Author(s): Barbara Hammet
Barbara Hammet revisits the timelessly popular Art Nouveau style with a fantastic new collection of cross stitch designs inspired by the period's most instantly recognisable artists.Each of the ten chapters features designs inspired by the work of a well-known Art Nouveau designer translated beautifully into cross stitch.Projects include framed pictures, cushions, bag and table runner. Step-by-step stitching and making-up instructions are provided for all items.
Barbara Hammet began her career teaching arts and crafts, and history of art. She runs her own business, Wessex Embroidery Collection, designing and selling kits based on historic designs, and this is her sixth book to be published by David & Charles. Barbara lives in Winchester.
1 The Tiffany Collection including: Parrots framed picture; 2 The Mucha Collection including: the Jewel Ladies (Topaz, Amethyst, Emerald) framed pictures; 3 The Klimt Collection including: The Kiss framed picture; 4 Galle & the School of Nancy Collection including: Dragonflies bag; 5 Frances Macdonald & The Glasgow School Collection including: the Mystical Garden framed picture; 6 The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Collection including: Buchanan Street Lady framed picture; 7 The Voysey Collection including: Poppies table runner and napkin; 8 The Walter Crane Collection including: Swans cushion; 9 The William De Morgan Collection including: Mermaid & Ship framed pictures; 10 The Aubrey Beardsley Collection including: Peacock skirt framed picture.