Step 1:  An original design or an adaptation for a family or historical cross stitch embroidery.

Step 2:  An original design or an adaptation for an Assisi embroidery.

Step 3: An original, adapted or provided design for blackwork with specific stitch pattern requirements.

Step 4:  An original, adapted, or provided design for pulled thread embroidery with specific stitch requirements.

Step 5:  An original design or adaptation for a Hardanger embroidery, along with samples of finishing techniques.

Step 6:  An original design demonstrating Master Craftsman ability and incorporating a specified combination of counted thread techniques.

Judging: April and October

Judging Criteria: Workmanship, design and color, shading, and stitch selection.


Click here to see requirements for Step 1 and pictures of completed pieces


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