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Blog > Silk ribbon

Technicoloured Dream Box of Ribbon

♪♫♪♫ A New Release  A lovely gift box of my silk ribbons is now available from the amazing Inspirations Studios - home to the world's most beautiful needlework.  A limited-edition collection of hand-painted silk ribbons by Di van Niekerk.   16 dreamy shades: Candy Floss, Lilac, Snapdragon, Cerise, Custard, Lavender, Sunny Green, Kiwi Green, Peace Rose, Bridesmaid, Old Gold, Shrub, Strelitzia, Rose, Blue Green and Lemongrass A colour for everything,...

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A gifted textile artist Betty Pillsbury

  ♥ Good morning everyone — it’s another beautiful sunny day in Cape Town. Colder in the mornings and at night, but the glorious sunshine makes up for it! To brighten up your day I have something special to show you by Betty Pillsbury from America   Click on the image to enlarge       Betty Pillsbury is a textile artist and instructor and lives in the beautiful northern...

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