Flowers and bright-colored zig-zags of crewels adorned everything.
Crewels, beautiful as they are, are not salient in their effect.
It was the custom to embroider hangings or linen in crewels.
There were many little tables covered with books and baskets of crewels and silks, and easy-chairs of every description.
Gertrude came in at the same time, in search of some crewels to match an embroidery pattern; so they were all together.
The material is not effective, but the invitations may be worked in crewels on perforated Bristol-board.
Crewels, embroidery, silks, and chenilles appear frequently in early newspapers.
Wind the crewels, separately, in balls; and have a sufficient number of needles, so as to appropriate a needle to every shade.
These crewels are nearly the same in substance and in their loose texture as the threads prepared from wool for tapestry weaving.
The filoselles and crewels very soon get worn away from the surface of the material they are worked on.