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Perfect for beginners, this project guide features step-by-step instructions and stunning close-up photography for more than 30 flower designs in a wide variety of styles. A comprehensive tutorial on techniques covers all of the basic skills needed to make beautiful ribbon flowers, including how to handle and work with ribbon, transfer a design to fabric using a template, and paint ribbons and backgrounds to achieve different effects. Each design includes a template and diagrams while inspirational ideas for ...
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Overview


Perfect for beginners, this project guide features step-by-step instructions and stunning close-up photography for more than 30 flower designs in a wide variety of styles. A comprehensive tutorial on techniques covers all of the basic skills needed to make beautiful ribbon flowers, including how to handle and work with ribbon, transfer a design to fabric using a template, and paint ribbons and backgrounds to achieve different effects. Each design includes a template and diagrams while inspirational ideas for variations on the main design expand the range and style of the projects. Information on ribbon stitches and gathering techniques and types of materials rounds out this useful reference.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This fabulous book showcases Ann Cox's exquisite renditions of flowers using silk ribbon embroidery."  —Flair

"It's a fantastic, inspirational book for flower lovers and silk ribbon embroiderers alike."  —Machine Knitting Monthly

"The illustrations are exquisite, so detailed and wonderfully executed. All the techniques are carefully explained and all stages from choosing materials to tips for finishing off are covered."  —West Country Embroiderer's

"Flowers are a perennial favourite for embroiderers, and it's easy to see why. From Aquilegia to Zantedeschia, Ann Cox uses silk ribbon to create a wide range of blooms."  —Stitch Magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844489978
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/1/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 342,850
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Ann Cox is a silk ribbon embroidery designer who runs her own company selling silk ribbons and kits. She is the author of "The Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery," "Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Designs & Techniques," and "Silk Ribbon Greeting Cards."
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  • Posted May 13, 2012

    Fabulous!

    The extreme closeups are awesome and instructions excellent! This book is a must have in my collection and I have most of them. Wish I had discovered Ann Cox sooner.

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