Silk Ribbon Embroidery

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery

If you love Silk Ribbon Embroidery (SRE) and want to share tips, advice, what have done, learnt and resources online this group is for you.

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photo transfer for ribbon embroidery

Started by Sally Papin. Last reply by Di Watson Apr 8, 2013. 15 Replies

I would like to know what product you use and suggest to transfer photos to fabric for ribbon embroidery.   I have been over on…Continue

Tags: photos, advice, sheets, transfer, embroidery

Query re Ribbon Supplier and gypsy ribbon

Started by Elmsley Rose. Last reply by Caroline McMahon Dec 30, 2012. 20 Replies

Hi, Has anyone ever bought from…Continue

Rosas de fita de cetim

Started by Algecira Castro. Last reply by Amanda Juneau Dec 21, 2012. 11 Replies

Alguém pode nos ensinar a fazer uma rosa de fita de cetim, conforme figura abaixo ? Encontrei esse site e ela faz trabalho com fita que são lindos.  Obrigada

Favorite Silk Ribbon Embroidery resources

Started by Sherri Goodman. Last reply by Kelly Casanova May 6, 2012. 29 Replies

I'm always looking for books and resources on SRE. I was wondering if any of you would like to share your favorites?I have most of the books by Judith Baker Montano. She shows the ribbon stitches as…Continue

Tags: embellishment, books, embroidery, ribbon, silk

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Comment by Lorna Bateman on April 9, 2014 at 5:11

Absolutely echo Grace's point below. Also if we undersell we are thereby implying that this form of art is cheap whereas it is most definitely not - from any aspect at all.

Comment by Grace Lister on April 9, 2014 at 4:46

Olivia, I have been stitching for over 60 years and embroidery has never fetched the prices they should.  If you count up the time spent in designing, placing the idea onto fabric, stitching it and placing it into a frame or making up into something else, it all adds up to an astronomical amount.  I have sold many things in my time but they never really fetch a sum that is viable given the time and effort spent on it.  

Comment by Olivia Torma on April 8, 2014 at 19:01

Does anyone know how to price silk ribbon embroidered or any embroidery for that matter? I have found an article that suggests a rate of 1c per stitch with the average person stitching at a rate of 45 stitches per minute. I'd appreciate anyone thoughts on this or some pointers.

Thanks so much.

Comment by Arlene White on May 1, 2013 at 15:49

Hi Lily, I too think your block is lovely.  If I was to add to it, i would possibly add some darker toned beads to the laces, but that's all I would do, anything else would cluter it I think.

Arlene

http://arlenes-crafts.blogspot.com.au/

Comment by Connie Eyberg on May 1, 2013 at 6:31

Hi Lily.  Welcome to the group!  I personally think your block looks great as it is.  It has a nice balance and great texture as well as a nice focal point.  Will this become an item on its own or will it be joined with other blocks?

Comment by Cara in NC on April 29, 2013 at 8:23

Hi Lily, Your work is so original and the monochromatic color theme is very pretty. Would darker tones placed in some sort of balanced way add the interest you want? One trial of a design's appeal is to look at it from a distance as well as close up. That way, you can see if you have visual interest and the addition of medium and darker tones may provide that. You do not need to have the same proportion of medium/dark tones as you do of lighter ones. Sometimes, just a little tonal addition is sufficient.

Comment by Elaine Wilding on April 28, 2013 at 21:45

Hi Lily,  Your block is beautiful. Maybe it needs  some buttons or beads.

Comment by lily da vallata on April 28, 2013 at 12:36

Hello Everyone, I'm new to this group and am excited to read what everyone is doing and see some of your work.

I recently joined another RR from another site. I'm feeling like this block needs something else, but not sure what that something should be. Any and all suggestions are welcome. Thanks in advance.

Comment by Olivia Torma on April 8, 2013 at 6:44

I'm still trying to pick the best trade show to go to....there are sooo many. :o)

Comment by Lorna Bateman on April 8, 2013 at 6:13

I could kick myself as a few years back there was a supplier at one of the big trade shows here and I lost their details - think I will have to atttend trade show again next year:)

 

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