Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery.pdf
Learn how to create exquisite, delicately embroidered silk ribbon flowers, including foxgloves, roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums, primroses, geraniums, irises, poppies...and much more. A small selection of stitches are used to create a wide variety of flowers. All the techniques are explained in detailed step-by-step sequences.
First and foremost, Ann Cox is a silk ribbon embroidery designer who runs her own company selling silk ribbons and kits. She teaches at colleges of further education, takes classes in her own studio and gives talks to clubs and guilds. She is also a professional cake decorator, a very keen gardener and is interested in many other crafts, especially those relating to flowers. Ann lives with her husband, Ashley, in a small viallage near Southampton in Hampshire. Ann has her own website : http://www.anncoxsilkribbons.co.uk/
Introduction 4 Tools and materials 8 Embroidering with silk ribbons 12 Spring flowers 26 Bouquet of roses 32 Country garden 36 Poppies and wheat 38 Blackberries 41 Stencilling a background 42 Painting a background 44 Mounting and framing 46 Index 48