Hello from a cold and windy Cape Town, I hope you are all safe and well. I have something lovely to show you today. The Old Malthouse which is beautifully done in silk ribbon embroidery ♥This lovely piece is by Christine Chan from Arcadia in California. Christine is always so generous about sharing her beautiful… Continue reading The Old Malthouse in silk ribbon embroidery
This lovely Christmas decoration is now available as a download. It's a free gift from Dicraft Studios and we hope you will enjoy making it! I have grouped four designs on one page for you to print in colour or to trace onto fabric. You can fold two designs in half to make a front… Continue reading How to make silk ribbon Poinsettias for Christmas
I have this lovely piece to show you from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Valli Sevugan sent me the picture and I asked her to write about herself and the news behind this lovely rendition of our Oranges and Bougainvillea kit. Valli replied: " HaiI am Valli Sevugan. I am an Indian residing in Malaysia. I… Continue reading Silk Ribbon Embroidery from Kuala Lumpur
Today I want to show you how to make a Strelitzia using a stumpwork technique. It's from my book "A Perfect World in Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork: Enjoy!
Happy #WorldEmbroideryDay! One of my favourite flowers is the Cape Aloe (Aloe ferox) also known as bitter aloe or red aloe with its many medicinal qualities. It’s a perfect subject for dimensional embroidery. So, here it is for #WorldEmbroideryDay I used the picot stitch for the leaves, wrapped thread around wire for the stems and made… Continue reading One of my favourite flowers is
The Royal Mug The challenge was for all stitchers out there to get the linen panel from Dicraft and then to use anything they liked for the embroidery, silk ribbon, any kind of thread, yarn, roving, fabric… whatever took their fancy. Despite the lockdowns across the world and all the work that it took for all of… Continue reading Results from the Fun Challenge!
Today I have a newsletter for you with the latest updates and releases and some lovely specials to celebrate the launch my new website. Read more here: https://dicraft.com/newsletters/june-2020.html Looking forward to your feedback!