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Blog > Olga Smirnova

A Ballerina.....

Hello everybody  ♥   I thought I would introduce you to a gifted embroiderer: Olga Smirnova from Saint-Petersburg in Russia   She made this exquisite ballerina and this is sure to brighten up your day! Click on the images to enlarge Here it is framed - don't you just love the frame too? The close-up details are below. A bouquet ... The dancer ... The shoes ... White Roses ... and......

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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.      ...

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Sunny Flowers by Olga Smirnova

  Sunny Flowers by Olga Smirnova   Hello! Today I have some beautiful embroideries to show you by the talented ribbon embroiderer, Olga Smirnova, from St. Petersburg.   I had the great pleasure of spending time with Olga when I visited her beautiful city and I was so impressed with her work!   Olga kindly shared more of her beautiful work with us today.   Click on the images...

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Silk Ribbon Roses by Olga Smirnova

  Hello! Today I have a beauty to show you by Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg. A work of art in silk ribbon titled: Stop and Smell the Roses.   I had the great pleasure of spending time with Olga when I visited her beautiful city and I just liked her so much!   She is an incredibly talented embroiderer and two of her masterpieces are featured in the...

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Beautiful embroidery from St Petersburg, Russia

  Greetings from St. Petersburg in Russia :)   I am spending time with embroiderers from St. Petersburg today and I thought you would like to see some beautiful pieces by two very gifted stitchers: Valentina Razenkova and Olga Smirnova.   I spent the day with Valentina yesterday and with my very special friend and stockist, Marina Zherdeva, who travelled through from Moscow. It was a very special day...

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