Crewel Embroidery by Erica Wilson is a 153-page hardcover published in 1962 by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Book Club Edition. The dust jacket has numerous chips, tears, and surface rubbing. The dust jacket is price clipped. Inside, the endpaper has an inscription in ink. The rest of the pages are clean and unmarked and the binding is solid. The condition is good.
This book is designed to teach the beginner the fundamentals of crewel embroidery and also the enable the more advanced worker to improve her techniques and enlarge her repertoire of stitches. It tells how to choose patterns, materials and wool, mark designs on the fabric, mount the work on a frame, stretch and block the finished piece. Detailed instructions for 64 different stitches are illustrated with diagrams, which give the book permanent value as a reference work.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 62-9637