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.
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.