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The Old Malthouse in silk ribbon embroidery

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

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How to make silk ribbon Poinsettias for Christmas

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

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery from Kuala Lumpur

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

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One of my favourite flowers is

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