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… Read more

Lavender, Daffodils and Viola, silk ribbon flowers

Lavender, Daffodils and Viola

Lavender, Daffodils and Viola

The green stems and leaves for the Daffodils plus the solid color purple petals and solid color yellow petals of the viola flowers are all worked in 7mm satin ribbon purchased on eBay.

The solid color … Read more

Hydrangeas and Wisteria, silk ribbon flowers

Hydrangeas and Wisteria
Hydrangeas 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 … Read more

Fuchsia Stumpwork Embroidery

Fuchsia Stumpwork BE

Designer is Loretta Holzberger, design is called Swingtime and is fuchsia flowers, leaves and a butterfly (which I still need to stitch and add to the worked piece). I purchased the kit from her website.

Worked area is approximately 5 … Read more

Yosemite Dogwood

Yosemite Dogwood
The design is called Sharon’s Yosemite Dogwood. The design is a 2.5 x 3.5 inch oval and pre-printed on ivory trigger cloth.

My sister gave this design to me as a kit purchased from the Nordic Needle web site. This … Read more

Turkey Stitch

Turkey Stitch

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Mary Corbet’s website has a good tutorial for learning the turkey stitch.… Read more