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Erica; Scattered Blossoms

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Series
Erica
Program
Scattered Blossoms
Program Number

102

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

Don't think your design has to be done on white linen stamped with blue lines. Take off on a free-wheeling pattern inspired by the background fabric.

Stitches include long and short, buttonhole, laidwork with crisscross, and spider's web.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Crafts
Creators
MacLeod, Margaret I. (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Erica; Scattered Blossoms,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15C5BF60E980443FBDD00D7EC557E48F.
MLA: “Erica; Scattered Blossoms.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15C5BF60E980443FBDD00D7EC557E48F>.
APA: Erica; Scattered Blossoms. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15C5BF60E980443FBDD00D7EC557E48F
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