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The winners of the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012!

 

 

The winners of the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012!

 

I am so honoured and so happy to publish the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012 list of winners! These are the world’s best entries and I am so proud of every one of you.

There were so many exquisite entries and each piece was made with such love and care. To everyone who entered, I thank you. Thank you for your love and dedication to this art form.

I salute you all 

 

And the winners are:

 

Competition winners 2012 To be published in a new silk ribbon embroidery book!
America Nancy Leasure from Seminole, Florida, USA for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)
America Carol Bianconi from Huntington Beach, Southern California, USA for her Girl Reaching
Australia Jane Stilgoe from Booleroo Centre, South Australia for her Girl Reaching
Russia Marina Zherdeva from Moscow, Russia for her Bench in the Rose Garden
Russia Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg, Russia for her Stop and Smell the Roses
Russia Valentina  Ilkova from Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai, Russia for her Chair and Cosmos
Russia Larissa Torop from Psebai, Mostovskoy, Russia for her Oranges-and-Bougainvillea
Russia Tamara Sherstuk from Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai, Russia for her Beautiful Place
Russia Marina Zherdeva from Moscow, Russia for her Olive- the Owl
Russia Olga Smirnova from St. Petersburg, Russia for her Red Owl
South Africa Annamaria Kelly from Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa for her Red Rose Garden
South Africa Marie Mordue from Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa for her Beautiful Place
South Africa Joey van Tonder from BethlehemFree State, South Africa for her Shades of Summer
South Africa Leonie Arendt from Equestria, Pretoria, South Africa for her House with a Picket Fence
South Africa Leonora Roodt from Bergbron, Johannesburg, South Africa for her Shades of Summer
Sri Lanka Poorna Kularatne from Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka for her House with a Picket Fence
Sweden Kristina Nilsson from Piteå Sweden for her Rose Sampler
Sweden Lena Thiel from Västerås, Sweden for her Olive – the owl
Turkey Nermin Ağrıdağ from Bursa, Türkiye (Turkey) for her Children Fishing
Turkey Oya Altınkök from Bursa, Türkiye(Turkey) for her Fleur gathering flowers with Manon
Ukraine Elena Lisovitskaya from Lugansk, Ukraine for her Danielle cuddling her baby chick

 

CONGRATULATIONS!! All of the artists above will be published in a gorgeous book for everyone to see up close and to learn from the exquisite pictures!

Some of the many gifted artists to be featured in a new book:  Silk Ribbon Embroidery  - a collaboration of artists from around the world

Some of the many gifted artists to be featured in a new book:
Silk Ribbon Embroidery – a collaboration of artists from around the world

 

 

And the judges’ TOP choice, for best project, goes to Marina Zherdeva from Moscow for her exquisite landscape:  Bench in the Rose Garden. Congratulations Marina!

 

Here is a glimpse of what Marina made in her landscape – I cannot show the entire piece as this will feature in the new book…

 

 

5  One of the many gifted artists to be featured in a new book

 

and another view …

 

By Marina Zherdeva from Moscow

 

and the leaves:

 

3 By Marina Zherdeva from Moscow

 

 

And another view :)

 

 

By Marina Zherdeva from Moscow

 

 

 

♫♥♫♥♫ The following artists were highly acclaimed by the judges… and these artists will feature in the SHEER INSPIRATION part of the new book! Congratulations!

 

Highly acclaimed To feature in the Sheer Inspiration part of the book
America Mania  Badmagrian from Glendale, California, USA for her Rose Sampler
Australia Claire Rubie from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia for her Girl Reaching
Hong Kong Annisa Lam from Hong Kong for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)
Russia Marina Kukuy from Russia for her Bench in the Rose Garden
South Africa Franci Jv Rensburg from Pretoria, South Africa for her Sunflowers and White Roses
South Africa Margot Kerr from Secunda, South Africa for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)
South Africa Karin Leith from Wapadrand, Pretoria, South Africa for her Tranquil Waters (Black Swans)
South Africa Ita van Heerden from Centurion, Gauteng province, South Africa for her Chair and Cosmos

 

What happens next?

 

Annine van Reenen, the editor of this book, will be in touch with every winner by e-mail to collect the material that she requires for the new book. Please check your e mails and assist Annine with her requests for material for the book.

 

 

The sooner Annine can gather everything from you, the sooner the book will be published!

 

Annine has been a Handcraft Editor and Home Décor Editor for many years. She has also written and published her own handcraft book and with all her experience, she is the perfect person to assist the winners with what she will need to publish this beautiful book!

 

 

Silk Ribbon Embroidery — a collaboration of artists from around the world

Silk Ribbon Embroidery – a collaboration of artists from around the world will be published  in the next few months and it will be available worldwide via Amazon and Kalahari as an e-book for colour Kindles and colour e-readers and it will also be available in printed format for those who wish to have a stunningly beautiful book in their homes.

 

So excited! To keep in touch you are welcome to subscribe for free and I will update you as soon as I have news about the publishing date.

 

Happy weekend everybody and try to have a rest!

 

Love

Di

 

 

12 Responses to The winners of the International Silk Ribbon Embroidery Competition 2012!

  1. Wavatar NAOUEL says:

    ما شاء الله

  2. Wavatar Jasmina says:

    Veliki pozdrav!

    Oduševljena sam ovom tehnikom, kao i radovima koje sam pogledala na Vašem sajtu. Jedva čekam da mi omogućite da imam knjigu i da usavršim ovu tehniku. Puno pozdrava i uspjeha u radu iz Bosne i Hercegovine.

    Jasmina Semič

    P.S. Nadam se da će knjiga brzo

  3. Wavatar JANE says:

    Many thanks to you Di for your inspiration and dedication to offer this competition to us. It must involve an enormous amount of organisation and hard work, so thankyou very much.
    To the judges, well what does one say? All I can say is I am glad I did not have to make the decisions you did! But thank you so very much for your hard work and time.
    To Annine, you must be an amazing person to take on the publishing of this book so thank you very much and we look so forward to owning one of these one day.
    Love and respect to all concerned,
    Jane

  4. Wavatar Марина Кукуй says:

    Конкурс был завораживающий.Поражает образовавшееся мировое сообщество.Работа Марины
    Жердевой на уровне мировых стандартов.Потрясающе великолепна.С нетерпением буду ждать
    публикации технологии этого чуда.

  5. Wavatar Annette says:

    Your all such an inspiration. I can only hope one day to make a keepsake like yours!

  6. Wavatar Marie-Claire says:

    CONGREATULATION to all the winners beautiful I LOVE IT,greatings Marie-Claire

  7. Wavatar Leonie Arendt - Pretoria says:

    Ek en Viv Trent het darem vanaand die dakke hier in Pretoria laat lig van opgewondenheid. Soos so baie van jou prente was dit absoluut ‘n genot om daaraan te werk. Ek doen so voort met nog ‘n hele paar.

    Wonderlike groete
    Leonie Arendt

  8. Wavatar Suzanne Ammann says:

    Is there a way to get on a waiting list to pre-order the book?

  9. Wavatar Renn says:

    Congratulations everyone on your beautiful embroidery. I have goosebumps from these magnificent pictures! Well done – I am so proud of your work :)

    • and Marina Zherdeva sends this reply to you from Moscow :)

      Thank you, dearest Renn!

      My congratulations to all the winners – thank you for your beautiful pieces we’ll be lucky to see in the new book!
      My acknowledgment to the judges for their work – they have had hard time!
      And my sincere gratitude to our Di – our invaluable inspirer!!! Thank you for all you energy and efforts!
      Love –
      Marina,
      Moscow, Russia

      XXXXX

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