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Blog > Pansies and Bumblebees by the talented Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg

 

Pansies and Bumblebees by the talented Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg

  Hello, stitching world. I have something really gorgeous to share with you today by the much-respected ribbon embroiderer, Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg. I had the great pleasure of spending time with Olga when I visited her beautiful city and we got on so well, it felt like I had known her all my life.      OLGASMIRNOVASTPetersburg     Olga is an incredibly talented embroiderer and two of her masterpieces are featured in the beautiful book: Silk Ribbon Embroidery — A collaboration of artists from around the world that was published to showcase the winners of the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012.    And Olga has kindly shared this exquisite masterpiece with us.    Click on the images to enlarge   Pansies and Bumblebees by the talented Olga Smirnova from St Petersburg     And look at this masterpiece....     Pansies and Bumblebees by the talented Olga Smirnova from St     Don't you just love the way Olga has created the foreground with pale yellow and green woolly fibre?      Lovely texture     Here are the close-up pictures of the little bees - don't you just love them? Olga has cleverly used fine embroidery wool for the fluffy effect.   Click on the images to enlarge   Little bee 1   and...   Little bee 2     a happy little bee  :-)      Happy little bee     And look at her Pansies....     Pansies     And another....     More beautiful pansies     and a Yellow one...     Yellow Pansy     Look at the dimension!     Look at the dimension!         AndevenmorePansies       Thank you, Olga, for your generosity and for always sharing so willingly with embroiderers across the world.   We all salute you!   Soon I will show you other masterpieces by very talented artists across the world. You are most welcome to join to stay in touch with the latest updates or link up on Facebook and Twitter   Have a nice week and happy stitching!   Love Di      
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