crewel work, hand embroidery
Crewel Work Strawberries Wall Art
English needlework includes works with wool threads on heavy fabric. This style known as Jacobean decorated many household items. Many motifs were used in these pieces. The strawberry is a motif seen in some works. Strawberries symbolize fertility and love. This design allows practising some basic stitches of Jacobean embroidery.
satin stitch, long and short stitch, French knot, outline stitch, wrapped back stitch, lattice, split stitch, fly stitch
skill level Intermediate
design area 3⅜” x 4⅛” [8.5 x 10.5cm]