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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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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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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

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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 stumpwork Hydrangeas

  Hello, Stitching World ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ Would you like to add more dimension to your embroidery? This tutorial will help show you how easy it is ♥ How to make Stumpwork Hydrangeas I have some new photos of a favourite technique and for those who are learning for the first time or refreshing their skills, here… Continue reading How to make stumpwork Hydrangeas

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Feel Like a New Project?

Feel like a new project? This is a most enjoyable one – Floral Vista with easy to follow downloadable instructions, suitable for the complete beginner to silk ribbon embroidery. It is a generously large kit so you’ll have lots of ribbon and thread left over for the future. Have a look here for more details​... … Continue reading Feel Like a New Project?

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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