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White Peacock and Magnolias

GOOD morning everybody ♫♬♪♫♬♪♫♬♪ Today I want to show you a masterpiece titled: “White Peacock and Magnolias” by Irina Zhukova from Minsk, Belarus. Click on image to enlarge Irina wrote to me: “Let me introduce myself: my name is Irina and I'm a great fan of needlework. I started with ribbon-embroidery in February 2008. The… Continue reading White Peacock and Magnolias

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Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk   Threading up The general rule for this kind of embroidery:   Use one strand of the thread where possible — it always looks better when one strand is used in a design. Rather use more stitches instead of thick, bulky threads to fill in the detail. Separate… Continue reading Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk

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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

Magical Gardens, Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kits, What's New

A New Ribbon Embroidery Kit

NEW! YOU AND I-Silk Ribbon Embroidery KIT This lovely design is now available in kit form. An enjoyable project for all silk ribbon embroidery fans. Embroidered by the talented Merlene Spies from Johannesburg, I just love the colours and the texture in this lovely piece. And some close-up detail. Don't you love the red roses?… Continue reading A New Ribbon Embroidery Kit

KITS and READY- MADE, Latest News, Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kits, What's New

NEW Dimensional and Ribbon Embroidery Kits

We have launched two new beauties today! Beautiful designs in the series by © Anne Cotterill. Licensed to Di van Niekerk. Embroidered by the talented Emma Kriegler. The first is YELLOW AND BLUE... Click on the image for the details about this lovely kit __________________________________________ The second kit is named PROMISE OF SPRING Click on… Continue reading NEW Dimensional and Ribbon Embroidery Kits

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A New Silk Ribbon Embroidery KIT – Lady in Red

I have a beautiful new kit for you, and I think you are going to love it ♥  Lady in Red KIT Embroidered by the talented Karen Nell from Johannesburg, it features a clever way to make gorgeous three-dimensional roses and the sweetest teeny tiny butterflies and new ideas of how to create texture in your… Continue reading A New Silk Ribbon Embroidery KIT – Lady in Red

GIFT IDEAS, Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kits, What's New

Happy Flowers in Silk Ribbon

◕‿◕  A Lovely new kit for all creative and silk ribbon embroidery fans! The Primroses and Violets, Buttercups, Campions, Lady’s Smock, amongst others form such a happy picture, I am sure you will love making this one! The size of the panel is 9.5 cm x 13 cm ( 3.5 x 5 inches) a perfect… Continue reading Happy Flowers in Silk Ribbon

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The Flower Seller in Silk Ribbon Embroidery

It's the weekend again! Today I want to show you this lovely rendition of the Flower Seller in silk ribbon embroidery by the talented Christine Chan from Arcadia in California. Don't you think it's lovely? It's from the painting by Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) known as the Flower Seller in front of the Madeleine Church. Here… Continue reading The Flower Seller in Silk Ribbon Embroidery