Working with ribbon is becoming increasingly popular, and these designs go beyond the usual floral types available. The methods in this book are easily adapted to designs of varying lengths and are perfect for embellishing garments, drawing together floral designs and home decoration applications. The reader can put a delicate ribbon trim on a jacket or turn a simple pillow into an heirloom with a band of ornate ribbon trim around the edge.
A total of 48 heirloom techniques are covered, with beautiful full-color photos and clear, step-by-step instructions illustrated with drawings. The techniques included here are easy for anyone to do and make great portable projects. Many of the embellishments can be created on a sewing machine, saving time and effort. Trims range from the simple to the ornate for different moods and styles. Many sewers, especially ribbonembroidery enthusaists, will find a wealth of inspiration in this handy book.