1. Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork Book (RES)



The fifth book from the pen of well-known South African embroiderer designer, Di van Niekerk.


This book is a must-have for all lovers of silk ribbon embroidery and stumpwork.

It is suitable for first-time embroiderers as well as those who wish to learn brand new techniques.

It’s unique in its combination of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork and offers the following :

The twelve panels of this outstanding design are each individually explained with step-by-step photographs and instructions, including a comprehensive guide to all needles, thread and ribbon required.



It includes several new techniques for experienced embroiderers.

A comprehensive stitch glossary with colourful illustrations of more than 40 stitches.

General information about stumpwork techniques. More than 30 floral designs to choose from.

♫♬♪♫ This is the perfect book for those wishing to learn about silk ribbon embroidery and how to add three-dimensional effects in design.

Have a look here for some close-up photographs of this lovely sampler.

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Note: to order the RES book in Afrikaans, please click here

Covers English

Click here to download the names and codes of the ribbons and threads for the old, classic volume (on the left) RES book.

Note: The new, updated version does not require you to download a list.



Names and codes for the Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork RES book