Silk Ribbon

Bumble Bee Lace Design, VS Cyberclass Sept 2014

Bumblebee Lace design

Bumblebee Lace design

Victoria Sampler Bumblebee Lace design. My favorite stitches within this design are the diagonal ones (pulled straight crosses) and the corner blanket flowers both of which I worked in the light blue size 12 perle cotton. Threads,…

Peaches and Cream, VS Fall 2014 cyberclass

Peaches and cream

Peaches and cream

This is the fourth and my favorite design of the six Victoria Sampler cyberclasses that I enjoyed taking in the Fall of 2014.

Design is called Peaches and Cream, design area: 60 stitches x 60 stitches, worked …

Heirloom Wedding Sampler, VS Fall 2014 cyberclass

Heirloom Wedding Sampler, Victoria Sampler

Heirloom Wedding Sampler, Victoria Sampler

The design is called Heirloom Wedding Sampler. This is one of the Victoria Sampler Designs in the Sept 2014 cyberclasses. Photo below shows my completion of the second (out of six weeks) utilization of the…

Renaissance Lace Box Top

Renaissance Lace 02

Renaissance Lace

This is a Victoria Sampler design that I worked within one of the cyberclasses that I took at VS (Sept 2014). There are two styles to this design offered within the pamphlet, this is the box topper design…

Wicker Chair and Flowers Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

Wicker Chair and Flowers Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Designer: Di van Niekerk, Wicker Chair and Flowers Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

My first large silk ribbon embroidery project is this Di Van Niekerk kit. She has a web site that offers numerous designs and several silk ribbon stitching tutorials. …

Wisteria Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

Wisteria Silk RIbbon Embroidery

This was my first attempt at ribbon embroidery, I started this kit, about six hours I just didn’t want to stop stitching, I was having that much fun. Thank goodness it is a beginners kit and so only about six …

Sunflowers Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

Sunflowers Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

Designed by Helen Dafter. This is from a beginner’s project kit that included instructions, silk ribbons, stranded art silk thread, stitch guide, needles, and fabric.

The only thing I felt wrong with the kit is that instead of taping the …

Orange Tree and Forget-Me-Nots, silk ribbon flowers

Orange Tree

Orange Tree

For a panel of a Di van NieKerk design, detailed instructions are presented in her book: Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork .

weaved basket

The weaved basket: (Stitched using Perle 8, Sea Sands, color number 70 purchased from Di…

Aloe and a Spider plus web, silk ribbon flowers


The thread I used for wrapping the wire to create the stems is Gloriana stranded silk, Granny Smith Green(053). I wrapped using four strands. I left long ends of threads so I was able to use the same thread to …

Hydrangeas and Wisteria, silk ribbon flowers

Hydrangeas and WisteriaHydrangeas and Wisteria

Though I have Ms. Niekerk’s detail instruction book for this design panel I went to her website and viewed her tutorial on stumpwork Hydrangeas. Her instructions suggested using 2-3 different color stranded threads. I choose to use …