Carolyn Mitchell Designs

CANVASWORK GARDENS

The GARDEN SERIES feature a variety of stitches and fibres worked on Canvas.  The addition of charms, crystals or other found objects enhance your garden designs.  Often the more complex stitches or techniques are found in these designs such as the Walneto Stitch, covering a washer, or cutting holes in the canvasExcellent challenges!!
CREATIVE PERSUASION:
Stitch this charming garden that is 132 by 132 mesh (7.5" by 7.5") is worked on #18 mono canvas.  It features such neat stitches as Eyelets, Norwich Waffles, Cloverleaf Walneto, Rococo, and Blackwork. The fibres include #5 and #8 Perle Cotton, Impressions, Neon Rays, ThreadworX and Kreinik. Plus silver beads and Swarovski Crystals for embellishment.

Proficiency:  Intermediate to Advanced

Suggested Retail Price: $16.00

MY SECRET GARDEN:
Stitch this enchanting garden that is 136 by 136 mesh (7.5" by 7.5") is worked on #18 mono canvas.  It features a variety of stitches including Eyelets, Four Way Continental, Three Layered Waffles and Crescent.  Fibres include, Impressions, Braids, silks, and Neon Rays. Colour ways are written for Spring, Autumn and Holiday. The centre hides a sterling treasure. This design was featured in A Needle Pulling Thread 2009/10.

Proficiency:  Intermediate to Advanced

Suggested Retail Price: $20.00




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BAYBERRY GARDEN:
Stitch this captivating garden worked on #18 count mono canvas, Santa Fe Green is 180 by 180 mesh or 10" by 10". It features a Blackwork border with interior canvas stitches worked in the colour "Bayberry" by Trebizond or #8 Perle Cotton, with #12 Braid and sparkling 8mm Margarita Swarovski crystals.


Proficiency:  Intermediate

Suggested Retail Price: $18.00


LOST IN THE GARDEN:
Stitch this alluring garden that is 68 by 120 mesh or 3 3/4" by 6 2/3" worked on #18 mono canvas.   This distinctive design is worked entirely in The Caron Collection™. A variety of stitches including the optional challenge of cutting a hole for the single earring.  This design will hold many "lost" earring from our past.


Proficiency:  Intermediate to Advanced

Suggested Retail Price: $18.00


CITY WALKS:
Stitch this relaxing garden park.  It is 112 by 112 mesh or 6 1/4" by 6 1/4". This unique design depicts a city park as twilight falls. A large variety of stitches and exciting fibres from The Caron Collection™.  The water fountain is worked using a washer, head pins, beads and crystals.

Proficiency:  Intermediate to Advanced

Suggested Retail Price: $20.00