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Start to Applique By Nancy Nicholson

Start to Applique by Nancy Nicholson

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Learn how to applique. It's fun and easy to do!
Choose some funky fabrics and start making cushions, bags, brooches and even a beady bird.

Start to Applique Summary

Start to Applique by Nancy Nicholson

Learn how to applique. It's fun and easy to do!
Choose some funky fabrics and start making cushions, bags, brooches and even a beady bird.
Applique is the art of attaching fabric decorations to fabric, and Nancy Nicholson shows how a few simple techniques can be used to create bright and beautiful projects including brooches, decorations for your skirt or jeans hem, a picture, bird decorations, cushions, a pocket for your mobile phone and a funky felt bag. Nancy's fabulous design skills and teaching experience make this book a wonderful way to start to applique.

Start to Applique Reviews

Issue 56

Aimed at 10-14 year olds, this is a great book to inspire youngsters to create wonderful applique items. Step-by-step photographs and easy to follow instructions combined with simple techniques mean that you can get really creative with some funky fabrics and embellish with buttons, beads and sequins. Projects include brooches, cushions, mobile phone pouch, bags and lots more. This is a great way to get started with applique and learn a new skill.

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January 2015

This is a great book on beginning Applique for kids. The photographs were very colorful and showed the projects nicely. The instructions are easy to follow and each project is age appropriate and simple enough for the girl to complete on her own. This book can be used individually or to do group projects.

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Nov 08

Two from a bright, cheerful, enticing series, other titles being Quilting, Embroidery, Knitting and Beading. The series is aimed at 10-14 year olds with inspirational pictures and clear step-by-step photographs teaching youngsters all about the wonderful world of textiles. Nancy shows how fun and easy applique is, providing background information on materials, sewing equipment, embellishments and hand and machine techniques. There are seven projects including brooches, skirt decorations, a picture, cushions and a funky felt bag.

Ewa (Start to Felt) brings the ancient craft of feltmaking up to date with a great collection of fun and colourful projects such as book bags, jewellery and charms. These are preceded by all the facts and information needed to get a youngster truly hooked on this inventive and popular pastime.

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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.

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Start to Applique by Nancy Nicholson
Used - Like New
Search Press Ltd
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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