Ribbon Embroidery

Ribbon Embroidery

Book - 1996
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Thousands are discovering the exquisite effects that can be achieved through the exciting new range of ribbon colors and textures. Get in on the fun. Try these 30 elegant projects specially designed to help explore ribbon basics, and then combine them with cross stitch and canvaswork to create ribbon embroidery at its best. Start with the tips on choosing background fabrics and a guided tour to today's vast choices of types of ribbon. Then follow the instructions on how to work with ribbon to create the samplers displayed in life-size full-color samplers. Closeup drawings show how to use ribbon creatively by gathering and weaving it onto the surface of the fabric to make beautifully delicate flowers and foliage that you can enhance with beadwork and surface embroidery; or stitch the ribbon through the fabric to produce a totally different, almost painterly effect. Apply your newfound skills to all sorts of items you want to decorate: cards, pictures, bags, boxes, sewing accessories, and clothing. Projects include a sewing-box set with gathered ribbon flowers; ribbon-embroidered boxes; a personalized wedding card with a garland of hear
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, 1996
ISBN: 9780715304334
071530433X
Branch Call Number: 746.44 ASH 1996
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Woolsey, Jackie

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