'Floral Brooch' Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit
7 ribbon stitches
2 embroidery stitches
Crystals and beads
Fits 10 inch (25cm) hoop
With silk dupion fabric and pure silk ribbons
Ideal for beginners
The term ‘silk ribbon embroidery’ refers to any embroidery done with silk ribbons. It is a fantastic way to bring depth to embroidery and the ribbons have a lovely sheen.
Ribbon embroidery was popular during the Victorian era, appearing on all sorts of items from home furnishings to garments. Once you have learnt the techniques there is no end to the possibilities!
This kit explores lots of traditional flower stitches. With some you take the ribbon through the fabric with a large needle; others are made by manipulating the ribbon with a fine thread.
In the box you get full instructions for each stitch, with tips on how to achieve the best results.
Kit contains: calico fabric, embroidery thread, assorted silk ribbons, needles, brooch pin, design and full instructions
The kit comes in an envelope which comes in handy for storage while you stitch the project.