Artist – Glenda Nichol

Glenda Nichol

Textile Artist. Glenda loves to explore all possibilities with her art and media.    Rochester.

Orange Bailing Twine Bags and Basket
Crocheted from bailing twine
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“I searched high and low for this colour of twine asking many farmers.”

Glenda

Tea-bag String Scarves
Knitted from dyed tea bag string
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“I love to try new things. I had many people collecting the string. Very time consuming to tie them all together. I used cherries for the purple, strawberries for the pink and indigo for the blue. The red is a synthetic dye.”

Glenda

Pear Pin Cushions
Felted wool, embroidery, crushed walnut shell filling.
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Covered Phone Boxes
Recycled boxes covered with felted wool, embroidered, beaded and embellished.
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Black Bailing Twine Bags.
Knitted and crocheted from bailing twine.
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String Bags.
Knitted and crocheted from fine natural twine.
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Scissor Keep and Fob.
Canvas work and beading.
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“The idea of a scissor fob is that it should be heavier than your scissors, so that if you drop them the fob will hit the floor first and the points would land flat on the floor and not be damaged.” 

Glenda

Felted Pincushions.
Felt, embroidery, beading and embellishments, Crushed walnut filling.
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Bailing Twine Coiled Bags
Bailing twine. Plastic handles
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“Portrait of my Mother; Gwen Houlden.”
Freestyle Embroidery 
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“In over 50 years of creativity, this is the favourite thing I have made. It was made after she passed away and sits proudly in my home.”

Glenda

Wine bottle-top pincushions.
Wine bottle tops, felt and embroidery. Crushed walnut shell filling.
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Felted Bag.
untreated wool knitted then felted and shaped. Aluminium handles, vintage buttons.
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“This bag was years in the planning and sourcing of materials. The buttons have stories, some are my mother’s, some from family and friends. This bag is special to me.”

Glenda

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