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Hello Stitching World ◕‿◕ Today I have a lovely piece to show you ....Jacqui O'Connell JK3 Roses, Fuchsias, hydrangeas & Jasmine that will surely inspire you today.Click on the image to enlargeJacqui is a very talented teacher and stockist from her studio: Ribbon Room in Randburg, Johannesburg and she kindly wrote a list of what she used to create this lovely piece.The Fuchsias and the Hydrangea...and the Rose and Jasmine...You can purchase the A4 size panel (the same size that Jacqui used) here.List of Materials Required:Di van Niekerk’s Silk Ribbons:4 mm ribbon - #131, #1427 mm ribbon - #38, #81, #88, #103, #138, #14313 mm ribbon - #10832 mm ribbon – #108,Di van Niekerk’s Organza Ribbon:15 mm ribbon - #108DMC Threads: six-strand cotton thread#370, #420, #520, #642, #928, #3022, #3032, #3363, #3364, #3687Other:
Pink Cake Decorating Stamens
Glitter Glue in Mother of Pearl colour
Madeira Metallic thread #300 or any white metallic thread.
Method:Leaves and Stems
Use 7 mm silk ribbon #143 and 13 mm silk ribbon #140 and make Ribbon Stitches. Secure with DMC #642 thread.
Stems: With a combination of DMC thread #3032, #520, #3022, make the stems in Stem Stitch.
Make the brown stems in the same way, but use 4 mm silk ribbon #131.
Do in 4 mm silk ribbon # 142 in combination of ribbon stitch and Lazy Daisy stitches.
2 x Green Stems below Purple Violets:
2 mm Silk Ribbon #17
7 mm Silk Ribbon #103 in ribbon stitches with centre in DMC thread #3687
Jasmine on Table:
7 mm Silk Ribbon #103 in ribbon stitch
Long petals and buds: 7 mm Silk Ribbon #138
Trumpets: 15 mm Organza ribbon #108 with gathered stitch
Pink stamens in centre to be secured with invisible thread.
Two open Roses:
32 mm Silk Ribbon #108 centres folded with loose petals secured with Fray Check and rolled with Glue Stick.
Attach all with DMC thread #3687
Rosebud on Table (Left):
32 mm Silk Ribbon #108 folded centre with loose leaves attached as for open roses
Rosebuds (Closed Left):
Large bud: Felt covered with 13 mm silk ribbon #108.
Two smaller buds: 7 mm Silk Ribbon #38
Outline with Madeira Metallic thread #300 and add horizontal lines on the vase.
Enhance the above with Glitter Glue in Mother of Pearl colour.
I hope you enjoyed seeing this lovely piece and thank you, dear Jacqui, for sharing your talent with all of us.Have a good Monday!LoveDiPS. This beautiful design, painted by Jill Kirstein and embroidered by Emma Kriegler, is also available in the larger (A3) size in kit-form. You are welcome to read more about it here.