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Blog > Lovely gifts by Dagmar Thiel from Germany

  Hello stitching world ◕‿◕ hope you are well and happy. I have some fabulous inspiration for you today by the extremely talented Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany.   Dagmar wrote:   The parcel has arrived today and I am sooooooooooo happy! I finally have the books even with a personal dedication from you. That is great! I am so proud and happy! And I can´t wait to start all the projects. My husband immediately liked the Orange tree in the "Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork" book and I guess I will start with this one.   I am familiar with stumpwork techniques as I participated in 2 stumpwork classes in London, Hampton Court Palace, at the Royal School of Needlework and the Embroiderer´s Guild a while ago.   I also practised some medieval Goldwork when I copied a 15th century embroidery of a chasuble......with many, many tiny stitches in couching techniques with golden thread and needle painting with silk thread.    Gold work by Dagmar Thiel     I am new to silk ribbon embroidery but also practised some smaller flowers and now want to learn more from your books... (see the pictures...these were presents which I have created for the guests of my birthday party)   Click on the image to enlarge    1-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany     Let me also thank you for the gifts which you have added! Again, I am so excited and happy!   I wrote to Dagmar to tell her how impressed I was with her gorgeous pieces and to ask her if I could share her beautiful gifts with all of you and she replied:   “Thanks a lot for your compliments for my work. These were my first steps and projects with silk ribbon embroidery. I am excited to now climb the next level :-)    I have visited your Facebook site already and I am looking forward check out networking and get inspired by what others create... It´s a pity you are so far away. I would love to participate in some workshops.   It´s a lovely sunny day today here in Germany and I will go out now enjoy late summer sunshine... This evening I will plan my next project from your Roses book......or the orange tree...???  :-)....   Best regards, Dagmar”   Click on the images to enlarge      2-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany     And here is each individual piece that Dagmar made for her friends. Don't you think they are lovely?      3-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany       4-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany       5-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany         6-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany       7-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany       8-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany       9-by Dagmar Thiel from Beerfelden in Germany     I hope her talent with silk ribbon will take Dagmar very far and I look forward to seeing what she makes from the Roses and RES books!   Thank you Dagmar for sharing your talent with all of us and have a good day today stitching world!   Until next time.....   Happy Stitching Everybody, maybe Dagmar's ideas will inspire you to make lovely gifts for your special friends!   Love Di   love    
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