Erica; Christmas Tree
Erica shows the viewer how to embroider a crewel work Christmas tree overtop of a Styrofoam cone. She encourages the viewer to make Christmas heirlooms, to be taken out year after year. Erica demonstrates many embroidery techniques in this episode, including French knot and padded satin stitch. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by Amanda Sikarskie.
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Christmas Tree
- Program Number
- Series Description
Needlework series with Erica Wilson. “Erica Wilson, noted American authority on needlework, invites the viewer to explore the exciting possibilities of indulging his creative and artistic talents. In this series of color videotaped 15 minute programs she illustrates the wide vocabulary of stitches used in many types of embroidery including traditional crewel, needlepoint, bargello, and crewel point.
As well as demonstrating these stitches, Erica gives professional hints on creating useful and decorative objects. She encourages personalizing an original or derived design through the selection of motif, materials, stitch, color, texture, and size. C. 1971-2 Series release date: 1971
- Program Description
Erica shows the viewer how to embroider a crewel work Christmas tree overtop of a Styrofoam cone. She encourages the viewer to make Christmas heirlooms, to be taken out year after year.
Erica demonstrates many embroidery techniques in this episode, including French knot and padded satin stitch.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Christmas Decorations
- Needlework Instruction
- Wilson, Erica
- MacLeod, Margaret I. (Series Producer)
- Mahard, Frances (Other (see note))
- Wilson, Erica (Host)
- MacLeod, Margaret I. (Producer)
- Field, James (Director)
- Publication Information
- Copyright © 1971 Erica Wilson and WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “Erica; Christmas Tree,” 12/07/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_062CC747A9744FA9B7F10E7E022F5162.
- MLA: “Erica; Christmas Tree.” 12/07/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_062CC747A9744FA9B7F10E7E022F5162>.
- APA: Erica; Christmas Tree. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_062CC747A9744FA9B7F10E7E022F5162