Saturday, October 22, 2016

Long and Short Tips

One of the techniques used in crewel embroidery is long and short stitch, which greatly resembles needle painting except it is done in a less free-form style.   You can achieve beautiful and realistic shading with this technique.  Kathy took a class with Owen Davies on this technique and kindly shares her tips for creating the best long and short stitched area possible.

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