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Folded ribbon roses from Georgia

    Folded ribbon roses...     Hello stitching world ♥     On this beautiful Monday, I have a lovely piece to show you — Roses by Keti Navrozashvili from Tbilisi, Georgia in the Caucasus region of Eurasia….     Keti wrote to me  “My name is Keti; I am 37 years old from Georgia (a country).… Continue reading Folded ribbon roses from Georgia

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How to make a little nest….

  How to make a cute little nest..   Hello ♫♬♪ – can you believe it is weekend again.   Last week I taught you how to use woolly fibre for a little bird and I promised to show you how to make the little nest 🙂    Note:  This tutorial is from chapter 13 in… Continue reading How to make a little nest….

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How to use woolly fibre to create a little bird…

     How to use woolly fibre to create a little bird   Hello ♫♬♪ it’s weekend!     Today I will show you how to make a little bird with woolly fibre...    Click on the images to enlarge.   This method creates a fluffy texture…. and you won’t have to fill in all… Continue reading How to use woolly fibre to create a little bird…

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Shaping stitches made in ribbon…

  Shaping stitches made with ribbon ....   Ever wondered how to make leaves and petals look more realistic?   Essentially, you can use needle, thread and tiny stitches to “show” the ribbon what you want it to do — how you want it positioned on the design.     Gently lift the stitch up… Continue reading Shaping stitches made in ribbon…

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Folded ribbon roses…

  Some ideas for the Folded Ribbon Rose …   I received a message from a viewer on YouTube and she said:   “it’s super cute, thank you, after doing this can I take the rose from the fabric to put it in a hair clip? Do u have any ideas how to make it… Continue reading Folded ribbon roses…

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A little Fairy….

  Good afternoon Stitching World ♫♬♪♫♬♪♫♬♪ …hope you are having a good day      Today I thought I would show you how to make a little girl’s hair and a lovely flower garland.       This example is from the little girl fairy in the Black Medick Fairies design from my Flower Fairy ™ book…… Continue reading A little Fairy….

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A Favour

    A Favour   Good morning ♫♬♪♫♬   I just love the simplicity of this design.   Here, silk ribbon embroidery was used for the roses, the rose leaves and the green railing.         Simple stitches were used to embellish her dress and her hair was made by stitching it with… Continue reading A Favour

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Knotting ribbon …

  Making a looped knot   Step 1 Thread the ribbon onto a needle.   To make a looped knot at the end of the ribbon: fold the long end of the ribbon once or twice and pierce it with the threaded needle....     Click on the images to enlarge        … Continue reading Knotting ribbon …

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Threading ribbon …

    Threading ribbon:   Step 1 Use a chenille or tapestry needle that has a large (long) enough eye for the ribbon to fit into....   Click on images to enlarge                     Step 2 Pierce end of the ribbon that you inserted into the needle....… Continue reading Threading ribbon …

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A little lesson on Dreamscapes design – WH06 (the curtain)

Hi everybody – hope you are enjoying your Tuesday 🙂 Today I thought I would teach you some of the sections from the  Dreamscapesdesign – WH06 (the curtain) [singlepic id=856 w=620 h=540 float=center] About the curtain The curtain was made with 38mm organza ribbon number 103. There are two drops for this curtain. 1. Cut… Continue reading A little lesson on Dreamscapes design – WH06 (the curtain)