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  • Crewel Work — Embroidery upon linen or cotton fabric, the foundation material being in most cases left as an unworked background, or when covered partially concealed with open diaper or darned fillings …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • crewel work — ▪ embroidery  type of free style embroidery distinguished not by the stitches employed but by the two ply worsted wool yarn called crewel used for embroidering the design on a twill foundation (i.e., linen warp and cotton weft) or sometimes on… …   Universalium

  • crewel work — …   Useful english dictionary

  • crewel-work — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crewel Yarn — A slackly twisted worsted yarn, used for embroidery in crewel work. The ground fabric of such work is usually linen, but cotton canvas is sometimes employed. Usually obtainable in three sizes. Tapestry crewel, very soft and even; medium crewel… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • crewel — embroidery, 1590s, of unknown origin. Earliest usage is late 15c., as a name for a kind of thin, worsted yarn originally used in crewel work …   Etymology dictionary

  • Crewel embroidery — Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, England, c. 1696. V A T.166 1961. Crewel Embroidery, or Crewelwork, is a decorative form of surface embroidery using wool and a variety of different embroidery stitches to follow a design outline… …   Wikipedia

  • crewel — n. a thin worsted yarn used for tapestry and embroidery. Phrases and idioms: crewel work a design worked in crewel on linen or cloth. Etymology: ME crule etc., of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drawn thread work — Linen towel with drawn thread work accented with embroidery in stem and satin stitch. Drawn thread work is a form of counted thread embroidery based on removing threads from the warp and/or the weft of a piece of even weave fabric. The remaining… …   Wikipedia

  • Canvas work — is a type of embroidery in which yarn is stitched through a canvas or other foundation fabric. Canvas work is a form of counted thread embroidery. Common types of canvas work include needlepoint, petit point, and bargello.Reader s Digest Complete …   Wikipedia

  • embroidery — /em broy deuh ree, dree/, n., pl. embroideries. 1. the art of working raised and ornamental designs in threads of silk, cotton, gold, silver, or other material, upon any woven fabric, leather, paper, etc., with a needle. 2. embroidered work or… …   Universalium


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