Back in stock thanks to Search Press, this book is the ultimate guide to Crewel Embroidery. The best thing about the A-Z series of books is the step-by-step color pictures with written explanations of how to do the stitch.
This book includes general information on crewel work to get you started. Stitches include back stitch, Blanket, Bullion, Burden, Chain, Coral, Couching, Cretan, Cross, Detached Chain, Fishbone, Fly, French Knot, Ghiordes knot, Knotted Pearl Stitch, Laid work, Long and Short, Palestrina, Pistil, Rope, Satin, Seed, Sheaf Filling, Spider Web, Split Back, Split, Stem, Straight, Trellis work, Woven Trellis and some of these include variations too!
The projects include Heraldic Gold, Baroque, Eve’s Garden, Ariel, Queen of the Meadow, Cymbeline, Lavender and Lace, Secret Squirrel, Majestic, Arabesque, Purple Pomegranate, Rabbiting On, Bess, Bentillesse and Arcadian Elegance. Drawings, photos and instructions for these are include and the drawings are full size.
127 pages, softcover.