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Crewel and Embroidery
The Needlepoint Stitches
images on this page and throughout this website are from my favorite
archival and historical sewing books, and they are also in the public
domain for viewing anytime and looking into the past via a needle
and thread. They also show that the basics still apply in modern
and Tapestry Weaving by Grace Christie, 1912.
of Embroidery by L. Higgin, 1880.
Embroidery by Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands,
Ladies' Work-Table Book by Anonymous, 1844.
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and Embroidery Works
is a beautiful sewing art, and working in plain fabrics can give
you a wonderful slate to complete your most independent works.
Since it is not counted like needlepoint, you can let your imagination
do the work and 'free form' your drawings, or use any of the many
outlined ready-made clothing pieces or iron-on works that are
through the pages to learn more about this popular pasttime.
Click on the above picture for product details.
Threads' Good Friend
helps to stop your thread from twisting and fraying unduly.
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picture with specialty needle names.
are some specialty needles that can be used for various needlepoint, embroidery
and tapestry projects.