As with any technique, once you master the basic skills of working with silk ribbon, you’ll find many more ways to use the same principle. The focus for this online course will be those basic principles. You learn handy tricks with which you can quickly and easily transfer patterns. You will learn how to ‘catch’ the silk ribbon as beautifully as possible in your design. And so you will discover that you soon have a new addiction …
To familiarise yourself with the technique, the online course will cover the basic principles of silk ribbon embroidery. The samples you make to discover the possibilities of silk ribbon can be added to a source book or portfolio for later reference. .
Step by step we explain the process on how to make a product: tissue box or make-up bag | wallet. With the help of clear tutorials and pictures to demonstrate the steps, you’ll soon master this delicate material yourself.
What can you expect from this course?
You will learn the following:
- how to handle silk ribbon
- how to make a beginning and ending with silk ribbon
- stem stitch
- french button with silk yarn
- french button with silk ribbon
- wrinkled French button with silk ribbon
- order of work |workflow
- fly stitch
- ribbon stitch
- extended ribbon stitch
- twisted ribbon stitch
- flower buds
- transferring a pattern to fabric
The technique of silk ribbon embroidery works best by working on an embroidery frame. If you don not have a large embroidery frame, an embroidery hoop works fine as well (just a little more work).
For whom is this course?
Silk ribbon embroidery can be used as a stand-alone technique, but it also offers many additional possibilities for broderie d’art (haute couture embroidery). I can wholeheartedly recommend this course for anyone who is involved in couture. This is also a valuable addition to the well-known techniques for quilters.
No previous education is required for this course. Anyone with some experience with needle and thread can follow this course. The course is a nice present to give away to a friend or to spoil yourself. An ideal project during a holiday or vacation.