The winners of the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012!
I am so honoured and so happy to publish the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012 list of winners! These are the world’s best entries and I am so proud of every one of you.
There were so many exquisite entries and each piece was made with such love and care. To everyone who entered, I thank you. Thank you for your love and dedication to this art form.
I salute you all ♥
And the winners are:
|Competition winners 2012||To be published in a new silk ribbon embroidery book!|
|America||Nancy Leasure from Seminole, Florida, USA for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)|
|America||Carol Bianconi from Huntington Beach, Southern California, USA for her Girl Reaching|
|Australia||Jane Stilgoe from Booleroo Centre, South Australia for her Girl Reaching|
|Russia||Marina Zherdeva from Moscow, Russia for her Bench in the Rose Garden|
|Russia||Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg, Russia for her Stop and Smell the Roses|
|Russia||Valentina Ilkova from Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai, Russia for her Chair and Cosmos|
|Russia||Larissa Torop from Psebai, Mostovskoy, Russia for her Oranges-and-Bougainvillea|
|Russia||Tamara Sherstuk from Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai, Russia for her Beautiful Place|
|Russia||Marina Zherdeva from Moscow, Russia for her Olive- the Owl|
|Russia||Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg, Russia for her Red Owl|
|South Africa||Annamaria Kelly from Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa for her Red Rose Garden|
|South Africa||Marie Mordue from Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa for her Beautiful Place|
|South Africa||Joey van Tonder from BethlehemFree State, South Africa for her Shades of Summer|
|South Africa||Leonie Arendt from Equestria, Pretoria, South Africa for her House with a Picket Fence|
|South Africa||Leonora Roodt from Bergbron, Johannesburg, South Africa for her Shades of Summer|
|Sri Lanka||Poorna Kularatne from Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka for her House with a Picket Fence|
|Sweden||Kristina Nilsson from Piteå Sweden for her Rose Sampler|
|Sweden||Lena Thiel from Västerås, Sweden for her Olive – the owl|
|Turkey||Nermin Ağrıdağ from Bursa, Türkiye (Turkey) for her Children Fishing|
|Turkey||Oya Altınkök from Bursa, Türkiye(Turkey) for her Fleur gathering flowers with Manon|
|Ukraine||Elena Lisovitskaya from Lugansk, Ukraine for her Danielle cuddling her baby chick|
CONGRATULATIONS!! All of the artists above will be published in a gorgeous book for everyone to see up close and to learn from the exquisite pictures!
And the judges’ TOP choice, for best project, goes to Marina Zherdeva from Moscow for her exquisite landscape: Bench in the Rose Garden. Congratulations Marina!
Here is a glimpse of what Marina made in her landscape – I cannot show the entire piece as this will feature in the new book…
and another view …
and the leaves:
And another view 🙂
♫♥♫♥♫ The following artists were highly acclaimed by the judges… and these artists will feature in the SHEER INSPIRATION part of the new book! Congratulations!
|Highly acclaimed||To feature in the Sheer Inspiration part of the book|
|America||Mania Badmagrian from Glendale, California, USA for her Rose Sampler|
|Australia||Claire Rubie from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia for her Girl Reaching|
|Hong Kong||Annisa Lam from Hong Kong for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)|
|Russia||Marina Kukuy from Russia for her Bench in the Rose Garden|
|South Africa||Franci Jv Rensburg from Pretoria, South Africa for her Sunflowers and White Roses|
|South Africa||Margot Kerr from Secunda, South Africa for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)|
|South Africa||Karin Leith from Wapadrand, Pretoria, South Africa for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)|
|South Africa||Ita van Heerden from Centurion, Gauteng province, South Africa for her Chair and Cosmos|
What happens next?
Annine van Reenen, the editor of this book, will be in touch with every winner by e-mail to collect the material that she requires for the new book. Please check your e mails and assist Annine with her requests for material for the book.
The sooner Annine can gather everything from you, the sooner the book will be published!
Annine has been a Handcraft Editor and Home Décor Editor for many years. She has also written and published her own handcraft book and with all her experience, she is the perfect person to assist the winners with what she will need to publish this beautiful book!
Silk Ribbon Embroidery – a collaboration of artists from around the world will be published in the next few months and it will be available worldwide via Amazon and Kalahari as an e-book for colour Kindles and colour e-readers and it will also be available in printed format for those who wish to have a stunningly beautiful book in their homes.
So excited! To keep in touch you are welcome to subscribe for free and I will update you as soon as I have news about the publishing date.
Happy weekend everybody and try to have a rest!