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Jacqui O’ Connell’s JK3 Roses Fuchsias hydrangeas & Jasmine

 

Hello Stitching World ◕‿◕  Today I have a lovely piece to show you ….

Jacqui O’Connell JK3 Roses, Fuchsias, hydrangeas & Jasmine that will surely inspire you today.

 

 

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#3 Roses Fuchsias Hydrangeas & Jasmine

 

 

Jacqui is a very talented teacher and stockist from her studio: Ribbon Room in Randburg, Johannesburg and she kindly wrote a list of what she used to create this lovely piece.

 

The Fuchsias and the Hydrangea…

 

Close-up-by-Jacqui

 

 

and the Rose and Jasmine…

 

 

Close-up-JK3-by-Jacqui--Connell

 

 

You can purchase the A4 size panel (the same size that Jacqui used) here.

 

List of Materials Required:

 

Di van Niekerk’s Silk Ribbons:

4 mm ribbon – #131, #142

7 mm ribbon – #38, #81, #88, #103, #138, #143

13 mm ribbon – #108

32 mm ribbon – #108,

 

Di van Niekerk’s Organza Ribbon:

15 mm ribbon – #108

 

DMC Threads: six-strand cotton thread

 

#370, #420, #520, #642, #928, #3022, #3032, #3363, #3364, #3687

 

Other:

  • Invisible Thread
  • Fray Check
  • Pink Cake Decorating Stamens
  • Felt Material
  • Glue stick
  • Glitter Glue in Mother of Pearl colour
  • Madeira Metallic thread #300 or any white metallic thread.

 

 Method:

 

Leaves and Stems

  • Ribbon leaves:

Use 7 mm silk ribbon #143 and 13 mm silk ribbon #140 and make Ribbon Stitches.

Secure with DMC #642 thread.

 

  • Stems: With a combination of DMC thread #3032, #520, #3022, make the stems in Stem Stitch.
  • Make the brown stems in the same way, but use 4 mm silk ribbon #131.

 

Leaves (Stumpwork):

  • DMC Threads combination: #3022, #928, #3364, #3363, #520, #420, #370

 

Small Leaves (Jasmine):

  • Do in 4 mm silk ribbon # 142 in combination of ribbon stitch and Lazy Daisy stitches.

2 x Green Stems below Purple Violets:

  • 2 mm Silk Ribbon #17

 

Jasmine Flowers:

  • 7 mm Silk Ribbon #103 in ribbon stitches with centre in DMC thread #3687

 

Jasmine on Table:

  • 7 mm Silk Ribbon #103 in ribbon stitch

Fuchsias:

  • Long petals and buds: 7 mm Silk Ribbon #138
  • Trumpets: 15 mm Organza ribbon #108 with gathered stitch
  • Pink stamens in centre to be secured with invisible thread.

 

Two open Roses:

  • 32 mm Silk Ribbon #108 centres folded with loose petals secured with Fray Check and rolled with Glue Stick.
  • Attach all with DMC thread #3687

 

Rosebud on Table (Left):

  • 32 mm Silk Ribbon #108 folded centre with loose leaves attached as for open roses 

Rosebuds (Closed Left):

  • Large bud: Felt covered with 13 mm silk ribbon #108.
  • Two smaller buds: 7 mm Silk Ribbon #38

 

Glass Vase:

  • Outline with Madeira Metallic thread #300 and add horizontal lines on the vase.
  • Enhance the above with Glitter Glue in Mother of Pearl colour.

 

I hope you enjoyed seeing this lovely piece and thank you, dear Jacqui, for sharing your talent with all of us.

Have a good Monday!

 

Love

Di

 

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PS.  This beautiful design, painted by Jill Kirstein and embroidered by Emma Kriegler, is also available in the larger (A3) size in kit-form. You are welcome to read more about it here.