Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery

by Ann Cox

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Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery by Ann Cox

Learn how to create exquisite, delicately embroidered silk ribbon flowers, including foxgloves, roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums, primroses, geraniums, irises, poppies... and much more.
A small selection of stitches are used to create a wide variety of flowers.
All the techniques are explained in detailed step-by-step sequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782211600
Publisher: Search Press
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 251,908
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

First and foremost, Ann Cox is a silk ribbon embroidery designer who runs her own company selling silk ribbons and kits. She teaches at colleges of further education, takes classes in her own studio and gives talks to clubs and guilds. She is also a professional cake decorator, a very keen gardener and is interested in many other crafts, especially those relating to flowers. Ann lives with her husband, Ashley, in a small viallage near Southampton in Hampshire. Ann has her own website : http://www.anncoxsilkribbons.co.uk/

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Tools and materials 8
Embroidering with silk ribbons 12
Spring flowers 26
Bouquet of roses 32
Country garden 36
Poppies and wheat 38
Blackberries 41
Stencilling a background 42
Painting a background 44
Mounting and framing 46
Index 48

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