Step 1: A provided design with emphasis on basic skills in stitch execution and color usage.

Step 2:  A provided design with required and elective stitches and color choices based on research of eighteenth century New England crewel embroidery.

Step 3:  An original design, developed from specific motifs, to be worked on a patterned fabric in an analogous color scheme.

Step 4:  One of three provided designs, demonstrating skill in shading techniques.

Step 5:  An adaptation of a Jacobean or Elizabethan crewel design based on research into the period.

Step 6:  An original design, entirely in crewel wool, demonstrating mastery of stitching, color, and design.

Judging: April and October

Judging Criteria: Workmanship, selection of appropriate materials, color, and ability to follow directions.

 

Click here to see requirements for Step 1 and pictures of completed pieces

 

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