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Blog > Silk ribbon embroidery competition

Announcement next week of winners 2012 International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition

  Good Morning stitching world :)   [caption id="attachment_11516" align="alignnone" ] A Beautiful place... Box Full of lessons 9[/caption]     Just to let you know that the winners of the 2012 International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition will be announced next week!   Good luck everyone, I am holding thumbs for all of you! Love Di ♥ 31 January 2013: and the winners have been announced! Congratulations everyone :)...

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A little girl in silk ribbon embroidery

  Good morning stitching world ♥ I have a lovely piece to show you by Carol Bianconi from Huntington Beach in California: Girl Reaching — one of my favourite designs.   Don’t you just love her? Click on the image to enlarge     Carol has entered her work for the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery 2012 competition and she has kindly offered to share it with you to help brighten up your...

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A Very Beautiful place

  Good morning stitching world :-))   I hope you are having a good week so far. How time flies, don't you think?   Today I have a spectacular version of A Beautiful Place to inspire you ♥   This exquisite Box Full of Lessons 9 is now discontinued as the license has expired, but for those who were fortunate enough to have already purchased the panel, these tips will help....    ...

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Olive the Owl

  Good Morning, Goeie more, HOWDY, Buon Giorno, Bonjour, Guten Morgen, Selamat Pagi, Buenos Dias, God Morgen, Dobroye utro, Boker tov, kunjhani, Buenos Días, Wilujeng Enjing, Günaydin, Umhlala gahle, Bom Dia, добро утр-dobro utro,  Dobro jutro, G 'day, Góðan daginn, בוקר טוב!!!, Hyvää huomenta, Dzień Dobry, Sugeng Enjing, Cao An, Ohayo Gozaimasu,  Labas Rytas,  Bună Dimineaţa, ДОБЪР ДЕН, sanibonani, sugeng dalu, Marhaba, Salutari, Tere hommikust!  :-))   I thought...

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Smell the roses

  ♥♫♥♫♥ G’day, hope you are having a good Wednesday.  This beautiful piece will surely make your day a happier one :)    Click on the image to enlarge   Embroidered by the extremely talented Emma Kriegler, it is one of the new kits in the Dreamscapes series.   To read more about the Dreamscapes 2012 you are welcome to read my latest newsletter here:   https://shop.dicraft.com/blog/january-2012/   Happy...

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Fourth Prize ….. International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition

    Fourth prize 2011   Hulya Gondur Sonmez, (Belsu-Crafturk) Istanbul, Turkey  for her entry of a combination of Dreamscapes designs: WHLE25 and WH123 – the bicycles. Hulya has won a prize to the value of R3700.00 and her entry will feature in the beautiful Stitches Magazine        

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Third Prize ….. International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition

    Third prize 2011   Marlize Meyer (Flowers & Thyme Studio) Pretoria, South Africa for her entry: WHLE54 – Ballerina at ease Marlize has won a prize to the value of R3800.00 and her entry will feature in the beautiful Inspirations Magazine.

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Second Prize .... International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition.

  Second prize 2011 Maria de Graaff, Mossel Bay, South Africa for her entry of Garden Pond (Box full of lessons 7) Congratulations! Maria has won a prize to the value of R4000.00 and her entry will feature in the beautiful  Stitches Magazine

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First prize ... International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition. Annamaria Kelly

    First prize 2011   Annamaria Kelly, Johannesburg, South Africa for her entry: WHLE25 – Country Garden.           Congratulations! Annamaria has won a prize to the value of R6000.00 and her entry will feature in the beautiful Inspirations Magazine issue #74 out in second quarter of 2012    If you are interested in the panel and the list of ribbons that were used in...

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African Sunset...

Good morning stitching world    ♥           I hope you all had a good weekend. It is a beautiful day in Cape Town and I thought — to brighten up your day — I would show you this lovely African Sunset by Andre Bester... The newsletter is going out today about the winners of the competition. Werner is working on it at this moment, and he will...

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