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Lovely New Silk Ribbon Embroideries


Elisa Franzin from Italy and Sheila Beswick from California


Today, I have something beautiful to show you by two talented embroiderers. 


The first is Elisa Franzin from Italy.


Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin


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 1 Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin from Italy


Elisa Franzin’s teacher, Manuela Scarpin, teaches at the well-known Tombolo E Disegni, Viale Martiri della Liberta 10, Grado (Gorizia) 34073, Italia and she says that Elisa is also a very talented lace maker who has been attending classes for about six years now.


More detail…



2 Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin from Italy


and don’t you love the way she made the jersey?



3B Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin from Italy


and the little meadow flowers?


4 Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin from Italy



and the jeans!



5 Girl Reaching by Elisa Franzin from Italy




I just love your work Elisa and thank you for sharing your wonderful talent with all of us J


Their contact details for more information: 


Tel/Fax: 0039 (0) 431 878027





And I have more stunning designs to show you! Embroidered by the talented Sheila Beswick from California… I love the idea of using silk ribbon on canvas backgrounds.


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1 By Sheila Beswick from California




And this is the class sample that Sheila will teach. She used the idea of the Rose Gaujard from my Roses book and stitched it onto 18 Mono Count Canvas.



 2 By Sheila Beswick from California


Sheila wrote:

I just finished stitching the class sample.  I changed the flower a bit to accommodate the canvas ground.  Here is the information for the class:


 “The Silk Rose” as illustrated by Di van Niekerk’s “Roses”. 

Taught by Sheila Beswick at Auburn Needleworks, California on

September 19, 2015 at 10:00 am — 4:00 pm with break for lunch.

At: Auburn Needleworks

839 Lincoln Way

Auburn, CA  95603


Cost: $65.00 (non-refundable)

Pre-work is required.

Level:  Intermediate


Student will be given kit and pre-work instruction at sign up.  Pre-work consists of stitching a background and stem with two leafs.  Student is expected to complete the pre-work before class.  Each student will be able to pick the color of rose during class.  Usual stitching supplies plus 1 glue stick, and 1 bottle of fray check.


If I have left out something please feel free to contact Sheila on her email address: 



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Enjoy your Thursday!