Carolyn Mitchell Designs

CANVASWORK GARDENS


The GARDEN SERIES feature a variety of stitches and fibres worked on Canvas.  The

addition of beads,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 for four issues covering 2009/10.

Proficiency:  Intermediate to Advanced

Suggested Retail Price: $20.00



This is the design featured in the header

on this page.



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