This kit has been created with newcomers to crewel embroidery in mind yet its simple but classic Jacobean-inspired design will appeal to embroiderers of all skill levels. This is a very simple kit and it is perfect for the nervous embroidery newbie. Just enough of each of six embroidery stitches to introduce you to crewel embroidery. Enjoy!
- Linen size: 12 x 14"
- Design size: 6 1/2 x 7”
Crewel Stem, Satin Stitch, French Knots, Closed Fly, Long & Short as ‘soft shading’.
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 the cushions pictured are examples of how to use your finished work. Materials for making the cushion are not included.