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Laurelin

'Peony' Jacobean Crewel Work Embroidery Kit

£34.95

Techniques
4 outline stitches
3 knotted stitches
Long & short shading
Block shading
7 decorative stitches

Fits 8 - 10 inch (20-25cm) hoop

Some experience helpful

With natural linen twill
And natural-dyed wool

The term ‘crewel work’ means embroidery with crewel wool threads on any fabric. The word ‘Jacobean’ describes the style of the design - influenced by English crewel work designs of the early 17th century. Jacobean crewel work is always stitched on natural-coloured pure linen twill fabric.


Peony flowers feature in a lot of Jacobean designs, showing the influence of Eastern style on British fashion in the 17th century.
This design fits an 8 " or 10 " (20 or 25 cm) ring frame. Some embroidery experience will prove helpful for this kit.


The kit explores many different traditional crewel work stitches (4 outline stitches, 3 knotted stitches, long and short shading, block shading, 7 decorative stitches).

In the box you get full instructions for each stitch, with tips on how to achieve the best results.

Kit contains: linen twill fabric, crewel wool, needles, design and full instructions

The kit comes in a presentation box for handy storage.  Fabric is wrapped with acid-free tissue to protect your embroidery project and shred paper prevents the contents moving about too much.


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