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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent and beautiful book
A very simple, beautifully illustrated and laid out book. The full colour photos ensure you can follow the stitches and patterns exactly.
I'm sure that a beginner could easily use it and for myself with a little experience it is an excellent source of design ideas and a good refresher course.
If I had to have one criticsm it would be that the explanation for...
Published on 23 May 2001

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I ignored the least praiseworthy review and bought this book but I share some of the disappointment.There are very sound instructions and guidance on all the processes until it comes to the actual stitches which are not particularly clear in the photos.Diagrams in my ancient Anchor book of embroidery stitches are much clearer.I was hoping for imaginative interpretations...
Published on 27 Jun 2011 by Shirley King


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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book for beginners, 1 Dec 2013
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Bought this as a 'refresher', having gone back to embroidery after a gap of about 30 years. Although it doesn't show a vast amount of stitches, those that are shown are enough for the beginner. The instructions and photographs are very clear and the suggested designs very effective.
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5.0 out of 5 stars wow, 24 Nov 2013
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this completes my instructions for the beautiful embroidery I am undertaking. Would recommend this to new beginners as directions are amazing
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5.0 out of 5 stars An idea of basic crewel stitches., 8 Sep 2013
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A very concise Royal School of Needlework reference book showing all aspects of the various stitches used in crewel work,
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4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely to read, 3 Sep 2013
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Good book, clearly laid out with some lovely ideas. I m planning to use it for some projects I am working on
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beginner's Guide to Crewel Embroidery, 30 May 2013
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I have never attempted crewel work and have always been interested. I have not used the book as yet but flicking through it gives good concise instructions for the stitches and good photographs showing the steps and the finished stitches.
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4.0 out of 5 stars useful, 17 Mar 2013
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good illustrations and designs for beginners to feel inspired . nicely printed and good use of colour. good text. easy reading
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5.0 out of 5 stars A most valued guide to stitching, 6 Mar 2013
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An easy to use guide for the absolute beginner. Clear diagrams to follow and beautiful samples of stitching. This would make a wonderful gift for a grand daughter.
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4.0 out of 5 stars crewel embroidery, 12 Dec 2012
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lovely book love crewel work but only ever did it in woo so i am looking forward to trying out some of the ideas in itl
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5.0 out of 5 stars I got this as I have just started crewel work ..., 29 Aug 2014
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I got this as I have just started crewel work and it is many years since I have undertaken any type of embroidery.
It is clear with many hints and tips, I am looking forward to more challenging stitches.
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5.0 out of 5 stars beautiful,informative book., 25 Aug 2014
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Excellent, beautiful clear, consise instructions, stunning picture form..definately shop again.
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