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Heirloom Ribbonwork
Helen Gibb
087341991X
May 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Ribbon has never been more beautiful or abundant. Today’s readily available array of ribbon colors and styles has spurred the revival of the age-old needle art of ribbonwork. From deep and vivid hues to shimmering pastels, there’s ribbon to coordinate with any décor, accessory, or garment. In this gorgeous book, expert designer Helen Gibb brings her passion for heirloom ribbonwork to 27 projects including brooches, handbags, hats and hat pins, albums, baskets, boxes, pincushions, footstools, wall hangings, and much more. An illustrated step-by-step technique guide teaches the how-tos of basic ribbon flower construction. Then the techniques are combined to create projects that range from practical and pretty to elegant and exquisite. - 27 projects ranging from very easy to more advanced - Illustrated...


Creative Bows Made Easy
Creative Publishing International
1589232054
May 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
How to tie perfect, creative bows for craft projects and gift wrapping.Bows are a gorgeous part of many craft projects including wedding and holiday decorations, faux and fresh floral designs, sewing for home and fashion, even scrapbooks and cards, not to mention giftwrap. However, almost everybody finds bow-making tricky. Beautiful Bows shows and tells how to make a perfect bow every time. No more struggling to figure out where the end of the ribbon goes next, until the whole mess falls apart! Beautiful Bows has clear, step-by-step instructions with line drawings. Each finished bow is photographed in two different ribbon looks. Here are the secrets of making all of the popular bows, like a florist bow and the pompom, plus ribbon flowers, fans, and tassels. Beautiful Bows makes it easy to transform the amazing array...


Beadwork and Ribbons
Lucinda Ganderton
0754815986
Feb 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
Combines a fascinating history and guide to the crafts with the practical techniques needed to create traditional and contemporary items that both gorgeous and useful.


Ribbon Embroidery: With 178 Iron-on Transfers
J. Marsha Michler
0486298183
October 1997
Paperback
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Book Description
The delicate Victorian art of silk ribbon embroidery is made simple with easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions plus scores of enchanting patterns of flowers, hearts and other motifs. Needlecrafters will love the variety of easily executed stitches for embellishing towels, table linens, quilts and other accessories. 178 black-and-white iron-on transfer patterns, instructions and 30 stitch diagrams.


Embroidering with Silk Ribbon
Donatella Ciotti
0806958758
Dec 2000
Paperback
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From Booklist
A few steps up from traditional embroidery, stitching with silk ribbon requires a deft hand and a designer's eye. Ciotti provides readers with a great deal of visual stimulation as well as step-by-step instructions, although occasionally an awkward English translation can slightly derail the flow of directions. The emphasis here is on a mastery of the basics; no pictures and text are spared to ensure that stitchers clearly understand the material needs--such as ribbons, fabrics, and needles--and the more than 22 stitches, a broader array than the regular running, couching, and lazy daisy varieties. A dozen or so projects are presented in a generic fashion, including a shopping list for, say, nightgown embellishments and a paragraph or two filled with ideas. These pages are meant to instruct and inspire, not to be...


Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible: The Essential Illustrated Reference to Designs and Techniques
Krause Publications Staff
0896891690
October 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Gorgeous silk ribbon designs, from the simplest single rose to the sweetest spring posy, can be easily created with this unique new guide. With more than 100 ribbon designs using 50 different stitches, this collection offers much more than any other guide available. Featuring easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, as well as charts and embroidered samples, even novice embroiderers can easily create each beautiful design. A simple key explains the order of work, and each design offers plenty of ideas for how and where to apply it. The book also features a hidden spiral binding for easy-lay-flat use. -Offers 100 ribbon designs using 50 simple stitches -Each design features step-by-step instructions, charts and embroidered samples -Features a spiral binding for lay-flat use


The Simple Art of Ribbon Design
Deborrah Henry
0823048322
Oct 1999
Paperback
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Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Ann Cox
0855328355
Sept 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
Paint, stencil and add backgrounds -- learn to embroider with silk.


Doll Jewelry
American Girl
1584859768
March 2004
Hardcover
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Handknit Holidays: Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice
Melanie Falick
1584794542
October 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
For many people, the best part of the winter holidays is the anticipation: planning the perfect gifts, decorating the house, looking forward to seeing family and friends. Holidays can be particularly special for knitters, whose preparations often start months in advance and involve their own creations. In Handknit Holidays best-selling knitting author Melanie Falick presents an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations, and clothing pieces for Christmas, Hanukkah, and the winter solstice, providing year-round inspiration for knitters of all levels.Created by top knitwear designers, the projects include colorful ornaments; funky and classic Christmas stockings; a wire-and-bead menorah; sparkly ribbon scarves; a poncho and matching dog sweater; and a range of super-quick projects for that...


Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Ann Cox
0855329483
July 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Paint, stencil and add backgrounds -- learn to embroider with silk. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Ribbonwork
Helen Gibb
0873497503
July 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
Ribbonwork comes to life in this appealing guide, featuring 5 beautiful projects to craft for heirlooms or gifts. Materials overviews, a "Ribbon Length Guide", easy-to-follow directions and an inspirational gallery are included.


Quick and Clever Handmade Cards
Julie Hickey
0715316605
March 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A wealth of stylish ideas for making gift cards that are beautifully crafted and highly original, whatever the occasion. Weddings, Birthdays, Christmas, Get Well, Good Luck and more: the variety of occasions on which a handmade card would be appreciated is endless! This book offers such a huge variety of design ideas that you will be spoilt for choice when deciding what to make. Paper and card make up the basic materials for creating gift cards, and the massive range of paper and card on the market is explored. In addition, there are so many tools and embellishments to choose from to make your card really special: beads, punches, rubber stamps, charms, ribbons, paper yarn, mikuhki cord, wire, gold leaf, and funky foam. Each technique is explored through a step-by-step project to make up a specific card for a...


Folded Flowers
Kumiko Sudo
0972121803
Jan 2003
Paperback
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Quilters Newsletter Magazine, April 2003
Famous for her beautiful folded-fabric designs and meticulous attention to detail, Kumiko presents us with 24 three-dimensional flower quilts.

The Professional Quilter, Winter 2003
Inspired by flowers in her garden, Kumiko intertwines fabric with silk ribbons to create 24 original three-dimensional flower designs

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Crocheted Hats (Vogue Knitting on the Go! Series)
Trisha Malcolm (Editor)
193154378X
August 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Vogue® Knitting goes wild for hats--and crocheters will too, with this new volume in the wildly popular take-it-with-you series.

Even novices can get in on the hatmaking fun, because these chic headgear patterns use only the most basic crochet techniques--and go forward one skill at a time. Yet the finished items look as good as something bought from a stylish boutique. A saucy brimmed hat, with a black yarn ribbon and bow trim, is positively adorable. The attractive striped helmet takes its inspiration from Peruvian colors, and has a flap to keep ears toasty warm. Liven up any outfit with a whimsical square cap in an array of pinks. From the sophisticated to the zany, the traditional to the unique, there's a style for everyone.



Sparkle Card Kit (American Girl Library)
Manufactured by American Girl Library Staff
1584857072
March 2003
Other Format
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Creative Decorating with Ribbons
Mary Jo Hiney
1402713541
Oct 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Four renowned artists in the field show you how to make 54 of their favorite, most creative ribbon projects. Use the simple-to-learn and time-honored art to add color and style to a special household object or to create beautifully crafted gifts. Choose from a Linen Pillow, Mini Chair, Lace Shoes, Sachet, Brocade Lamp, Lily Wreath, Romance & Love Pillow, Angel Wreath, Floral Purse, and dozens more. Complete, fully illustrated instructions show you how to use basic embroidery stitches and ribbon-work techniques to achieve all kinds of pleasing moods. Then, let your creativity bloom by substituting different ribbons and combining floral designs.

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