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Adventures in Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Monday, June 10th, 2013

One of my passions is doing silk ribbon embroidery. It’s quick, it’s easy, it’s beautiful, it’s instant gratification – its also very delicate. I mention this because I have 2 little girls under the age of 4 and they are fascinated with the lifelike 3 dimensional quality of silk ribbon embroidery. I loved making silk […]

Quick and easy embroidered gift

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Plus a tutorial… One of my closest friends recently became a single dad. This is his first ‘Mother’s‘ day. I decided to stitch up a quick and easy gift to help him celebrate. I purchased 2 handkerchiefs – I guess I could have made them, but at $1.00 each, I was figured it was worth […]

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 […]

My Big A– Embroidery Project

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Embroidery and Weight loss About 1 year ago, I closed my inbound marketing business and returned to corporate America. I guess the guilt of ‘selling out’ was so overwhelming that I gained 30 lbs. I had to do something about my bulging belly. I started thinking about the things I did before returning to a […]

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Topiary

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

–With elements form nature. If you have visited the alm Project blog in the past, you will no doubt notice that I like working with silk ribbons. I like that they add texture to a project, I like that they are 3 dimensional and I like that they give instant gratification – after all, you […]

Hands and Heart Embroidery Project

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

My Valentine’s day Project. It is written, if you fancy yourself a crafter, you must create a project for every occasion:). Since we are in the season of Love, I have decided on a project that showcases my love for hand embroidered motifs. I started the project by doing a simple illustration (in Adobe Illustrator) […]