I have just found these excellent Ribbonwork books by Christen Brown. I was not familiar with this author but I will be watching for more of her books now. This is a terrific book.
The subtitle for this book is:
The Ultimate Visual Guide to 122 Flowers, Leaves and Embellishment Extras.
Quoting from the back cover:
"Learn to make 122 exquisite floral elements with ribbon using 7 basic knots and stitches"
"A complete compendium with ribbon styles, selection and care, cutting charts and t...
This is a new book from the excellent Milner Craft Series of books. With this title and the subtitle of
Silks, Stitches, Beads and Cords I think it will be in many categories. Quoting from the back cover
"An exciting collection of bright and beautiful collaged and embroidered pieces, Effie Mitrofanis shares with readers what can happen when a sense of playfulness is allowed to combine with creativity".
"The elements that tie this book together are beautifully coloured silkd, patterns of e...
This is an English language book published in Japan in 1995. This is not a beginner's book. The designs here are lovely but would require a stitcher of intermediate or advanced skill to do justice to them. This is a special book. Not just your usual designs. The patterns are all flowers, the designs are classic florals, there is not much Japanese design influence in them. There are single flowers, buds, sprays and bouquets. There are wonderfully stitched and very beautiful. The templates are...
This is a new book but I think it has been on the distributors shelves for some time now. It is clearly not used, the covers are fine with no edge wear and the spine is pristine but the inside cover pages appear somewhat darkened by age. The edges of each heavy weight paper page have a smilier appearance. This could be the way the printers meant them to look and I am too attuned to rare books and see the color as aged. I do know the book was published in 1997 and that is 18 years ago. At any...
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