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Beautiful Ribbon Embroidery by Olga Basailov

Beautiful Ribbon Embroidery by Olga Basailov. Blogpost by Di van Niekerk   Hello, Stitching world! I have this unbelievably beautiful piece to share with you, created by the talented @oliga.di on Instagram or Olga Basailov on Facebook Olga found ribbon embroidery a year ago during the beginning of the pandemic. She used my work as… Continue reading Beautiful Ribbon Embroidery by Olga Basailov

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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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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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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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Sunflowers in Silk Ribbon by Julia Chaschihina from Moscow

Hello everybody ^•^ I have some gorgeous Sunflowers to show you by Julia Chaschihina (Chasc) Юлия Чащихина from Moscow. I met Julia when we travelled to her beautiful city and saw her lovely work. Julia learned to knit and sew from her Grandmother and her mum and good teachers at school and ribbon embroidery is her favourite… Continue reading Sunflowers in Silk Ribbon by Julia Chaschihina from Moscow

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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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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 …