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Fall Stitch School: Crewel Embroidery Seed stitches

Fall Stitch School: Crewel Embroidery Seed stitches

Welcome to another lesson from Fall Stitch School with The Floss Box. This week I’m going to look at seeding stitches. And I don’t mean “seed stitches”, well I do, but I mean more generally stitches that can be sprinkled about in a regular or irregular pattern in crewel embroidery. These are filling stitches that …

Fall Stitch School: Jacobean Couching

Fall Stitch School: Jacobean Couching

This stitch is called by everyone Jacobean Couching, but everyone also seems to have another name for it, like Laid Filling or Trellis Stitch. This stitch is one of the classic crewel embroidery stitches. It creates a nice patterned filling stitch and is often used in stitching larger areas. There are three steps to this …

Fall Stitch School: Long and Short Stitch

Fall Stitch School: Long and Short Stitch

Welcome to another week of Fall Stitch School. This week, we’re studying long and short stitch. This stitch is troublesome for many embroiderers, but I’m hopefully going to show you that it is not any harder than any other stitch and it can be quite fun to fill an area in. Long and short is …

Fall Stitch School: Crewel Embroidery

Fall Stitch School: Crewel Embroidery

It’s finally here! For this season’s stitch school I am trying something a little different, which will be to focus on a type of stitching instead of just a bunch of more or less random stitches. This is still all about the stitches, of course, but I will pick stitches traditionally used for crewel embroidery. …