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Silk-Ribbon Embroidery: Five More Stitches

Woven rose stitch makes a beautiful flower and is very easy to do.
Feather stitch is used for crazy-quilt embroidery.
For leaves on each side of a flower bud, fly stitch is a good stitch to use.
Woven rose stitch makes a beautiful flower and is very easy to do.

Woven rose stitch makes a beautiful flower and is very easy to do.

Photo: Christine Erickson

by Karen Kieppe
from Threads #92. pp. 56-59

Woven rose, feather stitch, fly stitch, fly stitch fern, and split stitch are favorites of mine when working with silk-ribbon embroidery. Here's how I do them, and combine them with some basic stitches to create elegant embellishments..

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Comments (8)

thestitchingqueen thestitchingqueen writes: i did them on cotton towel with dabbanam...
WOW..ITS SPLENDID.....
Posted: 9:53 am on March 8th

fragrance fragrance writes: Iam a beginner in ribbon embroidery. do we have to use special cloth material for this as it is very difficult in normal clothes. pls
Posted: 12:39 pm on December 28th

Subi Subi writes: Hi,

Iam a beginner in ribbon embroidery. do we have to use special cloth material for this as it is very difficult in normal clothes. pls help.
Posted: 8:08 am on November 1st

sudhasrk sudhasrk writes: hi
i am really very much tank ful to u for showing thw basics of ribbon embroidery . iwas infact waiting to see a posting of this.to get a start . iam just asking a question about the ribbon as ,is there a special type of ribbon for this .also is that the same tye of ribbon as we see in gift wrappings and presentation articles.? hope to get a reply
Posted: 3:27 am on July 22nd

AthenaWeaves AthenaWeaves writes: This post was very helpful for showing my sister how I silk embroider. Thank you.
Posted: 12:44 pm on June 12th

stemmer stemmer writes: I just started ribbon embroidery, do I thread needle the same as with floss? I have the hardest time pulling the ribbon through the fabric. Should I use larger woven fabrics? Is there a specific type of ribbon?
Thanks
Posted: 2:45 pm on May 18th

shmear3 shmear3 writes: thank you so much. You did great
Posted: 12:07 pm on April 27th

Alwaysdream Alwaysdream writes: what a great tutorial for the beginning silk ribbon enthusiast. thank you
Posted: 6:56 pm on April 7th

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