Nicki Trench is an author of non-fiction craft books; a freelance writer for craft and lifestyle magazines; editor, designer, tutor and wedding cake maker/designer. 

One of the leading figures in the revival and promotion of home crafts, her books include a wide variety of knitting, crochet, gardening and cookery books. She lives in East Sussex in the UK with her Cocker Spaniel and moggie cat. She has two grown up daughters.