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Crewel Embroidered Pillow

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Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? +-- +100% wool yarn, 100% cotton fabric (pillow), pillow form, zipper

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What are you most proud of? The different embroidery stitches utilized to complete this floral bouquet. It had been a while since I used such stitches as Open Fishbone Stitch and Squared Filling.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure that you have all the materials in one place. I was fortunate enough that the contents of the kit were still together. Also, when working on something like this with a variety of colored yarn, it is a good idea to organize in a way that keeps the yarn accessible and untangled. See the last photo for how I did it using cardboard pieces.

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