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'Flower Basket' Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

'Flower Basket' Silk Ribbon Embroidery Kit

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7 ribbon stitches
3 embroidery stitches

Fits 6 inch (15cm) hoop

With silk dupion fabric and pure silk ribbons

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:  silk dupion fabric, stranded cotton embroidery thread, assorted silk ribbons, needles, design and full instructions 

The kit comes in a presentation box for handy storage.  Fabric is wrapped with acid-free tissue to protect your embroidery project and shred paper prevents the contents moving about too much.

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