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Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Designs & Techniques review List Price: $0 Deal Price : You Save : ( %) Or Click Here Detail : ASIN: 0855329483 Paperback Book Product Description-Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Designs & Techniques Over a hundred photographs demonstrate the techniques and clearly illustrate how to make roses, hollyhocks, geraniums, Canterbury bells, fuschias, lilies, irises, poppies, primulas, Chinese lanterns, and much more. Backgrounds can be painted to add perspective and interest to garden scenes, and to enhance still life arrangements. You can also learn how to colour ribbons and to create stems, branches, tree trunks, grasses and containers. From tiny buds and leaves to stunning bouquets of flowers and landscapes, this practical, easy-to-follow guide is packed with inspirational ideas and practical information. Related Product: - The Handbook of Silk Ribbon Embroidery - A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers - The Threads & Crafts book of Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork (Threads & Crafts) - Ribbon Embroidery With 178 Iron-On Transfers (Dover Iron-On Transfer Patterns) - Ribbonwork The Complete Guide: Technique Guide for Making Ribbon Flowers and Trimmings http://astore.amazon.com/konhollow-20/detail/0855329483 http://store.xiiiv.com/?t=silk-ribbon-embroidery-designs-techniques&i=0855329483 Customer Reviews: 56 of 56 people found the following review helpful Excellent Beginner's Book!, January 28, 2002 By Janis Becker (Caneadea, NY USA) This review is from: Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery (Paperback) This book will give you every bit of information you'll need to get started in silk ribbon embroidery. The step-by-step instructions and pictures are nearly as good as having a personal instructor! I was amazed by the amount of information packed into this thin book. You'll be able to make dozens of different types of stitches with the information you find here. This book is well planned and (surprisingly) covers even such details as painting in a background for your work! Worth every penny you pay for this book! 56 of 57 people found the following review helpful Great for beginners, November 2, 2001 By Eve Butterly (Dallas, TX) This review is from: Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery (Paperback) I would recommend this book for someone who has never done any ribbon embroidery at all. If you've done even a couple small projects, this might be too rudimentary for you. It has detailed photos and directions for 4 main stitches and photos of about 60 different flowers. (this seems like a lot, but it really isn't.) It also touches on stenciling and painting backgrounds, and matting and framing, which is novel. Only a few flowers have step-by-step instructions, but the rest aren't too hard to figure out from the detailed pictures. There are only a handful of project patterns included-- although those are very clear and easy to understand. Experienced sewers looking for something beyond the basics should choose another book. 44 of 44 people found the following review helpful Great Visual Guide for Beginners, January 14, 2005 By Carolyn Glass "Cabbie G" (Wenatchee, WA USA) This review is from: Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery (Paperback) This is a wonderful book if you're looking for a visual guide to help you get started. I had never done silk ribbon embroidery before, but I was easily able to create beautiful roses, leaves and stems. The many full color photos are taken very close up so you can really see each step clearly. After you've made a few petals and leaves, you'll see how easy it is to create stunningly beautiful embroideries using only a few, simple stitches. You'll also learn how to paint a background, and how to mount and frame your work.
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