Mary Corbet – Needle n Thread – July 2019
If you love silk ribbon embroidery, if you like dimensional stitching, if you enjoy a kind of multimedia approach to your projects, if you like crazy quilting which often sports ribbon work, if you are a fan of elaborate monograms – then this book will be right up your alley! There are lots of reasons to love it!
As is always the case with Di’s silk ribbon embroidery books, Monograms & Words in Ribbon Embroidery is instructional and inspirational. There’s loads of good stuff to learn here, and Di makes it all accessible and doable.
If you’re keen to learn silk ribbon embroidery or to advance your techniques, this is a beautiful book to add to your reference library!
Inspirations All Stitched Up – October 2020
Di has combined the magic of colour with the amazing texture of ribbon embroidery in this series of exquisite and versatile characters.
Each letter is formed using a gorgeous combination of surface and ribbon embroidery, with ornate floral detail, delicious pastel tones and a glorious use of watercolour paint to add that extra special touch.
If you’ve never tried ribbon embroidery before, or if you’ve been looking for new inspiration for your ribbon collection, then this book is ideal. You’ll be hunting for excuses to use letters anywhere and everywhere you can.