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It is recommended that you have some silk ribbon experience.


Book three in the ‘Sampler Series’ clearly explains the stitching techniques for nine different ways of creating a rose with silk ribbon. Enjoy the techniques selected using ribbon, chain, fishbone, scroll, coral, bullion, and gathering the ribbon to form the roses. Each stitch technique has its own page with large clear diagrams. Projects and ideas: Sampler, cushions, chatelaine set and box, branches of roses, boquets of roses, a special ribbon for Teddy, embellishing an evening jacket with roses cascading from the neckline, a scattering of roses on a girls T shirt pocket. Inspiration/background: Roses, probably more than any other flowere are with us through our lives. They are given to celebrate our birth, special birthdays, during courtship, for engagements, marriage, and finally to mourn the loss of our life. In day to day living roses appear on crockery, soft furnishing fabrics, greeting cards, dress fabric and gift wrapping paper and in paintings and poetry. When 1st released this book was a revolution to the many ways roses can be created with silk ribbon. Included in all books is a guide for needles, fabric, ribbons and threads, stitch glossary, detailed step by step instructions for you to create your own flowers.

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1 review for Roses

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    M.A. Smith

    I bought this book in the late 1990s for a silk ribbon rose sampler class. I had NO experience in any kind of embroidery except cross-stitch, and the sampler I made from this book’s roses is still one of my favorite needlework pieces. As a matter of fact, I made two additional rose samplers in two different colorways for a series of silk ribbon rose sampler for my dining room. The photos and instructions are excellent, and I recommend this book wholeheartedly.

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