Modern Folk Embroidery: 30 Contemporary Projects for Folk Art Inspired Designs

Author(s): Nancy Nicholson

Craft & Hobbies

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 & coaster and pinafore.

Nancy's distinctive folk art style perfectly captures this trend and will appeal to stitchers of all ages and abilities.


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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.

Contents Intro Stitch library Combining stitches Stitching motifs Projects: Pin cushions Brooches Doll Geometric hanging decorations Table runner Circles cushion Dress Wrist Cuff Felt samplers Fabric samplers Tote bag Braided Cushion Bolster

General Fields

  • : 9781446306291
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : 0.430913
  • : November 2016
  • : 235mm X 210mm X 10mm
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nancy Nicholson
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 128
  • : illustrations