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Welcome to my Blog. This a place to share and learn all things embroidery. Here I post inspirational stories and free lessons in the form of tutorials and guides. I also share tips, tricks and teach stitches and techniques.

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Folded Silk Ribbon Roses

I thought I would show you some lovely folded ribbon roses. . . How to make Folded Ribbon Roses .   . Folded Ribbon Roses Folded ribbon roses are made separately as illustrated below, and then attached to the background. Use needle and thread (insert the needle between the folded petals) and tidy or re-shape the rose. Ribbon stitch leaves made underneath the folded rose will lift the outer...

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Primroses and Violets

The beautiful Inspirations Magazine issue #115 | Primroses & Violets My favourite needlework magazine—the world's most beautiful needlework—issue #115 is now on the shelves and on the way to all subscribers! It features my Primroses and Violets project that I think you will enjoy making, I hope you will have as much fun as I had!What you will find in this issue...In this issue, you will find exquisite projects using...

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Beautiful Roses for you

♥ Spider-web and stem stitch roses Click on the images to enlarge First, make a spider-web rose to form the centre and then use stem stitches to form the outer petals. Work in a circular pattern around the centre with a gentle tension so the petals are soft and rounded. Have a look here for the spider-web rose and here for the stitch diagram of the stem stitch rose. Enjoy...

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