I love doing embroidery with silk ribbons into flowers and leaves Self taught from years of doing embroidery the regular way like my grandmother taught me, when I saw a book on silk ribbon flowers leaves I loved trying if
Umbel silhouettes with rose hips. This piece was displayed at the Circle Craft Christmas Market at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, West. Machine and hand embroidery, couching, appliqué, some metallic thread
whipped spiderweb The cool thing about this flower is that each spoke is not just a straight stitch, it is a long and skinny chain stitch. Once the whipping is done, the sides of each chain are pulled together to form the diamonds at the top.