Crewel Embroidery

To those of us who have been stitching for many years, crewel embroidery is probably the best known sharp needle embroidery...

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The History of Crewel Embroidery

At one time crewels were a two-ply, tightly twisted or worsted wool yarns. Fine embroideries were worked and manufactured during the Middle Ages. Silk on silk, linen, wool and linen canvas...

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Slovak Folk Embroidery

Embroidery is generally viewed as the most important part of Slovak folk cultural heritage. Richness of motifs hand in hand with a great variability of compositions and color schemes being used...

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History of Embroidery in India

Indian embroidery takes its inspiration from nature and religion. The colors, the base the theme and the style are reflective of a particular region. Embroidery on leather, velvet, net, cotton and silk...

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