Friday, March 21, 2014

Ornate Scissors, Crewel Embroidery Kit

Crewel embroidery is done using wool yarn rather than embroidery floss. It was a big-time craft in the 60's and 70's. It's very rare to find a crewel kit anymore unless you are a vintage craft kit hunter...like me! I decided to create my own crewel kits and this is the first of three that I am working on.

This project has been such a learning experience. First designing it, then editing it on the computer, printing it on fabric, stitching it up, making instructions, and finally packaging it up.

It is available in 3 colors-

Teal


 Fuchsia


 Forest

www.etsy.com/listing/183515834/ornate-scissors-crewelembroidery-kit 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Ornate Crewel Scissors

I have just completed my first crewel embroidery kit! This lovely pair is scissors is done entirely using the couching stitch with a few French knots for added detail. This, along with several other kits will be available soon in my etsy shop...stay tuned!