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Elegant Additions

silk ribbon embroidery and ribbon worked flowers and leaves
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Additional suggestions for use of this pattern are: create a vest, purse, pillow, or other unique artwork with these techniques: silk ribbon embroidery, ribbon worked flowers and leaves.


The sample is comprised of 9 squares full of extraordinary examples of silk ribbon embroidery. Click on the image for a full page image of a larger image, then click on each square for a larger image still.

Embroidery knowledge is a must for this class. Seven stitches are a prerequisite for the twenty or more stitches that will be needed to complete the wall hanging: lazy daisy, French knot, stem stitch, straight stitch, pistil stitch, feather stitch, buttonhole stitch.

All the components and the designs can be adapted to a current crazy pieced or quilted project that you are working on.

Advanced skills needed

The Prerequisite Projects for this class are Petals & Posies 1 , Renaissance of Ribbon Embroidery.

Class Specifics:

  • 2 days/ six hours each days $96.00
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Suggested Knowledge: silk ribbon embroidery skills, dyeing skills, ribbonwork skills
  • Supply list available after class time is determined.

    The class fee does not include any supplies, only the teacher's time and the handout. This is a technique project therefore you will not have a completed project at the end of the six hour class.

    Gallery Artwork:

  • Private Lessons

    • A Private Lesson held at my studio for one to three students is held for a minimum of three hours/maximum of six hours. Cost per hour is $20.00 for each student. Estimated total: $60.00/$120.00 per student, this time frame will not allow everything covered in the handout.
    • A Group Lesson held at a store or other location for four to seven students will cost $96.00 per student for the group for the two days at 6 hr. a day.
    • A Group Lesson held at a store or other location for eight to fifteen students will cost $700.00 for the group for the group for the two days at 6 hr. a day.
    • For further details see Class Terms for Groups
    pattern instructions by Christen Brown


    Clear line drawings illustrate the ribbon manipulation techniques that will help you learn how to make ribbon flowers. Silk ribbon embroidery instructions are also included.

    This booklet is printed in black on colored 8-1/2" x 11" reprographic paper and comes enclosed in a clear, resealable plastic bag.

    For a photograph of the completed project, click on the printer image above to print from your system.

    $22.50 + shipping & handling (added after you enter contact information during PayPal checkout)

    [California residents must pay sales tax]

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    Supplies available in the Store related to this project are:

  • Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Threads
  • Trims

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