If you’re into ribbon embroidery, then you’re going to love this announcement from Di van Niekerk:
There’s a super new Bonus for you this month! For every order that you place over R950.00 (just over 100 US Dollars) you
Gerry Krueger‘s technique for creating these silk-ribbon fuchsias approaches stumpwork in that she creates all the parts and then assembles them onto her work. Beautiful results! Find out more about how she does it at her Older Rose blog …
When Manya of Humming Needles saw her silk-ribbon heart featured here on CraftGossip, she decided to give all of us a valentine gift and share her design! Thank you, Manya, for spreading the love! Go to her blog post …
Manya of Humming Needles says this heart “just happened.” She says a heart-shaped clothing tag, a bit of silk cut too small for another project. I say a whole lot of needle skill and talent — that’s how things like …
Stefanie of Craftside gives us the rundown on their book The Complete Photo Guide to Needleworkby Linda Wyszynski. And as a special treat, she shares a page of the book that demos how to stitch ribbon rosebuds. Check out …
Marjolein of Threads and Patches shares her technique for creating ribbonwork pansies. It’s not as hard as the finished results suggest. See her tutorial.
This gorgeous seasonal design is a gift for you from embroidery artist Di van Niekerk. Her e-newsletter says,
Use your free design to embroider a card or a pincushion, print a card or make gift wrap. Whatever you do
I already had a craft crush on Kathy Shaw of Shawkl. But now it’s full-blown true love. How generous can one stitcher be! Kathy had to put together a basic stitch guide for silk-ribbon embroidery to support her students, so …
Ros of Jahit Jahitan lets us look over her shoulder as she combines punchneedle, embroidery, and silk-ribbon embroidery. Gorgeous. Go to Ros’ post to see more images.
Needle artist Trish Burr interviews the queen of ribbon embroidery, our beloved Di van Niekerk. Go to Trish’s post to learn a bit more about the artist behind all those gorgeous roses.
No one does silk-ribbon roses like Di van Niekerk! She’s sharing images of some of her latest beauties–created for a new book about silk-ribbon embroidery on hand-felted backgrounds–at her blog. Check them out.
Susan S of Wisconsin created this block for the Crazy-Quilt Journal Project. My eyes are drawn instantly to the gorgeous organza ribbon flowers at the center, and as they I travel around the block I find one delicious surprise after …
Tiny, simple, and perfect. Pinta creates a nosegay of roses with just a few clever stitches of silk ribbon. Genius. See more views at her blog post.
This crazy-quilt block by Ati of Ati on the Crazy Road has many lovely features, but I am especially impressed by her silk-ribbon snowdrops (lower right corner). I haven’t seen this flower rendered in SRE before, and I totally intend …
Allie Aller demos how to create dimensional herringbone stitch with silk ribbon. See her tute.