Crewel Work Chaffinch


Learn the beautiful embroidery technique of Crewel Work to create this pretty Chaffinch design. Appleton wool threads in delicate tones of blue, grey and dusky pink are used to build up the design onto a background of linen twill fabric.

This simple design will introduce you to many of the stitches and techniques which are essential  in the art of Crewel Work embroidery including: split stitch, seeding stitch, trellis stitch, fly stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch, satin stitch, buttonhole and blanket stitch, pistil stitch and french knots.

This kit includes all of the threads, fabrics and needles required to complete this charming hand embroidery design and the clear instruction booklet with step by step photographs will guide you easily through your project.

The traditional linen twill background fabric is provided with the design already transferred on for you.


Materials included in the kit: linen twill fabric, Appletons crewel wool and size 22 and 24 chenille needles.
Difficulty level: beginner to intermediate
Design dimensions: 20cm x 20cm
Additional equipment required: 8 inch ring frame and embroidery scissors.