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.
Latest Activity: Jun 9
Started by Sally Papin. Last reply by Di Watson Apr 8.
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
Started by Elmsley Rose. Last reply by Caroline McMahon Dec 30, 2012.
Hi, Has anyone ever bought from…Continue
Started by Algecira Castro. Last reply by Amanda Juneau Dec 21, 2012.
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
Started by Sherri Goodman. Last reply by Kelly Casanova May 6, 2012.
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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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.
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?
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.
Hi Lily, Your block is beautiful. Maybe it needs some buttons or beads.
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.
I'm still trying to pick the best trade show to go to....there are sooo many. :o)
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:)
You're welcome Lorna. I found The Ribbon Gardner's selection exactly what I am looking for and their retail prices are very competitive compared to other prices I've seen and have paid for :o(
Hi Olivia - thank you for that - crafty ribbons do not have much on their site at all. I am sure they are just remnanyts of what they used to keep - had all the widths - now only narrow!
Hi Lorna and Grace,
Thanks for your messages. I haven't tried craftyribbons but will take a look. I did find a supplier in the US that stocks a large collection of French ombre ribbons and wrote to them but never heard back. I'll have to contact them again. The shop is called The Ribbon Gardner http://www.theribbongardner.com/.
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