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Ballerina in silk ribbon embroidery

Greetings from a warm and sunny Cape Town! Today I have something spectacular to share with you — a gorgeous ballerina made by Marlize Meyer (Flowers & Thyme Studio) Pretoria, South Africa.


Her beautiful ballerina is featured in the much-loved Inspirations magazine, issue 77 which is out now.


Click in the images to enlarge



 'ballerina at ease' by Marlize Meyer from Pretoria, South Africa



And here are some close-up details…. of the dress



close-up detail (dress)



And the flowers



close-up detail (flowers)



And the roses



 close-up detail (roses)



And her shoes



close-up detail (shoes)




♫♬♪♫♬♪ and the good news!

You will learn how to embroider this beautiful piece in the beautiful Inspirations magazine issue 77.


For more information click here to go to their website. To order the ballerina kit, titled Centre stage and the printed panel, go to this page on their website.


 Congratulations Marlize and her teacher, Viv of Flowers & Thyme Studio in Pretoria…. we are all so proud of you 








Heading for Paris and London



If there is time, I will try to blog from Paris,where Trish Burr, Hazel Blomkamp, Wilsia Metz and I will be attending and teaching at Aiguille en fête


and then we are heading to London and Birmingham to attend the Craft Hobby + Stitch International show  where we will give a Seminar presentation and Hazel and I will be signing books at Search Press (stand J18.)  Note: The show in Birmingham is a trade show and may not be open to the public. Do check whether you will be allowed into the show if you don’t have business credentials.


Hope to see you there!








5 thoughts on “Ballerina in silk ribbon embroidery”

  1. o’my god what a lovely embroidery i’m shocked
    I don’t know what I say just keep sending them
    this side
    all my love to you all

  2. So gorgeous! I already purchased the print but have been waiting for the Inspiration Magazine to come out! So excited it is on its way! Exquisite work!

  3. Thank you for all the compliments! Cant wait too see the Inspirations…what a honour! Love Marlize

    1. We recieved our Inspiration’s Magazines and am totally speechless at the beauty of your ‘Ballerina at Ease’ WOW… WHAT BEAUTY?! Can’t tell you how proud I am of you Marlize! Love Viv

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