Big Embroidery

Big Embroidery 20 Crewel Embroidery Designs to Stitch With Wool

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Synopsis

Big Embroidery is all about stitching beautiful designs up fast using yarn instead of embroidery thread. Designer and author of Modern Folk Embroidery, Nancy Nicholson has created a collection of stunning designs based on traditional crewel work, and adapted them for a modern audience using everyday yarn. 

Crewel embroidery is traditionally done using 2ply wool and stitched onto linen. Nancy shows how to get beautiful results using different types of yarn and fabric, including upholstery fabrics, woollens and tweeds to create a collection of stunning quick-to-stitch projects. 
Choose from home decor items such as cushions, bags, wall hangings and table runners, as well as ideas for embellishing clothing. Nancy shows readers how to do all the key embroidery stitches with a stitch library featuring easy-to-follow diagrams of all the basic crewel embroidery stitches in detail.

Book information

ISBN: 9781446307137
Publisher: David & Charles
Imprint: David & Charles
Pub date:
DEWEY: 746.446041
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 127
Weight: 448g
Height: 216mm
Width: 228mm
Spine width: 11mm