A report on Embroidery and Sewing needle

Laid threads, a surface technique in wool on linen. The Bayeux Tapestry, 11th century.
A sewing needle
Detail of embroidered silk gauze ritual garment. Rows of even, round chain stitch used for outline and color. 4th century BC, Zhou tomb at Mashan, Hubei, China.
Needles used for hand sewing
A pair of Chinese shoes for bound 'lily' feet
Thread through the eye of a No.5 sharp needle
Embroidered book cover made by Elizabeth I at the age of 11, presented to Katherine Parr
<Center> Magdalenian, Gourdan-Polignan France - Muséum of Toulouse
19th century women's thobe from Ramallah
Bone sewing needle, Early Neolithic period, Xinglongwa Culture
Tea-cloth, Hungary, mid-20th century
Tibetan needle-case
Multi-colored crewel wool threads on a panel of linen warp and cotton weft, 18th century English
Metal container for pins from the second half of the 20th century. From the Museo del Objeto del Objeto collection
Commercial machine embroidery in chain stitch on a voile curtain, China, early 21st century.
Japanese free embroidery in silk and metal threads, contemporary.
Hardanger, a whitework technique. Contemporary.
Traditional embroidery in chain stitch on a Kazakh rug, contemporary.
Caucasian embroidery
English cope, late 15th or early 16th century. Silk velvet embroidered with silk and gold threads, closely laid and couched. Contemporary Art Institute of Chicago textile collection.
Extremely fine underlay of St. Gallen Embroidery
Traditional Turkish embroidery. Izmir Ethnography Museum, Turkey.
Traditional Croatian embroidery.
Decorated Easter eggs from the Luhansk region of Ukraine
Gold embroidery on a gognots (apron) of a 19th-century Armenian bridal dress from Akhaltsikhe
Brightly coloured Korean embroidery.
Uzbekistan embroidery on a traditional women's parandja robe.
Woman wearing a traditional embroidered Kalash headdress, Pakistan.
Bookmark of black fabric with multicolored Bedouin embroidery and tassel of embroidery floss
Chain-stitch embroidery from England circa 1775
Traditional Bulgarian Floral embrodery from Sofia and Trun.

Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn.

- Embroidery

High quality embroidery needles are plated with two-thirds platinum and one-third titanium alloy.

- Sewing needle
Laid threads, a surface technique in wool on linen. The Bayeux Tapestry, 11th century.

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Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, English, c. 1696. Victoria and Albert Museum T.166-1961.

Crewel embroidery

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Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, English, c. 1696. Victoria and Albert Museum T.166-1961.
Embroidered cushion cover, 1601, British (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Crewel embroidery on bed curtain panel, British, early 18th century (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Hanoverian period (c. 1740) crewelwork detail highlighting carnation
Fishing Lady crewelwork, 18th century, Boston (Cleveland Art Museum)
Detail of linen valence ca. 1760-1770 embroidered with crewel wool, American

Crewel embroidery, or crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool.

It is best to use a crewel needle to execute the stitches as a needle with a wide body, large eye and a sharp point is required.