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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.
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.
by Claire Buckley, Miriam Edwards and Nancy Nicholson. Textile craft is easy and fun! This book will give you the techniques and confidence to make loads of fantastic decorative and practical pieces, ranging from cushions to bags to mobile phone cosies. There are full instructions on the materials and methods for four classic textile crafts - embroidery, applique, quilting and patchwork. This book is based on the following books published by Search Press: Start to Applique by Nancy Nicholson, 2008 Start to Embroider by Claire Buckley, 2008 Start to Patchwork by Nancy Nicholson, 2009 Start to Quilt by Miriam Edwards, 2008
Winner of the Parenting/Family - Nonfiction category of the Global ebook Awards. You have become the caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. You may have been dreading this for some time, or you may have been surprised when this responsibility was thrust upon you. Maybe you know you are among 11 million family caregivers caring for 5 million Alzheimer's patients in the United States, but those numbers don't make you feel any less alone. Perhaps you don't know anything about the disease, but most likely, you know just enough to realize that you are facing new and difficult challenges. Your loved one has exhibited short-term memory loss and behavioral changes. You're relieved to know the reason for the changes, but you're overwhelmed with the responsibility of caregiving. You want to give your loved one the best care possible, but you don't know how to deal with the new and sometimes bizarre behaviors. If you see yourself in the description above, this guide is just what you need. You can read it from cover to cover in an hour or so and find simple, efficient, practical tips to help you with everything from activities of daily living to laughter and enjoyable activities. Keep it handy to refer to specific sections as your loved one's disease progresses and you face new situations. Learn how to care for your loved one and yourself and how to make the best of your time together.
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