The Artful Ribbon: Beauties in Bloom

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C&T Publishing Inc, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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From bud to full bloom, from leaf tip to tendril twist, this book shows how to make flowers from ribbon. The Artful Ribbon: Flowers overflows with exquisite examples of vintage ribbonwork, a centuries-old artform. Using new materials, the author demonstrates making roses, pansies, fuchsias and stems, tendrils, berries, buds, and stamens. Color throughout.
 

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In years past, ladies' bonnets and other accessories were adorned with delicate flowers made from silk ribbon. With the decline in popularity of fancy trimmings, the art of making these flowers was ... Read full review

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helps very much
for the biginers

Contents

STARTING SIMPLE
19
A ROSE IS A ROSE
31
PETALS
45
PANSIES FUCHSIAS
57
BERRY BUDS STAMENS CENTERS
65
GREEN
77
TEXTURED FINISHES
95
GETTING TECHNICAL
103
CRINOLINE
117
THE DANCE
124
APPRECIATION
136
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
137
RIBBON TRIM SOURCES
138
SUGGESTED READING
141
INDEX
142
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