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Series: RSN Essential Stitch Guides

RSN Essential Stitch Guides: Crewelwork

$19.95

Large format edition by Jacqui McDonald

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 January 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219224
  • Carton Qty: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $19.95
  • Series: RSN Essential Stitch Guides
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A new, larger format edition of the Royal School of Needlework's essential guide to crewelwork.

The Royal School of Needlework teaches hand embroidery to the highest standard, developing techniques in new and innovative ways. Written by RSN apprentice, and now, tutor Jacqui McDonald, this book contains an extensive stitch guide, as well as guidance on the materials and equipment you need; how to design your own crewelwork embroidery; framing up; and positioning and transferring your design. Each stitch is clearly illustrated with step-by-step photography, along with expert instruction on how to form the stitch and use it in your needlework. With an introduction to the RSN and a brief history of crewelwork, together with numerous traditional and contemporary examples, this book provides an essential guide, for the dedicated stitcher, to this classic form of embroidery.

Table of Contents

The Royal School of Needlework 6
Introduction 8
The history of crewelwork 10
Materials and equipment 12
Design and using colour 18
Framing up 24
Positioning the design 28
Transferring the design 29
Starting to stitch 30

STITCHES 32
Essential stitches 34
Filling stitches 36
Outline stitches 56
Surface stitches 70

Building up your design 84

Index 96

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