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Something really special by Lyudmila Deineko

  ♫♬♪  Hello stitching world — it’s been another cold and rainy day in Cape Town and to brighten up your day, I have something really special to show you by Lyudmila Deineko from Perm.   It's a magnificent wreath of roses in ribbon embroidery, for a special time of the year 🙂    … Continue reading Something really special by Lyudmila Deineko

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Single-knotted stitch

  Single-knotted stitch   is a lovely stitch to use when you need a frilly texture - whether it be in the centre of a flower, for a lacy dress or jersey or a little dog. It is also useful for making other furry creatures and teddy bears.   Click on image to enlarge  … Continue reading Single-knotted stitch

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Embroidering the letters of a word, name or sentence

Embroidering letters Making letters and words in silk ribbon embroidery   Good afternoon stitching world ♪♫♬♪ Today, I thought I would show you something about embroidering letters to form words, names, and sentences. When you need a personalised gift for a special occasion or to make a decorative piece for your home, then words, names,… Continue reading Embroidering the letters of a word, name or sentence

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A free pattern to brighten up your day…

Hi everybody – hope you are having a good day ♥ I have a pattern for your collection to brighten up your day … Make a card or gift tag for a thank you gift. Print it onto paper or fabric for a special friend. Once embroidered, add it onto a beanie or a bib.… Continue reading A free pattern to brighten up your day…

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How to make a Butterfly in 3-D Embroidery

Hello, stitching world! It is a stunning day in Cape Town and it's difficult to think about working, but I have not written a blog for quite a while. Have been busy with some beautiful new projects and I have been doing step-by-step photography to show embroiderers how it is done. I often wonder if… Continue reading How to make a Butterfly in 3-D Embroidery

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Beautiful Roses for you

♥ Spider-web and stem stitch roses Click on the images to enlarge First, make a spider-web rose to form the centre and then use stem stitches to form the outer petals. Work in a circular pattern around the centre with a gentle tension so the petals are soft and rounded. Have a look here for the… Continue reading Beautiful Roses for you

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery-How to Make a Tansy Fairy

Good morning! Today I have a beautiful Fairy to show you…I am sure that many of you will enjoy seeing her, as she is doing what we all love best — embroidery   The Tansy Flower Fairy™, embroidered by the talented Marina Zherdeva from Moscow. This is the original artwork by Cicely Mary Barker… And… Continue reading Silk Ribbon Embroidery-How to Make a Tansy Fairy