With 100 expertly drawn original black & white line drawings, this book is brimming over with ideas for all crafters and artists.
Beautiful motifs, bouquets, single flowers, borders and frames adorn the pages, all designed to help create beautiful, innovative works of art such as quilts, stitched pieces, collages, journals, cards, pictures or paintings. From roses and orchids to daisies and delphiniums, there is much here for anyone wanting to develop their own projects. The designs can be mixed and matched, adapted, scanned, enlarged, reduced, or used same size. Whether you are seeking inspiration for a new piece of work, researching an idea, or looking for different ways to approach a project, this book is a rich source of imagery, with beautiful illustrations on every page.
udy Balchin studied art at Cardiff College of Art. Following this, she specialised in graphic design at Kent Institute of Art and Design in Maidstone. After working as a graphics assistant at the BBC Television Centre, she joined Adverkit International Ltd as a lettering artist. This began her love affair with letters, producing book jackets, advertising logos and television titles over many years. During this time, she also became involved in the craft world. She has appeared on television, worked as a craft demonstrator, designed craft kits and run workshops. She has produced more than twenty books on various crafts and is the author of many articles for craft magazines. She continues to enjoy her creative world and is currently working on her latest book.