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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 ribbon embroidered pillows, but the little ones would destroy them as soon as I made them. I started putting them on the wall instead. [caption id="attachment_1344" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Silk Ribbon Embroidery Wreath[/caption] Recently, I came up with another idea. I can display my SRE projects...

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...Using Silk Ribbon [caption id="attachment_757" align="alignleft" width="281" caption="The silk ribbon ribbon stitch"][/caption] 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 is achieved. (Ribbon will curl into B, so don't pull tightly, or effect will be lost). To vary curl, pierce B to right or left of center of ribbon width. Step 4. Work 5 petals for...

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