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Added Feb 12, 2012

by Lyubov Thompson

Dumont, New Jers...






Silk ribbon embroidery is making a name for itself. The background can be as simple a denim or as fancy as silk brocade. The point-counterpoint of the materials can make for drama or a softly melded pastel image. Techniques are evolving daily and you should never be afraid to experiment on your own. I usually look at the way a particular flower appears after I have tried a new pattern. If I like it, I practice. If I am not sure it is a good representation I look at how to make a change and bring more life into the petals or leaves.
I have begun to use small projects like those pictured here to modify the patterns I have learned from others. It allows me to try out new ways of twisting or attaching the ribbons.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Ethnic, Mod, Other
Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Eyelet, Organza, Other

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    Feb 13, 2012, 06.25 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    i once bought a book about this technique as i like it so much, but know, how complicated it is to be done. this is really so beautiful! my full admiration for that one!

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    Feb 12, 2012, 10.57 PMby olystyrene

    Wow! These are beautiful!!

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    Feb 12, 2012, 09.03 PMby jenny walker


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