Embroidered Silk Ribbon Treasures

Embroidered Silk Ribbon Treasures
Title: Embroidered Silk Ribbon Treasures
Helen Dafter
Description: A bind-up of the two popular books by Helen Dafter, Embroidered Treasures for Silk Ribbon Books 1 and 2, this book combines all the wonderful projects in one volume. Now 20 projects are together, with full instructions, templates and colour plates. A great book for anyone interested in silk ribbon embroidery.
No. of pages: 184
Cover type: Paperback
Trim size: 280 x 210mm
Colour type: Colour pics
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 347 0
RRP: A$29.99


Materials and techniques: Ribbons; Storage of Ribbons; Stranded Threads; Needles; Scissors; Fabric Marking Pens; Embroidery Hoops; Fabric Choice; Pretreatment of Fabric; Transferring Designs. 
A guide to stitching: Threading the Needle; Knotting the Ribbon; Maintaining the right tension; Working Parts of Flowers in Order; Creating Perspective; Ending Off.
The Stitches: Basic Ribbon Stitch; Extended Ribbon Stitch; Couched Ribbon Stitch; Side Ribbon Stitch; French Knot; Loop Stitch; Fly Stitch; Straight Stitch; Spiderweb or Woven Rose; Stem Stitch; Pistil Stitch; Feather Stitch; Formation of Flower Buds; Formation of Spider Web.
Painted Backgrounds. 
Introduction to the Projects.
Guide to Projects.
Projects: Linen with Lavender; Embroidered Lidded Boxes; Antique Bolster Cushion; Nanna’s Knee Rug; Floral tea Cosy; Lady’s Lingerie Bag; Garden Lampshade; Blooming Baskets; Doily Storage Sachet; Shh! The Fairies are Home; Sewing Basket; Hot Water Bottle Cover with Violas; Rustic Serving Tray; Lady’s Silk Rose Toiletry Bag; Rose Sampler Cushion; Gift Sachets; Playtime in the Garden; Velvet Draught Bolster; The Bounty of Spring; Spring Border.
Materials and techniques. A guide to stitching. The stitches. Painted Backgrounds. Projects: Linen with Lavender. Embroidered Lidded Boxes. Antique Bolster Cushion. Nanna’s Knee Rug. Floral tea Cosy. Lady’s Lingerie Bag. Garden Lampshade. Blooming Baskets
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