Di Van Niekerk's Roses in Silk and Organza RibbonDe (autor) Di Van Niekerk
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 05 Oct 2012
Learn how to make delicate, beautiful and realistic silk roses and organza leaves, and have fun making them for a friend, or for a special project. There is a flower for every occasion: adorning a hat or a knitted bag, embellishing a crocheted scarf or adding beauty to a beaded necklace. Techniques include 16 different roses, blooming amongst a latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems. Learn how to make rose petals and rose hips, sepals, stems and leaves, spent roses and stamens, and gorgeous little birds, a bird's nest, beautiful butterflies, bows and wisteria. There is something for everyone in these pages and it is amazing how easy, enjoyable and rewarding these techniques are.
Di Van Niekerk is the founder of Crafts Unlimited, which sells a range of silk and organza ribbons and exports. She is the author of many craft books, including "Embroidered Alphabets" and "Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork."