|*Author: Gibb, Helen *Subtitle: Techniques for Making Ribbon Flowers and Trimmings *Publication Date: 2004/07/01 *Number of Pages: 254 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.50 *Height: 7.75|
From the Publisher:
Leading ribbonwork designer, Helen Gibb?s love of antique handwork transpires in another sumptuous book of ribbon delights. This eye appealing treasure, blooming with more beautiful bouquets?to make or savor? expands on classic techniques for manipulating and stitching ribbon. Blending directions for fashioning ribbonwork pieces of today with those of centuries past, Ribbonwork includes illustrated instructions for starting and ending stitches; single, double, triple, and figure 8 loop bows; flower and flower center knots; fan shape pleats; center, edge, and zigzag gatherings; blossoms, rosette/filler, pansy, and violet flowers; dipped, rolled, and pinched petals; stamens, stemming, and wrapping; prairie, boat, and curved leaves; and more.