Crewel is a very old form of embroidery. Long ago, in England,
the name for a ball of wool thread was called clew, and was later
changed to cruel. That is why stitching with wool threads on fabric
is referred to as crewel embroidery.
Crewel designs make lovely pictures or samplers to decorate
the walls of a home, and beautiful pillows to enhance the decor of
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This is our first year actively utilizing the Keepers of the Faith Curriculum. We are doing the girls and boys in our church home school group. One of the greatest things for us is that we were able to incorporate other church members in the teaching of the curricula. For instance, one of our elder ladies is teaching the hand sewing, our pastor's wife is teaching sign language, a Spanish member is teaching the foreign language, etc. It exposes our children to a variety of leaders within our church, new interests, and utilizes talents of others.