21 August 2014


BC Paperback

204x260 mm



48 pages

Search Press

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Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery

by Ann Cox

Learn how to create exquisite, delicately embroidered silk ribbon flowers, including foxgloves, roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums, primroses, geraniums, irises, poppies... and much more.
A small selection of stitches are used to create a wide variety of flowers.
All the techniques are explained in detailed step-by-step sequences.

A best-selling, timeless classic redesigned for modern embroiderers
Suitable for beginners and more experienced embroiderers
Clear, step-by-step instruction and beautiful designs

Book Contents

Introduction 4
Tools and materials 8
Embroidering with silk ribbons 12
Spring flowers 26
Bouquet of roses 32
Country garden 36
Poppies and wheat 38
Blackberries 41
Stencilling a background 42
Painting a background 44
Mounting and framing 46
Index 48

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