, May: "Stitches" - Linda Burke
  • UFO Group

WINTER 2015

  • Jan 5, 19; Feb 2: "Heron" nametag - Mickie Beauchamp
  • Feb 2: Hem stitch for Hardanger towel - Mary Lou Wilson (tentative)
  • Feb 16: Bobbin Lace Demonstration & chance to try - Dorothy Forrester
  • Mar, Apr, May: "Textures" notebook course - Pat Caffery
  • UFO Group

FALL 2014

  • Beginner's Hardanger Project - Mary Lou Wilson
  • Two pieces: Jacobean Leaf and Kantha Picture - Linda Burke
  • UFO Group

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Programme for 2015-16:

SPRING 2016

  • April 4, May 2 to June 6: Fancy Bird - Stumpwork - Mary Lou Wilson
  • April 4, May 2 to June 6: Bobbin Lace - Dorothy Forrester
  • All Afternoons: Focus Group - Blackwork
  • All Afternoons: UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

WINTER 2016

  • Jan 4, 18, Feb 1, 15: Issy Dolls - Irene Hodge
  • Jan 18, Feb 1, 15: T-shirt stencils - Lorna Rae
  • Mar 7: Focus Group - Blackwork
  • Mar 21 + : Fancy Bird - Stumpwork - Mary Lou Wilson
  • Mar 21 +: Bobbin Lace - Dorothy Forrester
  • All Afternoons: UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

FALL 2015

  • Wessex Stitchery - Theresa Lawrence
  • Introduction to Embroidery - Irene Hodge
  • Geometric Swirl Christmas Ornament 1 or other ornament - Donna Hamilton
  • Needle cleaners - Debbie Koteiniski
  • UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

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Programme for 2016-17:

SPRING 2017

  • Hardanger - Mary Lou W (starting March 6)
  • Sea Garden Pouch - Bethany G (starting April 17)
  • Images of Kingston - Beth M
  • All days: UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

WINTER 2017

  • Jan 16, 30; Feb 6, 20; Mar 6, 20: Ukranian Stitching - Eva K
  • Jan 16, 30, Feb 6: Basic Blackwork - Irene H
  • Jan 16, 30; Feb 6, 20; Mar 6, 20: Images of Kingston - Beth M
  • Feb 20; Mar 6, 20: 4 x 4 Square for Banner
  • All days: UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

FALL 2016

  • Spirit Dolls - Beth A
  • Images of Kingston - Beth M
  • Heron Name Tag - Mickie (2-3 classes)
  • UFO/ Free Stitching Group - bring your unfinished work and stay

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Programme for 2017-18:

SPRING 2018

  • Embroidered Applique Folk Art (Lorna)
  • Study Group on Smocking (June 4)
  • Open Stitching

WINTER 2018

  • Silk Fusion (Beth Abbott)
  • Focus on Blackwork - Liz Almond's design
  • Open Stitching

FALL 2017

  • Open Stitching -
    • Projects on the go
    • Sharing EAC course you are taking
    • Round Robin project of voided stitching
    • 4x4 square for banner
    • Stitched inserts for cards
  • Hardanger - Mary Lou (Sept 18, Oct 2, 16)
  • Heron Name Tag - Theresa (Sept 11 & 25))
  • Tapestry Weaving - Roxanne K (Oct 2 & 16)
  • Blackwork - Liz Almond's design (Beginning Nov 20)

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Last modified by dhh:Aug 29, 2018