Color A is Caron Waterlillies Thread
Color B, C, and D are Caron Soie Cristale Threads
Color E is Kreinik # 8 braid
Color F is Soie Cristale (for the background)
Color A -- Tobacco - Waterlilies
Color B -- # 1136 (Light Chocolate) Soie Cristale
Color C # 3056 (Apricot) Soie Cristale
Color D # 6026 (Light Purplish Pink)
Color E # 221 Kreinick Braid
Color F -- # 000 (Natural) Soie Cristale
1- 8" x 8" piece 24-count congress cloth
Note: You could also work this design on a 10" x 10"
piece of 18-count mono canvas, but you would need to use more
strands of stitching threads to cover the canvas.
NOTE: This Project is presented in 3 parts.
In June areas 1-4 were presented, in July areas
5-8. This month areas 9-12.
About Anthony Minieri:
Minieri is an extraordinary needlework designer and teacher who
writes a continuing feature called "Adventures in Embellishment"
in every issue of needlepoint now. Not only is
Tony a talented designer and a popular teacher who travels all
over the country to teach classes, but he is also an expert at
interpreting the painted canvas.
Anthony Minieri was formerly educated at the Stevens Institute
of Technology and is affiliated with ANG, NETA, EGA and NAN.
His needlework education includes the National Seminar, Callaway
School of Needlearts, ANG and EGA workshops and Level 1 Certification
(NAN). He has taught at Callaway for several years, TNNA, ANG
and EGA chapters, New England Regional (1994), Canadian National
(1995) and at local shops. His accomplishments include commercial
designs through Brite Ideas and for Lois Caron and the production
of stitch and thread guides for Sunrunner and Renaissance Designs.
To see our Designer feature on Anthony Minieri go to
For Tony's extensive Online Class, Autumnal Scentiment, presented
in 3 parts, go to
For more information on Anthony Minieri Designs and Tony's teaching itinerary contact him at:
Address: 43 Walton St., Paterson, N.J. 07501-2624
Phone: (973) 523-1368
Fax: (973) 345-7733
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