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Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork

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Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork 

Paperback – Illustrated, September 1, 2009  

Features easy-to-follow, close-up photography and step-by-step instructions that show you how to: embroider the exquisite flowers and leaves in silk and organza ribbon; make the delicate stumpwork wings in organza and silky threads; use organza and silk ribbon to make applique leaves and petals; and make charming stumpwork insects.

Cicely Mary Barker's beloved Flower Fairies are an enduring vision of elegance and beauty. Her exquisitely delicate and intricate colour illustrations have captivated children and adults alike for more than 85 years. Now, for the first time, five of her beautiful fairies are introduced not only to ribbon embroidery and stumpwork fans, but to all needlecrafters who enjoy creative three-dimensional embroidery. With numerous new ideas and techniques, this book has been designed to appeal to both beginners and advanced embroiderers. Easy-to-follow, close-up photography and step-by-step instructions will show you how to:
• Embroider the exquisite flowers and leaves in silk and organza ribbon
• Make the delicate stumpwork wings in organza and silky threads
• Use organza and silk ribbon to make appliqué leaves and petals
• Make charming stumpwork insects
• Dress the fairies in layers of organza and embroider their hair
• Embroider the fairies' clothing in long and short stitch - the easy way
• Create three-dimensional designs using colour, texture and shapes.
The five Flower Fairies taught in this book are the Periwinkle Fairy, Black Medick Fairies, White Clover Fairy, Stork's Bill Fairy and the Red Clover Fairy.

About the Author

Di van Niekerk is a professional fiber arts instructor and the manager of a mail-order business specializing in ribbons, instruction guides, and other design-based products. She is the author of Dreamscapes in Ribbon & Embroidery, A Perfect World in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork, Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork, Embroidered Alphabets with ribbon embroidery, and Threads and Crafts Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork.

Product details

  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Search Press; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844484300
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844484300
  • Product Dimensions: 7.7 x 0.4 x 10.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds 
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