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Crewelwork: Royal School of Needlework Essential Stitch Guide

Written by Jaqui McDonald

The Royal School of Needlework teaches hand embroidery to the highest standard, developing techniques in new and innovative ways. This book includes an extensive stitch guide, covering all the stitches necessary for crewel embroidery, a design section, and a history of the Royal School itself.

• Hardback with spiral binding; 96 pages.

• Dimensions: approximately 0.7" x 6.4" x 8.6".

This book accompanies the upcoming exhibit, "Embroidery: The Thread of History" at Winterthur opening October 5, 2018.

History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the future.

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