Crewel Embroidery

Crewel Embroidery
Title: Crewel Embroidery
Author:
Shelagh Amor
Description: As with all embroidery techniques, the working of crewel embroidery is meant to be an enjoyable pursuit. It is adaptable to a wide range of purposes such as fashion items, soft furnishings and wall hangings. This book demonstrates how surface stitches are used in crewel work and explains some rules, which will help the embroiderer to achieve the best results. 

Using traditional style designs, Shelagh Amor has presented a comprehensive guide to Crewel Embroidery. She guides the embroiderer through colour choices and design to make an exciting piece of work.

No. of pages: 112pp
Cover type: Paperback
Trim size: 280 x 210
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 389 0
RRP: A$19.99

Contents

Introduction
Historical notes. 
Materials and tools. 
Transferring designs. 
Framing up. 
Colour principles. 
Colour choices for crewel embroidery. 
Starting to embroider. 
Crewel designs and stitches (9 designs).
Creating a Tree of Life design (1 design).
Creating a scroll design (1 design).
Blocking. 
Design sheets. 
Stitch glossary. 
About the author. 
Acknowledgments.
historical notes materials tools transferring designs framing up colour principles choices crewel embroidery designs stitches tree of life scroll blocking sheets glossary
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