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[[ Download Ebook ]] á Crewel Intentions: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery ⚠ Keeping to a theme started in Crewel Twists, this title continues the concept of using non traditional techniques and materials in crewel or Jacobean embroidery It showcases four large projects, each with an accompanying small project similar in technique, and shows needle workers how to be creative with threads, alternative stitches and beads In general, I think crewel is ugly The thick yarn, the colors that I swear always seem to be mustards and olives, and the motifs unappealing flowers or random swirly things that remind me of a stereotypical seventies era senior citizen s home This book, however, redefined what crewel work is for me with amazing colors and designs You ve still got the weird flowers and random curly vines, but the colors, the materials, and the variety of stitches make this a book of beauty The stitch instruct In general, I think crewel is ugly The thick yarn, the colors that I swear always seem to be mustards and olives, and the motifs unappealing flowers or random swirly things that remind me of a stereotypical seventies era senior citizen s home This book, however, redefined what crewel work is for me with amazing colors and designs You ve still got the weird flowers and random curly vines, but the colors, the materials, and the variety of stitches make this a book of beauty The stitch instructions are well done except for the lace ones which don t show how to start only how to continue This was my first exposure to charting for embroidery but they were clear enough However, if I thought needle painting was beyond me at this point, I had yet to see hard I m so far from this skill, it might as well be the Olympics But it s pretty to look at and it s always good to have a goal, right Amazing book, filled with marvelous ideas based upon Jacobean embroidery Ms Blomkamp walks the reader through the beginning stages good tips, materials and tools needed to the basic stitches required There are simple and complex types, such as the backstitch and buttonhole, to the chain stitch, French knot, detached chain, Romanian stitch, trellis couching, needle weaving and the whipped spider s web.From there, the author presents numerous designs to the reader, each one carefully laid o Amazing book, filled with marvelous ideas based upon Jacobean embroidery Ms Blomkamp walks the reader through the beginning stages good tips, materials and tools needed to the basic stitches required There are simple and complex types, such as the backstitch and buttonhole, to the chain stitch, French knot, detached chain, Romanian stitch, trellis couching, needle weaving and the whipped spider s web.From there, the author presents numerous designs to the reader, each one carefully laid out with the fabric, materials, thread and beads required to step by step instructions for creating a truly unique design If you get lost along the way, there are conversion charts, patterns and a buyer s guide at the end of the book to set you back on track again Excellent gift idea for anyone who loves to sew This book is beautiful, and although, I do not long to make stilted Jacobean flowers and vines, I do have a deep yearning to play with some of the techniques.