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Erica; One Color Spectrum


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Series
Erica
Program
One Color Spectrum
Program Number

206

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

They say "less is more,' and you'll find that's true when you take any single color and expand it into a whole spectrum with stitches. Whether you work with black work, crewel or cross stitch, whether you make a wing armchair or a wastebasket, you'll find that working with one color has endless possibilities.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Instructional
Topics
Crafts
Creators
MacLeod, Margaret I. (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Erica; One Color Spectrum,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F7DA381E72F4A9BAEBA57B5C2AF75D0.
MLA: “Erica; One Color Spectrum.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F7DA381E72F4A9BAEBA57B5C2AF75D0>.
APA: Erica; One Color Spectrum. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F7DA381E72F4A9BAEBA57B5C2AF75D0
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