Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Tutorial - Small Iris














As I mentioned in the earlier lesson
on the Bearded Iris, this is a more
petite version of an Iris in 4 mm. ribbon.




Step 1: Make a loose detached chain for the lower petal.

Step 2: If you wish change over to another colour or use the same one.
Make Two Ribbon Stitches to the side as above, leaving a area in the middle.


Step 3: Take three Ribbon Stitches upwards,
using the open area in the centre.
This will cover where the side stitches have begun.


Step 4: Thread on 4 mm Yellow Ribbon,
and make One Ribbon Stitch into the Detached Chain, Lower Petal.










Step 5: Make stems with tightly rolled 7 mm. Green
Ribbon, straight or folded Ribbon Stitch Leaves as in the
earlier lesson.

Bud: Overlap three Ribbon Stitches for the bud, and place
some small Ribbon Stitches in green around them.
( I much prefer to do the leaves and stems for the Flower
in 7 mm.and change to 4 mm. for the stem and Bud Calyx. )



This is a rather simple flower to do and if in a grouping as an Iris Bulb would be
looks great.

Carol Daisy

4 comments:

  1. Daisy,
    your tutorials are just great and very easy to understand. thanks for taking your time for delivering these to us.
    I also have a blog dedicated to ribbon embroidery and I was sharing them in turkish at elisidunyamiz.com
    but recently I'm on go to translate my contents to english, it is taking to much time but worth to do it.
    I also shared some silk ribbon embroidery tutorials on my site. Sunflower, Carnation for now. more to come soon.
    Will be following your updates.. lets keep in touch :)

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  2. Hi Carol
    Gorgeous blog! You should be showing off some of those divine brooches you made! Hope the buttons are doing well, you have been linked up as a "friend of Jackobindi" on my blog too. speak soon Kerrie x

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  3. Hifa, Thank you for your kind words. I have had a look at your blog also. And the beautiful embroidery photos. It is a bit hard
    for me as I can only read english. When you
    change over it will be easier for us Westerners. You certainly have a varied range
    of embroidery and crafts. Carol

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  4. Hi Carol, my site is currently active in english. not able to translate all posts yet but will be doing them regularly.you can see it at http://elisidunyamiz.com/en/

    I still need sometime to learn the most common craft terms. your tutorials so also help me a lot for improving my english too.
    added your site to my blogroll at http://elisidunyamiz.com/en/friend-sites/
    Hifa~

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