Modern Folk Embroidery by Nancy Nicholson
Folk art is influencing everything from fashion to interiors and now you can incorporate this trend into your home in a contemporary way with this collection of stunning modern folk art inspired embroidery designs by leading designer, Nancy Nicholson. This collection includes 20 embroidery designs with project ideas to show you how to use the designs to create beautiful and practical home decor items and accessories. The techniques for the stitches and project instructions are shown using Nancy's stitch diagrams so extremely easy to follow whether you are an experienced stitcher or a newbie. The 20 projects are divided between felt and fabric sections and include: pin cushion, lampshade, tote bag, cushion, table runner and coaster and pinafore. Nancy's distinctive folk art style perfectly captures this trend and will appeal to stitchers of all ages and abilities. AUTHOR: Nancy Nicholson is a talented designer, know for her folk inspired embroidery designs. She has developed a unique and distinctive style for decorative embroidery which has a very modern aesthetic based on traditional techniques and retro styling. Nancy sells her patterns and kits online and has a fast growing, loyal following of international fans. Nancy has a very impressive arts and crafts pedigree--both her parents were renowned artists in the 50s and 60s. Nancy is regularly featured in influential lifestyle magazines such as Country Living. SELLING POINTS: . Embroidery and folk art are two major trends and Modern Folk Embroidery brings them together with this unique pattern collection. . Nancy Nicholson is one of the key designers driving this trend and has developed a unique collection of designs and projects. . All the stitch instructions will be presented using Nancy's own artwork, giving the title a very original look.
Nancy Nicholson is a talented designer, well known for her folk art inspired embroidery designs. She has developed a unique and distinctive style for decorative embroidery which has a very modern aesthetic based on traditional techniques. Nancy sells her patterns and kits online and has a fast growing, loyal following of international fans. She has an impressive arts and crafts pedigree and is delighted to be following in the footsteps of her mother, Joan Nicholson, an accomplished embroidery designer who published many books.