Mellerstain Parrots Crewel Embroidery KitThe Crewel Work Company
Crewel Embroidery Kit
Designer: The Crewel Work Company
Linen Size: 17" x 17"
Design Size: 10 1/2" x 102"
Skill: Level 2 (Intermediate)
This Mellerstain Parrots is taken from an original Arts & Crafts Firescreen within the embroidery collection at Mellerstain House in the Scottish Borders, reproduced by special permission the The Countess of Haddington. The house is open to the public so do visit this treasure which sits in from of the fire in the Machineel Room.
The full version of the firescreen is available as an advanced (Level 3) kit.
Although the design is complete without any additions, the designer has left enough space so that, if you wish, you can embroider a date or signature between the acorn cups at the base of the design to celebrate a special occasion.
Stitches: Padded Satin, Satin Stitch, Closed Fly Stitch, Crewel Stem Stitch, French Knots, Long & Short as 'soft shading'