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everything silk ribbon embroidery and more…


Here you will find the latest news and updates, learn more about stitches and techniques, see beautiful embroidered pieces to inspire you, learn from work in progress… and I will show you gorgeous embroideries by talented artists the world over!

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A Fun Challenge for all stitchers!

  A Nice Challenge!   ♫♫♫◕‿◕♫   Do you feel like a fun challenge?     I have licensed this gorgeous design and it’s just perfect for, not only ribbon embroidery but all kinds of creative stitching.       The challenge is for all stitchers out there to test their boundaries and to create something to […]


Did you know about our personalised GIFT VOUCHERS?

  Did you know about our personalised GIFT VOUCHERS?   We make each Gift Voucher to suit your requirements. We can add the receiver’s name and your message to them as well.   Email us at info@dicraft.com with your requirements: how much you’d like to spend on each voucher, how you would like to personalise it.  […]


The M and N Monograms in ribbon embroidery

  Hiya everybody!  I’d like to show you more beautiful pieces by the talented embroiderer and artist from Houston in Texas. Her name is Delaram Mowatt and we’ve known each other for quite a few years now and I’ve always admired her workmanship. Her art and the T-shirts that she makes are too beautiful. She has a […]


Marvellous Creations by Anna Moiseenko

Good morning, stitching world ◕‿◕   I have something spectacular to share with you today, by a very talented ribbon embroiderer, Anna Moiseenko (Анна Моисеенко) from Sevastopol - a city on the Black Sea.   Here is her first creation titled, Magnolias in bloom… Isn’t it lovely?       and another masterpiece titled, Autumn Rhapsody… Love the colours!     […]


Don't you love this one?

   ♥ Greetings, Stitching World, from a cool and rainy Cape Town. I have a lovely piece to show you today. It’s the WHLE07 panel and it was embroidered by the talented embroiderer, Jane Stilgoe from Booleroo Centre in South Australia. I had the pleasure of meeting Jane in one of my workshops when I […]


Ribbon Embroidery from Foggia, Italy

  Hello, stitching world!  Hope you are all looking forward to the weekend ♥   Today I want to show a beautiful piece which Татьяна Коробейник (Tetiana Korobeinyk) from Foggia in Italy. Tetiana is so talented with needle and ribbon and I am sure this will beauty make your day!   Click on images to […]


Garden By The Sea by Christine Chan

  Hello everyone! I’m back from beautiful Vancouver BC, have caught up with the backlog and today I want to show you a gorgeous garden by the sea, embroidered by the talented Christine Chan from Arcadia in Los Angeles County.     Don’t you love the rich texture and the colours that she chose? I […]


Lovely Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork by Patricia A. O’Brien

  Just in time for the long weekend! I received this lovely letter from Patricia A. O’Brien recently and I was so inspired by what I saw.    Patricia sent photos of her completed Flower Sampler from my RES book and this is what she wrote:     “My name is Patricia A. O’Brien and I […]


Beautiful Poppies by Julia Chaschihina from Moscow

    Hello, everybody, ♥ I have some gorgeous Poppies to show you by Julia Chaschihina (Chasc) Юлия Чащихина from Moscow. I met Julia when I travelled to her beautiful city a few years ago and was privileged to see her beautiful pieces. Julia was taught by her Grandmother and her mum and her teachers […]


Girl Reaching by Tricia Jordan

  Girl Reaching, one of our very popular embroidery panels   This gorgeous embroidered piece was made by the talented Tricia Jordan from High Bickington in North Devon.  Her teacher, Deborah Hastings sent the pictures at different stages of Tricia’s journey and don’t you just love what she made?   You are most welcome to contact […]


A new store keeping my range of ribbons in Selkirk, NY

  A new store keeping my range of ribbons in Selkirk, NY   We welcome Bonnie Turner who is the co-owner of Log Cabin Fabrics in Selkirk NY which is just south of Albany (the capital of NY).   Log Cabin Fabrics is a well-rounded shop that carries quality cottons specifically for quilting, hand-dyed wool used […]


How to embroider a landscape in ribbon embroidery – Chapter 6

Good morning everybody, I know that some of you have been waiting anxiously for the final chapter, Chapter 6 and… here it is!       It’s a perfect way to learn online. From the beginner to the advanced, everyone will enjoy this lovely project. I am sure! For those seeing this for the first […]


How to make stumpwork shapes

  How to make stumpwork shapes   I hope you are having a good week.   Today I will show you how to make stumpwork shapes which are useful when you require dimension in your piece.     A shape like a leaf, for example, is made on a separate piece of fabric. The shape is […]


How to fill in a monogram or initial in raised stem-stitch

  Hello stitching world ♪♫♬♪   Today, I thought I would show you how to embroider a letter in raised stem-stitch — an ideal way to form a three-dimensional shape with a lovely texture.   The letter C filled in with raised stem-stitch. Click on the image to enlarge         When you need a personalised […]


Superb ribbon embroidery by Sonia Canlay from La Bouilladisse in France

  G’Day, stitching world ♫♬♪♫♬♪♫♬♪   Oh but I have a beauty for you today! A gorgeous piece by Sonia Canlay from La Bouilladisse, which is in Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of France.   Click on the images to enlarge          Irresistible Irises and Spring flowers! Don’t you just love them?     Sonia (Cоня Кленицка) wrote to me: […]

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