The development of delicate shapes makes the stitching participant dream of soft, sunny summer afternoons. These flowing shapes are created by the use of ribbons in all forms. The use of popular silk ribbons offered for ribbon embroidery today as well as the addition of embroidered french ribbon, ribbon floss, overdye silk ribbon and lace offer a class that explores many possibilites for ribbon manipulation.
The design is drawn over a transfer painted canvas to add elegant color.
The stitches of embroidery such as outline, fishbone, french knots and straight stitches are combined with the ribbon manipulation techniques of couching and applique. Basketweave and a canvas pattern complete the basket shape.
Cost: $48.00 plus $6.00 postage