Tour Scotland Video Crewel Embroidery
Tour Scotland video of Crewel embroidery in Glasgow, Scotland. Crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool. Crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool. A wide variety of different embroidery stitches are used to follow a design outline applied to the fabric. The technique is at least a thousand years old. Crewel embroidery was, in the past, embroidered to create elaborate and expensive bed hangings and curtains. Now it is most often used to decorate cushions, curtains, clothing and wall hangings.
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