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Proficiency: Advanced Technique & Design

Duration 2 years
Attendance Bi-monthly

Course Outline
This course involves intensive, self-directed study.  It is designed to enable a candidate who is already proficient in a technique to demonstrate their ability to work independently at a high level of proficiency in technique & design.  The course can be undertaken in the following techniques:

Applique Patchwork
Canvaswork Pulled Fabric
Counted Thread Quilting
Drawn Thread Surface Stitchery
Machine Embroidery Three-Dimensional Embroidery
Metal Thread Embroidery   Whitework

Students are required to exhibit their work at the end of the course.

A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to students who successfully complete the course.

Examples of Student Work in 2010

Lace Stitch - Christine Boseley Proficiency 2010 Christene Boseley
Surface Stitchery
Whitework Proficiency 2010 Jenny Lohs
Surface Stitchery Proficiency 2010 Margaret Gollan
Surface Stitchery
Metal Thread Embroidery Proficiency 2010 Sharyn Hutchens
Metal Thread Embroidery
Surface Stitchery Proficiency 2010 Jan Pilgrim
Surface Stitchery
Proficiency 2010 Val Tomlins
Surface Stitchery

Important Note
A Certificate of Achievement in this course is not a teaching qualification and does not provide accreditation as a teacher.

This course is open to Guild members only. Enrolled students must maintain financial membership of the Guild for the entire duration of the course.

For more information about this course or to enrol contact the Guild.