The Tree of Life design is symbolic of eternal life throughout the world. This charming scene includes the two intertwining trees with exotic and British plants, vines, flowers, a hound and rabbits, all in an idyllic scene reminiscent of the Jacobean era in the 17th Century. Stitches and colours from this time are used in this design.
- Linen size: 28 x 22 inches (71 x 55 cm)
- Design size: 22 x 16 inches (55 x 40 cm)
Long & Short as ‘soft shading’, Crewel Stem Stitch, Satin Stitch, French Knots.
Phillipa Turnbull has been producing beautiful embroidery kits for over 25 years. Her crewel work designs are based on the historic needlework she finds in the attics of British castles and country houses that she has spent her career exploring.
Kits from The Crewel Work Company all feature beautiful, traditional ‘Z’ Twist ‘Jacobean’ Linen Twill, made exclusively for them to the historic specifications of 17th century crewel work; full instructions, bespoke to each design; detailed stitch charts; the Essential Guide for Newcomers to Crewel Work; Plenty of embroidery wool in whole skeins plus speciality gold-plated and polished nickel crewel needles.
Please note Firescreen Image is an example of how to utilise your finished embroidery. A screen is not included.