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A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers

$30

by Ann Cox

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 20 October 2013
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844489978
  • Carton Qty: 24
  • Size: 8.5 x 11.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: $30
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From Aquilegia to Zantedeschia, Ann Cox's accomplished renditions of flowers using silk ribbon embroidery are showcased in this exquisite book.

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From Aquilegia to Zantedeschia, Ann Cox's accomplished renditions of flowers using silk ribbon embroidery are showcased in this exquisite book. It begins with a comprehensive techniques section that includes all the basic techniques you need to know to make all the flowers in the book, including materials; how to handle and work with ribbon; transferring a design to the fabric using a template; the various ribbon stitches and gathering techniques used; and painting ribbons and backgrounds to achieve different effects. The main body of the book then describes clearly how to create thirty-two different flowers, including leaves, stems and buds, using detailed step-by-step instructions and stunning close-up photography. Each design has a template, and diagrams and ideas for variations on the main design are also included where necessary. A fantastic, inspirational book for flower lovers and silk ribbon embroiderers alike.

A unique and inspirational book
An exquisite collection of thirty-two different flowers
All the techniques are carefully explained using clear step-by-step photographs

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Materials10
Painting ribbons14
Painting backgrounds18
Transferring the design20
Basic ribbon techniques22
Straight stitch26
Ribbon stitch29
Gathering techniques32
French knots34
Lazy daisy stitch35
Using threads36
Finishing off41
The Flowers:42
Aquilegia44
Aster46
Buddleia48
Chrysanthemum50
Crambe54
Delphinium56
Digitalis58
Erica60
Euphorbia62
Fuchsia64
Galanthus68
Hydrangea70
Iris72
Jasminum74
Kniphofia76
Lathyrus78
Lavandula80
Monarda82
Narcissus86
Orchid90
Papaver94
Pelargonium98
Prunus100
Rosa102
Scabiosa106
Tropaeolum108
Ursinnia112
Viola114
Wisteria116
Xeranthemum120
Yucca122
Zantedeschia124
Index128

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