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Mandala Book - Introduction

            A Sanskrit word meaning circle, ‘Mandala’ essentially refers to a circle with a centre point from which a symmetrical design radiates. Found in so many natural forms like flowers, snowflakes, starfish, spider webs, etc., the mandala has been used in many cultures as a spiritual or ritualistic symbol representing […]

Felted cushion - countryside flowers and a little Sun bird

  Felted cushion with countryside flowers and a little Sunbird –  page 142    A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery    *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 142 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     This […]

Freestyle Embroidered Mandalas

  Author/s: Di van Niekerk, Hazel Blomkamp, Monique Day-Wilde ISBN: 9781928376392 Format: Softcover Pages: 112 Dimensions: 260 x 190 mm Publication Date: 2018 RRP: R240.00 ETA: October 2018     Freestyle Embroidered Mandalas More than 60 stitches and techniques in inspiring combinations When top artists from various disciplines collaborate, the result is bound to be greater than the sum of the individuals’ […]

The Textile Artist Series

  Good morning, here is the cover of the Search Press edition.   Click on the image to read all about it…         Have a good weekend, stitching world, please be safe out there.   Love Di      

A Sparrow on Nuno Felt - Purse

  A Sparrow on Nuno Felt Mobile bag or Purse – page 62   A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery       *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 62 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     […]

Pansies on Nuno Felt

  Pansies on Nuno Felt – page 83     A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery       *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 83 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     Learn how to make […]

Sling or Clutch bag with Roses on Felted Wool and Silk

  Sling | Clutch bag – Roses on Felted Wool and Silk   Good afternoon stitching world ^•^   I have a new concept to show you today which may inspire you to make a lovely gift for yourself or for that special person in your life… a lustrous sling | clutch bag with silk roses on felted wool […]

Tablet cover - Miniature Roses on Felted Wool

  Tablet cover – Miniature Roses on Felted Wool – page 89    A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery     *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 89 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     Click on […]

Nasturtiums on silk paper

*** Sorry, this item is sold out. Nasturtiums on silk paper – page 96    A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery     *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 96 of the felting book. Read more about it here.   […]

Clutch bag. Wild Roses on Wool and Silk

  Clutch bag. Wild Roses on Wool and Silk – page 102       A Beautiful kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery  Learn how to make gorgeous three-dimensional wild roses on a rich and textured hand-felted background. The background is handmade from African wool and mohair and rich silk fibers […]

Fuchsias on Felted Wool and Silk

    Fuchsias on Felted Wool and silk – page 106      A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery     *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 106 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     Click […]

Beaded Scarf-Vintage Roses on Felted Wool

  Beaded Scarf-Vintage Roses on Felted Wool. Page 124   A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery    *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 124 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     This is a really enjoyable […]

Needle Case-Wild Poppies

Needle Case-Wild Poppies -page 134   A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery    *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 134 of the felting book. Read more about it here.       This gorgeous needle case is sure to attract […]

Bracelet – Daisy Bracelet or Cuff

  Bracelet – Daisy Bracelet or Cuff. Page  129    A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery        *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 129 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     This Marguerite Daisy […]

Bracelet - Medallion Rose Bracelet

  Medallion Rose Bracelet – page 139   A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery    *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 139 of the felting book. Read more about it here.       This Medallion Rose Bracelet is sure […]

Woollen blanket/throw with countryside flowers and a little sunbird

Woollen blanket/throw with countryside flowers and a little Sunbird –  page 142    A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery    *** Do you have the book?  You will need to follow the instructions on page 142 of the felting book. Read more about it here.     This […]

The Blue hussif or handy-hold-all. English roses on felted wool and silk

  Hold-all/Hussif – Roses on felted wool and silk – page 113    A Beautiful kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery  Learn how to make gorgeous three-dimensional roses on a rich and textured hand-felted background. The background is handmade from African wool and mohair and rich silk fibres have been added […]

Sampler: English Rose on Felted Wool and Silk

Sampler – English Rose on felted wool and silk – page 75. A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery  Learn how to make gorgeous three-dimensional roses on a rich and textured hand-felted background. The background is handmade from African wool and mohair and rich silk fibres have been added for […]

Handbag - Roses on felted wool and silk

  Handbag – Roses on felted wool and silk – page 69  A Beautiful new kit for the new book: The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery      Learn how to make gorgeous three-dimensional roses on a rich and textured hand-felted background. The background is handmade from African wool and mohair and rich silk fibres have […]

A Daisy Bracelet or cuff from my new book....

Hello, stitching world ♬❤♬ Hope you are well and happy and enjoying your embroidery! I thought you would enjoy seeing this gorgeous piece that I made for our new book, The art of felting and silk ribbon embroidery that will be available very soon! It’s a daisy bracelet or cuff and it looks perfect when worn with a long sleeve […]

The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery

    The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery   Learn and create beautifully embroidered silk and felt pieces by world renowned artist Di van Niekerk     Internationally renowned ribbon artist, Di van Niekerk, has brought the textile and embroidery worlds together to create a unique book that combines the two mediums, with […]

1. Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork Book (RES)

  The fifth book from the pen of well-known South African embroiderer designer, Di van Niekerk.  The book on the left is the Classic Volume (second edition) and the book on the right is the new, revamped, updated edition. When you place your order, we will write back to enquire which edition you would like. […]

Ring of daisies kit from little flowers book

        Ring of daisies kit from little flowers book    1. The embroidery panel: the line drawing printed onto pure silk Dupion fabric, ready to embroider, exactly the same size used in the book.   2. The backing fabric which is already over-locked onto your embroidery panel (see above) ready to insert in a […]

7. Little Flowers in silk and organza ribbon book

    Little flowers in silk and organza ribbon  by Di van Niekerk and Marina Zherdeva Alluring and delicate, the flowers in this book will inspire and delight. If you love flowers, then this is just the book for you. _______________________________________________________   Little flowers will appeal to needle crafters, card makers, dress designers, anyone wanting […]

Roses au ruban et en relief

  Oh la la la Mais c’est magnifique!   Good morning and Good news… my Roses book is now available in French ♥           Do visit the website of my esteemed French publisher: Tutti Frutti Editions for more details about the French book :)     The original artwork in the […]

My French publisher

    Bonjour ♥   You are welcome to visit the website of Tutti Frutti (don’t you love the name?)   Tutti Frutti is my French Publisher… and to view my books which are available in French: click here     ♬❤♬❤♬❤ My new Roses book will soon be available in French … do feel […]

6. Di Van Niekerk's Roses in Silk and Organza Ribbon book

Delicate and beautiful, the rose has been a symbol for love since ancient times, and if you love roses, then this is just the book for you. HARDCOVER Di’s tenth book book teaches more than 60 brand new techniques on a specially designed rose sampler. The beautiful silk roses and organza leaves will appeal to […]

5. Monograms and Words and Embroidered Alphabets Book

Please note: These are both are the same book. About these books Each letter is beautifully reproduced in watercolour with clear instructions for transferring the designs on to fabric. The step-by-step demonstrations show you the basic techniques, accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams and close-up photography of the embroideries. The book is highly versatile and can be […]

4. Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork Book

Cicely Mary Barker’s beloved Flower Fairies™, first published in 1923, are an enduring vision of elegance and beauty. Her exquisitely delicate and intricate colour illustrations have captivated both children and adults alike for more than 85 years. Now, for the first time, five of her beautiful fairies are introduced, not only to ribbon embroidery and […]

3. A Perfect World in Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork Book

This book is a definite must have for all ribbon embroidery and stumpwork fans, and you will be able to use the projects in other crafts too! This substantial 160-page book is packed with new ideas and techniques that will appeal not only to all embroiderers, but also to crafters such as quilters, knitters, fabric […]


 

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