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Big Embroidery By Nancy Nicholson

Big Embroidery by Nancy Nicholson

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Big Embroidery is all about stitching beautiful designs up fast using yarn instead of embroidery thread. Designer, Nancy Nicholson has created a collection of stunning designs based on traditional crewel work, and adapted them for a modern audience using everyday yarn.

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Big Embroidery: 20 Crewel Embroidery Designs to Stitch with Wool by Nancy Nicholson

Embroidery fans will love this new collection of designs from author of Modern Folk Embroidery, Nancy Nicholson. This collection features 20 projects embellished with wool embroidery - a modern take on traditional crewel embroidery, which is enjoying a huge renaissance. Crewel embroidery is done using 2ply wool and stitched onto linen: Nancy shows how to get beautiful results using different types of yarn and fabric. Readers will love getting fast results and busting their yarn stashes to create the stunning projects. As well as the projects, Nancy has created easy-to-follow diagrams showing how to do all the necessary embroidery stitches in the collection, making it a fantastic reference tool for stitchers.

About Nancy Nicholson

Nancy Nicholson grew up in a creative environment as her parents were both textile designers. She attended Maidstone College of Art where she did a BA in Graphic Design, and then went on to The Royal College of Art where she did an MA in Fine Art Textiles. Since leaving college Nancy has been working to exhibition with works in paper, print and embroidery, and experimenting widely in many aspects of textiles and design, both commercial and fine art based, including contributing to craft books and magazine articles. For the past ten years she has taught art and craft to children and adults. Nancy lives in Kent.

Table of Contents

Introduction Tools & Materials Stitch Library Projects Greeting Cards Mandala Cushion Stylish Slippers Folk Flower Mittens Chair Back Cushion Embellished Jeans Butterfly Cushion Bird Picture Knitwear Motif Crossbody Purse Floral Sash Belt Bright Blanket Pegboard Sampler Flower Cushion Tassel Decorations Drawstring Rucksack Child's Skirt Felt Decorations Flower Picture Embroidery on Fabric Techniques Templates

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Big Embroidery: 20 Crewel Embroidery Designs to Stitch with Wool by Nancy Nicholson
Used - Like New
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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