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Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork
Author: Di Van Niekerk
Over 30 flower designs
A new edition of the best-selling book by renowned ribbon designer and embroider Di van Niekerk. There are over 30 models to teach you how to make beautiful embroidery and stumpwork motifs, while the techniques are explained with step-by-step photographs and instructions.
The new edition of this best-selling book, first published in 2004, is a must have for all lovers of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. It is suitable for first-time embroiderers as well as those who wish to brush up on certain techniques. In addition to modified text to suit techniques and materials available on the market today, the names and colours of the threads and ribbons used in the design have been updated. Also included are lots of new photographs and a completely new layout.
The book remains unique in its combination of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. The twelve panels are each individually explained with step-by-step photographs and instructions, including a comprehensive guide to all the needles, thread and ribbons required. There are over 30 models to learn from, making this the ideal book for anyone wishing to learn how to make many different flowers, leaves and little creatures in a gorgeous flower sampler. A comprehensive stitch glossary with illustrations of more than 40 stitches is an excellent reference that can be used for much more than just the book sampler.
The interesting techniques in this book can also be used for crazy patchwork, quilts, fibre arts, card making, making box lids and enhancing knitted and felted backgrounds or clothing and accessories.
– A new edition of the best-selling book by Di van Niekerk with new photographs and a completely new layout
– Over 30 models to learn from
– Includes a comprehensive stitch glossary with illustrations of more than 40 stitches