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Silk Ribbon Embroidery Chinese Style : An Illustrated Stitch Guide

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Author: Yuan Weilin

Publisher: Shanghai Press

Publish Date: 18 Apr 2017

ISBN-13: 9781602200272

Pages: 304

File Type: PDF

Language: English



Silk ribbon embroidery is a handicraft that uses colorful and delicate ribbons as the main material to stitch floral patterns on fabric. The patterns are three dimensional with defined layering effects which are suitable to decorate evening gowns, sweaters, cushions, and even craft pictures. This ribbon embroidery book breaks through the traditional style of Western silk ribbon embroidery by incorporating traditional Chinese elements such as simple layouts with liubai (leaving blank) as well as incorporating the contemporary Chinese art to create silk ribbon embroideries that are unique and ethereal.

Readers will find dozens of basic stitching techniques with detailed steps and illustrations that are ranging from small scale decorations on mirrors and handheld fans to large scale stitch art. The patterns include flowers, trees, fish, prawns, architecture and more. Among the different stitches, the prawns, peony and lotus leaf are originated by the author with years of experience.
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“Use delicate ribbon to create more than 20 stunning oriental projects with 3D embroidery! Every technique is explained with handy images for each step, so no experience is necessary.” –Sew magazine
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