I love contributing to magazines, either by submitting tutorials or getting interviewed for feature articles.  Most recently I have featured in three international magazines, and this is my second time contributing to two of them! (see here for and here other articles):    Porcelain Flash, Switzerland, February 2014, No.29. I have a 9 page ...

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Are you looking for something new to embroider? If you answer is yes, then read on...I think you'll love these inspiring designs- AND I think you'll love the special event which you're invited to at the bottom of this post! If you don't embroider, but love to be inspired by beautiful creations, or maybe you do crazy quilting or other forms of sewi ...

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It was 4.30 am in Melbourne and I presented a ribbon embroidery demonstration via skype to a VIP event at NeedleDelux in St Petersburg, Russia.   The focus for this demonstration was to look at how to create layered effects in two different styles when working on painted backgrounds.  Here are the two ribbon embroidery projects I presented: Violets w ...

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Silk Ribbons and roses...what am I doing??  If you've read most of the posts to date, I'm busy painting on a variety of projects, so what do I do when I need a break? I spend time in my rose garden.  I always share my garden with my online friends and followers, and I've written and posted about it my blogs before...but this is where I relax and have sp ...

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This project was finished last year, where I creating art with porcelain and ribbon embroidery, but it entailed a lot of problem solving along the way.  Sometimes I like to create a mini artworks within an artwork, so I painted a small porcelain shoe with raised paste  roses and gilding, added gold pen work rose buds, and filled the opening of the shoe ...

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