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How to Make a Cute Button with Felt and Silk Ribbons

Hi, stitching world! What are you busy making this weekend? Here is a button that I covered with handmade felt (but you could cover it with a linen or cotton fabric instead) and then embellish it with stitches. You can use cotton or silk thread or, like I did, use 2 and 4mm silk ribbons.… Continue reading How to Make a Cute Button with Felt and Silk Ribbons

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A lovely piece by Leahu Marina Pavel

Happy Monday Stitching world💜 I have a stunning piece to share with you by talented painter and embroiderer Leahu Marina Pavel (Ляху Марина) from Romania. Here is some of her story: “Dear Di, Several years ago I found your books unexpectedly. And I was very impressed by them! I was so much fascinated by the… Continue reading A lovely piece by Leahu Marina Pavel

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Free Pattern from Di van Niekerk for Creative Embroidery

Free patterns for creative embroidery ♥   Hi Good morning, I have some cute patterns for creative embroidery and you are welcome to download the PDF and save it in your collection.   You can download it here: Free patterns from Di van Niekerk They are little patterns that are useful for small embroidery projects… Continue reading Free Pattern from Di van Niekerk for Creative Embroidery

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A Brand New (Gorgeous Cottage) Silk Ribbon Embroidery KIT!

Do you want to see an absolutely gorgeous Cottage in Silk Ribbon Embroidery? Then have a look HERE. Don't miss out on this beauty!     and here is some close-up detail. Isn't it gorgeous?                       Enjoy! Love Di  

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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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Learn how to create Leaf Shapes for Embroidery

Silk Ribbon Embroidery and stumpwork - how to make 3-D leaves     Learn how to create Leaf Shapes for Embroidery – Adding Dimension🍃 A FREE step-by-step tutorial on how to create padded shapes that can be used to add a subtle dimension (or an air of luxury) to an otherwise ordinary design. See the… Continue reading Learn how to create Leaf Shapes for Embroidery

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A free design from Di van Niekerk for Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Hi Good morning, I have a lovely design for ribbon embroidery. You are welcome to download it and save it in your collection. You can download it here: Free Design from Di van Niekerk Enjoy your weekend! Love Di van Niekerk ♥   Visit the book page on my website   To learn more about… Continue reading A free design from Di van Niekerk for Silk Ribbon Embroidery

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Tea with Two Cats

Hi everyone, hope you are having a good weekend! We have launched a lovely new kit for Sil Ribbon and Creative Embroiderers, named Tea with Two Cats. This lovely piece was a collaboration with Di van Niekerk, Karen Nell and Carol Carl and we are thrilled with the results! Don’t you just love the kitties?… Continue reading Tea with Two Cats

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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