Little flowers in silk and organza ribbon
by Di van Niekerk and Marina Zherdeva
Alluring and delicate, the flowers in this book will inspire and delight. If you love flowers, then this is just the book for you.
Little flowers will appeal to needle crafters, card makers, dress designers, anyone wanting to make flowers in silk and organza ribbon. Suitable for every occasion: framed on a wall, adorning a hat, a knitted bag, crochet scarf, beaded necklace, the lid of a jewellery box or that most special outfit of all — your wedding dress.
This irresistible step-by-step project book is all about making little flowers in silk and organza ribbon. Using a combination of thread, ribbon embroidery, stumpwork and other techniques, you can produce gorgeous poppies, sweet strawberry blossoms, delightful daffodils and a ring of daisies. Or enjoy creating magnificent wild roses and double roses, chamomiles and meadow grass in 3D with butterflies and bees and so much more.
Packed with information and many new techniques, this book will inspire every silk ribbon enthusiast, from the beginner to the advanced. All completed projects are smaller than A4 size and templates of all the original designs are included, with easy-to-follow instructions on how to layer the embroidery and stumpwork to achieve the exquisite three-dimensional effect.
An extensive range of step-by-step photographs as well as a complete gallery of stitches makes it virtually impossible to go wrong. The techniques are shown step-by-step in eight gorgeous projects…. something for everyone wanting to create with ribbon.