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In Elegant Ribbonwork, ribbon expert Helen Gibb teaches you how to make roses, blossoms, rosettes and more using step-by-step instructions, diagrams and photos. Helen's roses adorn 24 projects, including hats, tassels, gloves, bridal gown and more.

If you enjoy this book, you won't want to miss her book Ribbonwork, The Complete Guide, or it's companion DVD, Beginner's Guide to Ribbonwork.

 


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Elegant Ribbonwork

Author: Helen Gibb
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Krause Publications
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4G4E0410
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9780896893108
Weight: 1.20 lb
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Add elegance to your home, gifts and wardrobe.

Ribbons and ribbon roses are timeless favorites for embellishments, so it's no wonder that every project in this glorious book is filled with beautiful ribbons and stunning ribbon roses. In Elegant Ribbonwork, ribbon expert Helen Gibb teaches you how to make roses, blossoms, rosettes, leaves and more using the detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams and photos. Helen's roses adorn 24 projects, including hats, tassels, gloves, bracelets, a bridal gown, a jacket, a purse and more. This fabulous project book also includes wonderful photos of vintage ribbonwork.

With a few yards of scrumptious ribbon and a little knowledge, you'll soon be on your way to making ribbon roses for your pillows, dolls and quilting projects.

If you enjoy this book, you won't want to miss her book Ribbonwork, The Complete Guide, or it's companion DVD, Beginner's Guide to Ribbonwork.

Author Helen GibbAbout the Author

Helen Gibb is an international ribbon expert specializing in ribbon flowers. She is regularly seen on HGTV's Carol Duvall Show and has authored three other books on ribbonwork—The Secrets of Fashioning Ribbon Flowers, Heirloom Ribbonwork, and Ribbonwork The Complete Guide. She has also produced a two-hour instructional DVD - Beginner's Guide to Ribbonwork.

 

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Table of Contents

 
A Note from the Author 6
Chapter 1 - A Window to the Past 9
Chapter 2 - Before You Begin 16
Supplies for Ribbonwork 17
A Few Beginning Tips 19
Stitches 20
Chapter - 3 Ribbonwork for Weddings 22
Wedding Bouquet 23
Bridal Roses for a Wedding Gown 28
Roses in Silver Vase Pin 30
Wedding Veil Headpiece 32
Wedding Guestbook with Lily of the Valley 34
Chapter 4 - Ribbonwork for Fashionable Occasions 37
Pink Hat with Roses 38
Button Rose Broock 40
Ribbon Flower Bracelet 43
Scarf and Purse Set 46
Black Gloves with Double Rosettes 49
Cream Gloves with Roses 51
Opera Jacket with Flowers 53
Chapter 5 - More Elegant Ribbonwork 60
Covered Picnic Basket 61
Simple Silk Roses 64
Wooden Jewelry Box with Roses 66
Anniversary Photo Album 68
Ornamental Tassels 71
Lampshade 76
Four Season Bell Pull 79
Elegant Victorian Flowers 89
Velvet Brooch Pillow 92
Neck Purse Name Tag 94
Elizabeth Half Doll Pincushion 97
Chapter - 6 Techniques Guide 100
Stamens 101
Stems and Calyxes 102
Knotted Loops 102
Ruching Ribbon 103
Loops and Bows 104
Tubes 105
U-Gather and Variations 106
Folding Ribbon 110
Petals 114
Leaves 118
Bibliography 122
Resources 123
Index 125
About the Author 127

 

Ornamental Tassels
Ornamental Tassels

Ornamental Tassels
Ornamental Tassels

Ornamental Tassels

Ornamental Tassels

 

Ornamental TasselOpera Jacket with Flowers
Ornamental Tassel and Opera Jacket with Flowers

Pink Hat with Roses Scarf and Purse Set
Pink Hat with Roses and Scarf and Purse Set

Black Gloves with Double Rosettess Wedding Guestbook with Lily of the Valley
Black Gloves with Double Rosettes and Wedding Guestbook with Lily of the Valley

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