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How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

Jul 29, 2013
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Kenneth D. King, contributing editor for Threads, was recently inspired by a beautiful vintage stole embellished with a ribbonwork trim that resembles little fluted flowers strung in a row, each one nesting into its neighbor. The shapes are reminiscent of calla lilies, and the trim was so extraordinary that he just had to figure out how to re-create it. To form the lovely, dimensional shapes, you simply stitch the ribbon’s edges together in a specific sequence, and repeat until you’ve created enough trim for your project. This trim is extremely versatile; it’s perfect for trimming straight lines, but it also navigates curves well. Making this vintage-inspired ribbonwork trim is simple and offers many embellishment possibilities. In this article from Threads #164, King will show you how to recreate this vintage embellishment.

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  1. User avater KennethDKing August 19th

    My pleasure! It's a good trim!

  2. user-1022030 August 15th

    Stunningly beautiful, thanks for sharing.

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