"Katherine Shaughnessy in"the new crewel" says that the traditional crewel fabric is linen twill and wool thread. It is kind of expensive and hard to find except on the web. I did a piece using a woven fabric and pearl cotton, I think. It…"
"There is a method using inks with shaving cream to keep the inks from spreading. Try it on a scrap first..to make sure it works. Also some pencils can behave like water colors when you paint water over them. Penicls by themselves…"