Book

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"The Magic of Ribbons"

£15.00

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Kay Anderson’s book presents an exciting collection of original ideas for beautiful fashions, soft furnishings and gifts.

This is a must have for anyone who loves the richness of colour and texture that can be created by weaving ribbons with fabric and trimmings.

Packed with projects which are made simple to follow with step by step instructions, with numerous tips and shortcuts.

With four exciting sections, the gift section is designed to inspire the non-sewers and sewers alike with a selection of innovative and affordable gifts, from the desk set to the Christmas stocking for both adults and children. Gift wrapping is beautiful and inspirational.

The furnishings section gives advice in co-ordinating colour schemes for beautifully textured cushions, blinds and bed quilts, is a wonderful way to rejuvenate your surroundings, giving new life to tired furnishings.

The section on fashion will interest everyone who loves to create something a little different for that special occasion. A step by step guide with many sewing tips will enable you to achieve that professional finish for that wonderful outfit you will love to wear.

The final section of designers' sketches presents a wealth of ideas for dressmakers for original garments and accessories. The sketches will help you to design your own outfits by using the sketches as a template for your own designs.

The historical background gives an insight into the ribbon weaving industry from the mid 14th. century to the 20th. century. This spans from Coventry, England, to Lyon and St Etienne, France, across to Basel in Switzerland and the USA, motivating students of all ages to further reading and research into the work and skills of our ancestors and the richness of their beautiful work.

The Book is a treasure trove of ideas designed to give inspiration to the experienced and beginner alike.

Special Offer

Buy the Book & DVD together at the special offer of:

£25.00

plus p/p £2.80

 

If you are interested in ordering 5 or more books/DVD’s then a further discount is available.

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DVD

 

Ribbon & fabric weaving techniques for fashion, soft furnishing & crafts.

DVDIn this DVD Kay invites you to explore her love of rich interesting textures in colour and design which led her to use ribbon as an embellishment, whilst sharing with you her secrets of successful weaving.

 

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