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'Monogram' Silk Ribbon Embroidery Pattern

'Monogram' Silk Ribbon Embroidery Pattern

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Pattern and instruction PDF only

Techniques

11 ribbon stitches

Fits 8 inch (20cm) hoop

Your choice of initial

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 pattern 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.

You get full instructions for each stitch, with tips on how to achieve the best results, delivered in pdf format by email.

You will also need: fabric of your choice, stranded cotton embroidery thread or sewing thread, assorted silk ribbons, embroidery needles and chenille needles.

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