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Atlanta, GA 30306

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Back to Basics Level 1



In the first class of the Back to Basics The Right Way series, Tony shows the student the correct way of stitching to improve needlepoint techniques. Included in the session are a discussion of essential tools, easy and proper ways to thread a needle, beginning and ending threads, how to mount the canvas on the stretcher bars (and why to use them), compensation and other techniques. Stitches covered include diagonal stitches, line stitches, crossed stitches, tied stitches, and plaited stitches. Other stitching includes filling patterns, knots, Bokhara couching, canvas appliqué, and traditional canvas appliqué slip. 


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate to Advanced Stitchers
Instructor: Tony Minieri
Instructor Bio: Tony is an internationally-known needlepoint teacher with Level I Certification from The National Academy of NeedleArts. He instructs for the American Needlepoint Guild, Inc., The Embroiders' Guild of America, The National NeedleArts Association, needlepoint shops, guilds, and private groups. His body of work encompasses teaching and designing, and he is in much demand for creating stitch and thread guides and for teaching his project classes.
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$100 Deposit - Total Class Fee = $495

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