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Worked on canvas with a combination of mainly cross stitch and tent stitch, Berlin Woolw worked on canvas and the stitches included tent and cross stitch. In this book Jane Alford shares her enthusiasm and admiration for the beautiful embroideries of this bygone era. Using the clear colour charts the reader can recreate the vibrancy and beauty of the original floral designs, from lily of the valley and pansies to beaded poppies and roses. This beginner's guide covers all you need to know, from preparing the canvas and joining threads, to blocking, mounting and framing an embroidery.