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My Silk Ribbon Garden

Monday, April 25th, 2011






Each mother’s day I treat myself to something handmade. This year I decided to treat myself to something I made – you see, I am always creating for others, but never for myself. As I was looking around my house for some kind of inspiration, I came across a project that I did about 10 […]






Someone’s knocking at the door

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011






That someone is my son. I bribed him with a snicker bar to pose for the picture seen below.   Some one’s knocking at the door. I changed the image to gray scale and printed it to a piece of cotton fabric. I added flowers to the basked using various spring colored silk ribbon. I […]






How to make a Ribbon Stitch

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011






…Using Silk Ribbon Step 1. Bring the needle up through to the right side of the fabric (at A) and pull through. Step 2. Lay ribbon flat on fabric and insert needle at B, piercing ribbon and the fabric. Step 3. Pull through slowly to the back of the fabric until the desired petal shape […]