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  • Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 29 March 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781863514996
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 210x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: £17.99
  • Series: Milner Craft Series
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Crewel Embroidery


A Practical Guide by Shelagh Amor

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Book 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. There is something here for all Crewel Embroiderers, from the beginner to the advanced.

Table of Contents

Historical notes
Materials and tools
Transferring designs
Framing up
Colour principles
Colour choices for crewel embroidery
Starting to embroider
Crewel designs and stitches
Creating a Tree of Life design
Creating a scroll design
Design sheets
Stitch glossary
About the author


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