This pretty scene is a detail taken from a larger Tree of Life Design worked in classic 17th Century crewel work colours. Jacobean green, deep red, rich gold, soft browns, indigo blues - gorgeous, rich natural colours and so easy on the eye.
The Rabbits kit has been created with the beginner in mind, albeit one who enjoys a variety of stitches. Enjoy learning seven traditional Crewel Work stitches with this bold and joyful Jacobean design.
- Linen size 14 1/2 x 12”
- Design size 5 1/2 x 5 1/2”
Crewel Stem, Seeding, Laid and Couched Work, Long & Short as ‘soft shading’, Raised Satin, French Knots, Closed Fly.
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.