Silk Ribbon Embroidery

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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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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How to Trapunto the Periwinkle Fairy

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk   Trapunto   Trapunto (from the Italian word trapungere meaning to embroider) is an ideal method for raising a shape (such as a Fairy) up off the surface of the design. It is a form of padded embroidery where the shape is outlined in small stab stitches, working… Continue reading How to Trapunto the Periwinkle Fairy

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How to make oranges

How to make oranges - a free tutorial for you ♥ Hello! The sun is shining happily in Cape Town and it's a beautiful day and today I thought you would enjoy learning how to make oranges! Here is the tutorial from my book: Ribbon embroidery and stumpwork.  Panel 10 from the flower sampler in the book... Click… Continue reading How to make oranges

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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