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Blog > A little girl in silk ribbon embroidery

  Good morning stitching world I have a lovely piece to show you by Carol Bianconi from Huntington Beach in California: Girl Reaching — one of my favourite designs.   Don’t you just love her? Click on the image to enlarge     Carol has entered her work for the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery 2012 competition and she has kindly offered to share it with you to help brighten up your day :)   Click on the image to enlarge         I just love the little girl’s hair     Carol wrote to me: “I started this project as soon as it was shown on  your website.  It is still not framed, but thought you might enjoy seeing another version of what I am sure will be many, many more versions.   My name is Carol Bianconi and I have avidly been stitching (hardanger and silk ribbon) for the past seven years.  The first project I did was the Red Clover Flower Fairy  which I entered into a judged Embroidery Guild of America Show in Palos Verdes, California.  The piece received a third place.    The Maiden with the Horse received a second place ribbon.  This will be submitted in their 2014 Show.    I have also completed the Peacock featured in one of your e mails.  Lovely pieces.  I do enjoy your books (all of which I own) and always look forward to your featured project in your emails.”    Close up detail… click on the image to enlarge       Close up of trees by Carol Bianconi.. I love the texture of her trees:       Thank you Carol, for making our day and for sharing your talent with all of us  I wish you the best of luck in the competition!     Enjoy your week everyone and happy stitching   Love   Di    
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