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crewel

a loosely twisted worsted yarn, used in fancy work and embroidery
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Crewelwork is one of the earliest forms of embroidery, said to be at least a thousand years old, in which the design is worked in the wool on a background of plain or twill linen or other cloth.
Embroidery BT Decoration and ornament BT Fancy work BT Sewing NT Assisi embroidery NT Blackwork embroidery NT Candlewicking (Embroidery) NT Canvas embroidery NT Couching (Embroidery) NT Counted thread embroidery NT Crewelwork NT Cross-stitch .
The crewelwork fabric on the back of the old rocker hangs in longer shreds.
From light and airy voiles to jewel-like crewelwork, tapestry, chenille, brocades and dazzling damasks, you'll be spoilt for choice.
Visitors will get the chance to see crewelwork, crossstitch and blackwork, as well as a host of other styles.
They had two full tables of interesting material that enticed the children into questions and much conversation about our crewelwork dolls on display, hats, gowns, and games for children.
There is always a segment of the market interested in crewelwork, needlepoint, painted motifs or stitched embellishments.