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Monograms in silk ribbon embroidery Don't you love the colours in this monogram by Carman Chan from Hong Kong? Carman is a student of Annisa Lam's Dancing Needles Studio in Hong Kong and she kindly shared her beautiful monograms with us.Carman wrote: "Appreciate your beautiful panel designs and your books which give me ideas on how to fill in the details!" Here is her beautiful letter C from page 64 of...
Here is a sweet little piece of silk ribbon embroidery by Deborah Hastings from High Bickington in Devon. It was for her mum’s 86th birthday. Debbie used my range of silk ribbons and the ideas from my Monograms and Words book where the techniques are shown with the letter Z and in the poppy cameo panel. Thank you, Debbie, for sharing and I hope to...
This lovely kit contains the following: Letter E - KIT Ribbon Pack contains 4 packets of Di´s hand-painted ribbons: 1 x Di van Niekerk's 2mm Silk ribbon 2 x Di van Niekerk's 4mm Silk ribbon 1 x Di van Niekerk's 7mm Silk ribbon The Thread Pack contains 3 skeins of thread and 1 metallic thread: 1 x Silk thread...
Please note: These are both are the same book. About these books Each letter is beautifully reproduced in watercolour with clear instructions for transferring the designs on to fabric. The step-by-step demonstrations show you the basic techniques, accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams and close-up photography of the embroideries. The book is highly versatile and can be used with many languages - there is no limit to the letters, words...
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