about wildboho

 

me08


A self-taught embroidery artist, I spend time pairing color, pattern and fabric combinations to create modern hoop art. While growing up, my seamstress mother tried (unsuccessfully) to teach me how to sew. I then began experimenting with non-sewing related fiber arts, and my appreciation for them grew as I stashed embroidery floss to make friendship bracelets, dabbled in weaving and rug hooking and learned how to knit. It wasn’t until years later that something clicked and I discovered how captivating the world of fabric could be (and I finally, with help once again from my mom, learned how to wrangle a sewing machine!) In recent years, I discovered my love for creating contemporary hoop art embellished with freestyle embroidery.


And in case you’re really, really curious, here’s a whole list of stuff I love: stitching (obviously), Jenny Colgan (hence, this list), Dunkin Donuts mocha iced coffee, The Head and the Heart, Gilmore Girls, Kate Morton,homemade mint iced tea, buying school supplies, Mexican food,Parks and Recreation, beaches in Maine, actually, anything in Maine, Jared and the Mill, The Office, taking walks, watching people paint, color, Poldark…actually anything on Masterpiece, taking art classes, Sherlock, my iPhone, Mumford and Sons, road trips, making lists…yup, pens and markers (file that under school supplies), White Collar, Chipotle Burrito Bowls (yum), …


img_6381

img_3698

img_4086-1

3 thoughts on “about wildboho

  1. Hi Nicole, This is your mom’s cousin, Lynda! I am so impressed by your beautiful stitcher and in awe of your talent! Your great-grandmother, Grace Reynolds Henkensiefken would be proud! She was also accomplished in all needlecrafts!

    It’s great to be in touch with your mom again. We always had great times together and too much time has passed with out contact!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s