Definition of crewel work in English:
Embroidery or tapestry worked in crewels on linen or cloth.
- Wool is almost invariably used in crewel work and colourways are not as elaborate as in chain stitch.
- The original cloth of this crewel work was missing altogether, all that survived was the wool embroidery.
- This two-day course teaches the techniques and stitches used in Jacobean crewel work or wool on linen.
Definition of crewel work in:
- US English dictionary
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