The stitches just described were largely used in crewel work.
In point of furnishing it had not yet reached the "God bless our Home" stage in crewel.
As a matter of fact, the work is not tapestry at all, but crewel work.
E 'it the onoffending turf a crewel blow, and there was a narsty crack. '
For 'arf the rarnd it stood the crewel strane and then it didn't break.