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Hi! My name is Di van Niekerk, the artist and designer behind Dicraft Embroidery. I am also a professional fibre arts instructor and author and have specialised in dimensional embroidery, ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. I love how these forms bring art to life.
The Dicraft team carefully prepares and exports popular products, lessons and books for anyone wanting to learn how to do all kinds of creative embroidery like silk ribbon embroidery and stumpwork, needle painting and thread work. We create specially prepared needlecraft kits and panels and a lovely range of hand-painted silk and organza ribbons for embroiderers, studios and shops all over the world.
Here I share inspirational stories and free lessons in the form of tutorials and guides. I also share needlework tips, tricks and I teach stitches and techniques that you may find helpful. It is a great resource for any creative wanting to learn or find inspiration for their embroidery. See the Blog tab at the top of this page. Below are a few of my latest blog posts. Enjoy!
Hi, hello! I’m back from hiking amongst the wildflowers on the West Coast not far out of...
Hi, hello! I promised to show you how to make an orange tree and at the same time, I will...
It can be anything Dicraft has inspired whether you have used my ribbons, designs, kits, books, lessons, tutorials or if we inspired any of your own pieces.
Looking forward to see your lovely work!
Have a look at some of my Instagram posts below...
Learn how to create your very own masterpiece - the easy way. All of us at Dicraft enjoy creating for you to learn and to enjoy yourself too!
My order has arrived quicker than I get deliveries from U.K. shops! Many thanks. The organza ribbons are delicious colours. Thank you so much.
My beautiful purple rain picture has arrived! And a gift! What a surprise. Many thanks for the monogram and thread. Such gorgeous colours!
I have received my parcel and can’t wait to start stitching. Your products are fabulous as always. Thank you so very very much for ALL the lovely gifts, what a wonderful surprise.
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