Silk Ribbon

Floral panel, Wild Sorghum, snail and Lion Mum Daisy

Wild sorghum, snail and lion mane daisy

Wild Sorghum, snail and Lion Mane Daisy

I decided to give the daisy more of a Lion Mane look than a Shasta Daisy. Silk ribbon used: petals are Silk River color 268 which has speckles of rusty-red throughout the yellow …

Floral panel, Fuchsia flowers

Fuchsia Flowers

Fuchsia Flowers

These Fuchsia flowers and buds are quite different from the suggested style shown within Di van Niekerk’s book for this floral panel. They are more like the ones that we have locally.

These Fuchsia flowers and buds are …

Floral panel, tall flowers

Agapanthus, Beetle Daisey, Delphinium, Hollyhock

Agapanthus, Beetle Daisey, Delphinium, Hollyhock

The flowers of the red Hollyhocks are detached buttonhole using a strand of Caron Wildflower cotton, color 219 Cardinal. Eyes of the flowers are a sunflower yellow tube type length of chained thread called French …

Jasmine Branches

Jasmine Flowers

Yesterday I walked through our frozen back yard to check out the forsythia bushes hoping to find a branch of fat buds that I could bring indoors and force to bloom … nothing. Though, surprisingly I found healthy green leaves …

Iris, rock roses and forget-me-nots

Yellow Iris

I did not like the floppy irises shown within the instruction book for this section and decided to change them to look more like the irises shown in Ann Cox’s A-Z of Silk ribbon flowers book.

The Iris stems (twisted …

Panies and Tulips, silk ribbon flowers

Pansies and Tulips

Stumpwork Pansies, Silk Ribbon Tulips and a stumpwork flying insect.

I sure did drag my feet getting started on stitching this panel of the Di van NieKerk design.

pansy wip

The Pansy petals and leaves.

I am not much for …

Flower Panel, Silk Ribbon Embroidery

flower panel three to go

Designer: Di van Niekerk Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Printed Flower Design and Book

This worked piece is a Di van Niekerk design. I purchased the printed design fabric and the book for this design from her website. The printed size of …

Rose Gazebo

Rose Gazebo

Rose Gazebo

Victoria Sampler design called Rose Gazebo.

Chart is for a 4.5 by 17.5 inch sampler worked on 28 count Confederate Grey Quaker Cloth fabric. I shortened the design (leaving out…

Christmas Wreath, VS Fall 2014 cyberclass

Christmas Wreath Sampler

Christmas Wreath Sampler

I have already worked this design twice before (they can be viewed within my posts listed under the VS directory on the top Menu). This time I am closely following the instructions given within the cyberclass lessons…