Modern Folk Embroidery

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

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Folk art is a major trend and can be seen influencing everything from fashion to interiors. 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. Nancy's distinctive style, which draws on Scandinavian and Eastern European motifs, perfectly captures the folk art trend and will appeal to stitchers of all ages and abilities. This collection shows you how to use the designs to create beautiful and practical home decor items and accessories. The stitch techniques will be shown using Nancy's unique and comprehensive stitch library so they will be extremely easy to follow whether you are an experienced stitcher or a newbie. There are also plenty of suggestions for creating your own designs if you are feeling inspired.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 210 x 235 x 10.16mm | 430.91g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1446306291
  • 9781446306291
  • 10,096

Table of contents



Stitch library

Combining stitches

Stitching motifs


Pin cushions



Geometric hanging decorations
Table runner

Circles cushion


Wrist Cuff

Felt samplers

Fabric samplers
Tote bag

Braided Cushion

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About Nancy Nicholson

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.
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