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ATCs – Artist Trading Cards

EGV members are invited to join thATC 2017 Dece monthly 2017 ATC swap. You can choose to exchange 1, 2 or 3 cards each month, and you can join for part of the year if that suits you better. Contact Embroidery House for more details.

What is an ATC?

What do they look like? Just Google Artist Trading Cards for thousands of images. The first image on this page shows some cards for the December 2016 theme: ‘Psychedelic/Glitter’ – with lots of hand stitching.

What styles of stitching? While machine embroiderers and mixed media artists love ATCs, plenty of traditional stitchers join in too. Canvaswork, blackwork, surface stitchery and more. Hardanger and  other whitework lovers, your                                                                                              technique is perfect for August’s theme.


The image below shows more hand-stitched cards

Hand stitched

ATC Themes for 2018

February                   Cats, Dogs
March                         Jungle
April                            Monuments
May                             Purple
June                             Grasses/Grains
July                              Owls
August                        Circles, Dots
September                Nursery Rhymes
October                      Feathers
November                 Aboriginal



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