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  • Publisher: Better Link Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 15 May 2017
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781602200272
  • Stock: 5 in stock
  • Size: 184x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 132
  • RRP Price: £19.99
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Silk Ribbon Embroidery Chinese Style

£19.99

An Illustrated Stitch Guide by Yuan Weilin

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Book Description

This ribbon embroidery book breaks through the traditional style of western silk ribbon embroidery by incorporating traditional Chinese elements.

Silk ribbon embroidery is an antique handicraft that dates back to the 18th century in Europe. It uses colourful ribbons as the main material to stitch floral patterns on to fabric. Perfect for beginners, this book guides you through the whole process from sketching, threading, knotting, maintenance, material and tool selections. All basic stitches are illustrated with step-by-step instructions and detailed photography. After learning the fundamentals, you can then move onto application. There are 20+ projects ranging from small scale decoration and a handheld fan to a large scale triptych and stitched framed art. Designs range from flowers and trees to fish and architecture. 

About the Author

About Yuan Weilin

Yuan Weilin is a handicraft lover with significant achievements in paper, fabric, leather, weaving and embroidery DIY art. In 2002 she started to delve into the art of silk ribbon embroidery and never stopped. She has created her own silk ribbon embroidery style infusing Chinese painting elements and other craft techniques with western silk ribbon embroidery.

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