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Embroidering the letters of a word, name or sentence

Embroidering letters Making letters and words in silk ribbon embroidery   Good afternoon stitching world ♪♫♬♪ Today, I thought I would show you something about embroidering letters to form words, names, and sentences. When you need a personalised gift for a special occasion or to make a decorative piece for your home, then words, names,… Continue reading Embroidering the letters of a word, name or sentence

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A free pattern to brighten up your day…

Hi everybody – hope you are having a good day ♥ I have a pattern for your collection to brighten up your day … Make a card or gift tag for a thank you gift. Print it onto paper or fabric for a special friend. Once embroidered, add it onto a beanie or a bib.… Continue reading A free pattern to brighten up your day…

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How to make a Butterfly in 3-D Embroidery

Hello, stitching world! It is a stunning day in Cape Town and it's difficult to think about working, but I have not written a blog for quite a while. Have been busy with some beautiful new projects and I have been doing step-by-step photography to show embroiderers how it is done. I often wonder if… Continue reading How to make a Butterfly in 3-D Embroidery

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Beautiful Roses for you

♥ Spider-web and stem stitch roses Click on the images to enlarge First, make a spider-web rose to form the centre and then use stem stitches to form the outer petals. Work in a circular pattern around the centre with a gentle tension so the petals are soft and rounded. Have a look here for the… Continue reading Beautiful Roses for you

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery-How to Make a Tansy Fairy

Good morning! Today I have a beautiful Fairy to show you…I am sure that many of you will enjoy seeing her, as she is doing what we all love best — embroidery   The Tansy Flower Fairy™, embroidered by the talented Marina Zherdeva from Moscow. This is the original artwork by Cicely Mary Barker… And… Continue reading Silk Ribbon Embroidery-How to Make a Tansy Fairy

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How to embroider a tree …

Hi everybody — hope you are well and looking forward to the weekend. Today I thought I would show you how to make a tree in ribbon embroidery... These trees are found in my Dreamscapes book from the Swan Cottage design. The green tree Make the branches The branches of the tree are formed with… Continue reading How to embroider a tree …

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White Peacock and Magnolias

GOOD morning everybody ♫♬♪♫♬♪♫♬♪ Today I want to show you a masterpiece titled: “White Peacock and Magnolias” by Irina Zhukova from Minsk, Belarus. Click on image to enlarge Irina wrote to me: “Let me introduce myself: my name is Irina and I'm a great fan of needlework. I started with ribbon-embroidery in February 2008. The… Continue reading White Peacock and Magnolias

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You and I – Beautiful Silk Ribbon Embroidery

  Hello, stitching world ♥ I hope you and your family are all safe and well. I have something lovely to show you by the talented Christine Chan from Arcadia in Los Angeles County. Christine always shares so generously with us, and for this, I am thankful. She is sure to inspire many of you with this… Continue reading You and I – Beautiful Silk Ribbon Embroidery