Embroidery Books

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Book Title Description Author Price
The Art of Felting and Silk Ribbon Embroidery 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 fabulous results. Working in close association with felt specialist Toody Cassidy, and featuring art by felt designer Razaan Jakoet, this is a book to delight and inspire beginners keen to work with the striking fusion of felt and silk.

Learn to make flat nuno felting and felt surfaces, using wool, wool and silk and paper silk, and adorn these with exquisite silk ribbon designs. Beginning with detailed instructions on the felted backgrounds, followed by a step-by-step section on how to make the flowers and creatures in silk, the book then introduces readers to 16 stunning projects, from pieces to hang in your home through to accessories you can wear and keep, to practice and apply your newfound embroidery skills.

Di Van Niekerk R260.00
Blommefeetjies Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Vyf van Cicely Mary Barker se verruklike blommefeetjies is vir die eerste keer omskep in lintborduur en stumpwerkontwerpe vir almal wat kreatiewe drie dimensionele borduurwerk geniet. Hierdie titel bevat hope nuwe tegnieke en idees en nabyskote van tegnieke en stap-vir-stap aanwysings wys jou hoe om: Pragtige blomme en blare met sy- en organzalint te borduur; delikate stumpwerkvlerkies in organzastof en sygaring te skep; organza- en sylintappliek vir blare en blomblare te gebruik; bekoorlike stumpwerk-insekte te skep; die feetjies in lae organza te tooi en die pragtigste hare te borduur; verruklike feetjieklere in kort-en-langsteek te borduur.

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00
Flower Fairies Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers. Now, for the first time, five of her beautiful fairies are introduced not only to ribbon embroidery and stumpwork fans, but to all needlecrafters who enjoy creative, three-dimensional embroidery. With numerous new ideas and techniques, this title has been designed to appeal to both beginners and advanced embroiderers. Easy-to-follow, close-up photography and step-by-step instructions will show you how to: Embroider the exquisite flowers and leaves in silk and organza ribbon; make the delicate stumpwork wings in organza and silky threads; use organza and silk ribbon to make applique leaves and petals; make charming stumpwork insects; dress the fairies in layers of organza and embroider their hair; embroider the fairies' clothing in long and short stitch - the easy way; create three-dimensional designs using colour, texture and shapes.

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00
Monogramme & Woorde Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Hierdie titel wys jou stap vir stap hoe om 26 pragtige monogramme in lintborduurwerk te maak. Daar is idees vir vinnige, maklike monogramversierings vir items soos baba kombersies en -kleertjies, teddiebeertjies en sagte speelgoed, boek-omslae, kaartjies, trougeskenke en ander items vir tuisversiering. Dit kan vir enige taal aangepas word, hetsy Afrikaans, Frans, Duits, en selfs Russies, met eindelose moontlikhede vir woordsamestellings en projekte. Leer hoe om die 26 letters en ander patroonplate op weefstof oor te dra. Daar is verskeie bykomende ontwerpe in kleur vir geborduurde kaartjies en ander items. Propvol nuttige wenke en raad vir monogramprojekte, en idees om jou gevoelens vir iemand spesiaal in borduurwerk uit te druk. Basiese tegnieke word stap vir stap ge-illustreer met naby foto's en met eenvoudige aanwysings verduidelik.

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00
Monongrams & Words Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers.Learn how to make quick and easy monogrammed letters and words for the embellishment of quilts, baby blankets and bibs, teddy bears and other soft toys, journals, cards, home decor pieces, wedding and other gifts and much more. Designed to be used for many languages, the title enables embroiderers to make up words in French, Spanish, German or Russian, English or isiZulu -- the possibilities are endless with loads of ideas for application. Templates for 26 beautiful letters in watercolour -- learn how to print or transfer them onto fabric. Use any of the many gorgeous additional designs (in full colour) for borders, cards and tags for scrapbooking, lids and the embellishment of boxes. Learn how to use embroidered words to express your feelings to someone special in embroidery. Step-by-step photographs show the basic techniques, accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions. A stitch gallery clearly illustrates all the stitches used, including many ways to do silk ribbon roses. Click here for designs and requirements

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00
Lintborduur en Stumpwerk Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Hierdie titel is 'n moet vir alle liefhebbers van lintborduur en stumpwerk en stel selfs die beginner in staat om hierdie ongelooflike projek sonder moeite te voltooi. Vir gevorderde borduurders is daar 'n aantal nuwe tegnieke as verrassing. Elkeen van die twaalf panele word volledig met stap-vir-stap foto's en aanwysings verduidelik, met 'n lys van alle naalde, garing en linte wat gebruik word. Die titel bevat 'n omvattende stekewoordeboek met meer as 40 sketse van steke, algemene inligting oor stumpwerktegnieke, en meer as 30 blomontwerpe om van te kiess en te leer Klik hier vir meer besonderhede en benodigdhede.

Di Van Niekerk R 225.00
Ribbon Emroidery and Stumpwork Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers. This book is a must for all lovers of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. It is suitable for first-time embroiderers as well as those who wish to learn brand new techniques. It is unique in its combination of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. The twelve panels are each individually explained with step-by-step photographs and instructions, including a comprehensive guide to all needles, thread and ribbon required. Click here for design and requirements

Di Van Niekerk R 225.00
Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork: Original floral design with over 30 models This new edition of this best-selling book, first published in 2004, is a must have for all lovers of ribbon embroidery and stumpwork. It is suitable for first-time embroiderers as well as those who wish to brush up on certain techniques. In addition to modified text to suit techniques and materials available on the market today, the names and colors of the threads and ribbons used in the design have been updated. Also included are lots of new photographs and a completely new layout.
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Di Van Niekerk R 255.30
A Perfect world Ribbon embroidery Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers. This book is a must for all ribbon embroidery and stumpwork enthusiasts. A substantial 160 page book, it is packed with new ideas and techniques that will appeal not only to all embroiderers, but also to other crafters such as quilters, knitters, fabric painters, scrapbookers or home decor enthusiasts. Included in each panel are innovative ideas for a variety of crafts. More and more crafters are wishing to learn how to combine ribbon embroidery and especially stumpwork with their crafts to make their own distinctive work of art and this book will help you do just that! The original watercolor design is by South African botanical artist, Verde. There are 17 panels in the magnificent sampler and 60 different elements in the design with a clear stitch gallery to guide you. Flowers and creatures from all over the world, many of them never having been done before, . are included in the sampler, so there is something for everyone. The embroidery for each element is shown step-by-step with clear and beautiful photographs. Click here for the design and requirements

Di Van Niekerk R 230.00
'n Wonderwêreld vir lintborduur- en stumpwerk Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Hierdie boek is 'n moet vir alle lintborduur en stumpwerk liefhebbers. Dis 160 bladsye, gepak met nuwe idees en tegnieke wat elke borduurster, kwilter, breier, plakboek liefhebber en dekor entoesias sal inspireer. In elke paneel is daar innoverende idees vir 'n verskeidenheid kunswerke. Meer en meer mense wil leer hoe om lintborduur en spesifiek stumpwerk te inkorporeer om hul eie kunswerke te skep en hierdie boek sal jou help om dit reg te kry! Die oorspronklike waterverf ontwerp is gedoen deur die Suid-Afrikaanse botaniese kunstenaar, Verde. Daar is 17 panele en 60 verskillende elemente saamgevat in 'n pragtige ontwerp. Blomme en ander kreature van oral oor die wêreld, waarvan sommige nog nooit voorheen geborduur is nie, is in hierdie ontwerp - dus is daar iets vir almal. Elke element in hierdie borduurwerk word met stap-vir-stap instruksies en pragtige foto's verduidelik. Klik hier vir die ontwerp en benodigdhede

Di Van Niekerk R 230.00
Silk Ribbon Embroidery - a collaboration of artists from around the world This book is currently out of print. Author of 10 embroidery books, Di van Niekerk is a world renowned silk ribbon and fibre artist. Every year or two she holds an International Silk Ribbon Embroidery competition. In doing so, selected designs are chosen from her range of panels which are available from her stockists worldwide and from her website: www.dicraft.com Embroiderers are invited to stitch them using her range of hand painted silk and organza ribbons, employing their own ideas and techniques using any choice of thread, wool, fibre (or anything else) to add to their creation. This book features the exquisite pieces by the winners of the 2012 competition. Showcasing the work of silk ribbon artists from all over the world, it is an international collaboration of exquisite talent and skill. Intended to inspire, rather than instruct, this is a book to dip into for ideas. One that will take you forward and show you that just about anything is possible. It is a valuable addition to the silk ribbon embroiderer’s library.

Di Van Niekerk Out of Print
Rose in sylint en organza Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Hierdie titel leer jou meer as 60 splinternuwe tegnieke op 'n roosborduurlap wat spesiaal daarvoor ontwerp is. Die pragtige syrose en organzablare sal byval vind by almal van sylintborduurders en kwilters tot tekstielkunstenaars en klereontwerpers, en is geskik vir enige denkbare gebruik: versier 'n hoed, gebreide sak, gehekelde serp, kralehanger, die deksel van 'n juwelierskissie of die spesiale rok wat jy op jou troudag dra. Daar is tegnieke vir 16 verskillende rose wat tussen 'n latwerk van roosknoppies, blare en stingels blom. Leer hoe om verskeie rooskroonblare te maak, asook roosbottels, kelkblare, stammetjies en blare, uitgeblomde rose en meeldrade, voëltjies en 'n nessie, skoenlappers, strikke en blou reen. Daar is iets vir elke handwerker wat graag wil leer hoe om kreatief met sy- en organzalint te werk. Klik hier vir ontwerp en benodigdhede

Di Van Niekerk R 260.00
Roses in silk and organza Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers. This title teaches more than 60 brand new techniques, some easy, and some more complex. Whether you learn on the exquisite rose sampler specially designed for the title, or make only one rose, this is a book that you will refer to often for years to come, especially when you wish to do something exceptional. Learn how to make beautiful, delicate, realistic, silk roses and organza leaves, and have fun making them for a friend or for a special project. Perfect for silk ribbon fans, crazy quilters, fibre artists, card makers, dress designers - there is a rose in this title for every occasion: adorning a hat, knitted bag, crochet scarf, beaded necklace, a lid of a jewellery box. Or make a beautiful rose for that most special outfit of all-your wedding dress. Techniques include 16 different roses blooming amongst the latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems. Learn how to make petals and rose hips, sepals, stems and leaves, spent roses and stamens, and gorgeous little birds, a birds next, beautiful butterflies, bows and wisteria. There is something for every crafter eager to learn how to create with silk and organza. Click here for design and requirements

Di Van Niekerk R 260.00
Little flowers in silk and organza ribbon Orders for this book depends on availability at the Printers. This irresistible book is all about making little flowers in silk and organza ribbon. Using a combination of ribbon and thread, stumpwork and other techniques, you will learn how to create gorgeous poppies, sweet strawberry blossoms, delightful daffodils and a ring of daisies. Or enjoy making magnificent wild roses and double roses…. Chamomiles and meadow grass in 3D, with butterflies and bees and so much more. Packed with information and many new techniques, this book will inspire every needlecrafter, from the beginner to the advanced. Share in the joy of learning how to make beautiful life-like flowers and little creatures in ribbon and thread. All completed projects are smaller than A4 size and templates of all the original designs are included, with easy-to-follow instructions on how to layer the embroidery and stumpwork to achieve the exquisite three-dimensional effect. An extensive range of step-by-step photographs as well as a complete gallery of stitches make it virtually impossible to go wrong.

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00
Blomme in sy- en organza lint Bestelling van die boek hang af van beskikbaarheid by die Uitgewers. Hierdie boek met onweerstaanbare stap-vir-stap-projekte is toegespits op klein blommetjies in sy- en organzalint. Deur garing- en lintborduurwerk, stumpwerk en ander tegnieke te kombineer, kan jy bekoorlike aarbeiblommetjies, pragtige narsings, madeliefiekrans, manjifieke wilderose, 3D kamille- en papawerblomme met skoenlappers en liewenheersbesies en nog baie meer maak. Sylint entoesiaste, van groentjies tot ervare borduurders, sal in die boek hope inligting en nuwe tegnieke kry wat hulle sal inspireer en in staat stel om 'n groot verskeidenheid lewensgetroue blomme en diertjies van lint en gare te skep. Al die voltooide projekte is kleiner as A4-grootte en patrone van al die oorspronklike ontwerpe word ingesluit. Daar is maklik verstaanbare aanwysings oor hoe om die borduur- en stumpwerk in lae aan te bring sodat die verruklike driedimensionele voorkoms verkry word. Volledige stap-stap-foto's en 'n geillustreerde lys van steke maak al die projekte haalbaar.

Di Van Niekerk R 250.00