Title: Embroidered Alphabets with Ribbon Embroidery
Author: Di Van Niekerk
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Search Press (October 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.6 x 0.4 inches
Embroidered Alphabets with Ribbon Embroidery by Di Van Niekerk is
more than just a collection of patterns for embroidered alphabets! The
author covers everything from ground fabric to pattern transfer. Her thorough
instructions will help ensure that you can actually use her templates.
In addition to a stitch dictionary for thread and ribbon embroidery, she
offers explicit instructions that walk you through the entire process of
recreating these beautiful letters on your own.
The alphabet itself is beautiful. The letter itself is stitched,
and then the silk ribbon embroidery and beads are added to create lovely
embellishments. These compound images would make fabulous motifs for
crazy quilting, and the skills you learn will surely enhance your stitch