The Artful Ribbon: Beauties in Bloom
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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5-Petal Flower Arlene Baker Baby Rosette backstitch beads Berry Bud buttons cabochon calyx Collection of Arlene Collection of Jules color Cosca create crimp cut your ribbon cut your thread diagonal DOUBLE RUFFLED Draw embroidery embroidery hoop fabric fingers flower bouquets Fold the ribbon fuchsia gathers grosgrain hand hold Jean Ray Jules and Kaethe Kaethe Kliot Kliot of Lacis lace leaves length of ribbon look loops mail order MIDPOINT needle Opposite outer edge overlapping pansy passementerie petals piece pleats pull Quilts raw edges REMOVE WIRE retail ribbon flower ribbon wired ribbonwork roll rosebuds roses running stitch RW length RW ribbon widths satin scrunched seam seed beads selvedge edge shot-of-steam stamens stem wire Stitch as shown stitch length Tack to crinoline tails textures tightly trims tucked twist vimage Vintage flower vintage ribbon Whip stitch Wholesale wire-edged ribbon wired or unwired wired ribbons wrap