This charming design evokes the spirit of Jacobean times from over three hundred years ago.
Phillipa has recreated the original Jacobean stitches found in researches on original bedhangings in the Castles where many of them remain to this day.
Crewel Stem, Long and Short as soft shading, French Knots, Reversed Chain and two variations of Laid and Couched Work.
Linen size 13 x13 inches Design size 8 x 7 inches
Crewel work is an ancient form of embroidery using wool to create a raised stitched relief on a linen background.
Every kit contains - step by step instructions; outline printed, specially woven Jacobean linen twill; booklet (The Essential Guide for Newcomers to Crewel Embroidery; detailed stitch chart; numbered skeins of Appleton's two-ply wools; special crewel needle and full color brochure.
Cushions, frames or other project components shown in some illustrations but not listed above are not included in kit.