Embroider a simple rose and embellish it with bows; stitch a garland worked on decorative card; use fabric paints and create stunning colours for a spray of flowers; repeat single flowers and make exquisite designs; add containers; make seasonal figures. You can also learn how to colour ribbons and to create stems. Clear diagrams accompany each of the projects and the techniques are simple and fun to do. This practical guide is packed with inspirational ideas and practical information.
First and foremost, Ann Cox is a silk ribbon embroidery designer who runs her own company selling silk ribbons and kits. She teaches at colleges of further education, takes classes in her own studio and gives talks to clubs and guilds. She is also a professional cake decorator, a very keen gardener and is interested in many other crafts, especially those relating to flowers. Ann lives with her husband, Ashley, in a small viallage near Southampton in Hampshire. Ann has her own website : http://www.anncoxsilkribbons.co.uk/