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CyberPointers is an the Internet based chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild with an international membership, offering many different on-line and print-based needlepoint, bargello, tapestry & canvaswork educational offerings.

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Elegance Cubed by Kurdy Biggs

Elegance Cubed

Design Size: Approximately 8 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ that folds up into a cube with approximately 2″ on each side
Ground: custom painted Bronze 18 mono canvas
Run Dates: May 4-8, 2017
Registration Dates: now closed
Costs:

  • US CyberPointers Members – Instructions only $26
  • US CyberPointers Members – Instructions with Optional Kit $58
  • International CyberPointers Members – Instructions only $44
  • International CyberPointers Members – Instructions with Optional Kit $80

Put together shimmering threads with a metallic bronze canvas and you have an elegant piece that folds up into a cube – Elegance Cubed. Combine stitches such as Crescents, Jessicas, Mistake, Sprats Heads, and Plaited Rays along with iridescent white and pale gold threads from Rainbow Gallery and Kreinik to create a Fabergé inspired 3D piece. To finish we will use beads and crystals in a variety of clusters to add depth and sparkle to complete the piece. Finished cube measures 2” per side on 18 mono canvas.

Your kit will include an 12” x 10” canvas, threads from Rainbow Gallery include Entice, Elegance and Splendor, along with Kreinik metallics, beads, crystals, stitching and beading needles. Your instruction booklet will have everything you need to stitch your design.

Special Techniques:

  • Mistake stitch
  • Bead clusters – 2 variations
  • Bead and crystal clusters

Stitches:

  • Crescent
  • Jessicas
  • Plaited Rays
  • Rhodes
  • Sprats Heads

Materials:
Splendor S961
Elegance E900
Kreinik #4 032
Entice E203
Beads – mix of off white, gold, and bronze beads and crystals

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