Big Embroidery book by Nancy Nicholson


Big Embroidery is all about stitching beautiful designs up fast using yarn instead of embroidery thread. Designer and author of Modern Folk Embroidery, Nancy Nicholson has created a collection of stunning designs based on traditional crewel work, and adapted them for a modern audience using everyday yarn.
Crewel embroidery is traditionally
done using 2ply wool and stitched onto linen. Nancy shows how to get beautiful
results using different types of yarn and fabric, including upholstery fabrics, woollens and tweeds to create a collection of stunning
quick-to-stitch projects.
Choose from home decor items such as cushions, bags, wall hangings and table runners, as well as ideas for embellishing clothing. Nancy shows readers how to do all the key embroidery stitches with a stitch library featuring easy-to-follow diagrams of all
the basic crewel embroidery stitches in detail.

Take a look at Nancy’s other lovely book Folk Embroidery

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