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Learn to make 122 exquisite floral elements with ribbon, using just 7 basic knots and stitches. Create a stunning fabric landscape and fill it with beautiful ribbon blooms like sweet cottage daffodils, bold and bright dahlias, or perfect little sweet peas. Suitable for every skill level, this indispensable guide shows you all the flower-making basics with plenty of how-to photos. It’s a complete compendium with ribbon styles, selection and care, cutting charts, troubleshooting tips, and a gallery of inspirational ideas for using the floral vignettes you design. Add lovingly handmade details to everything you sew from quilts to craft projects to fashion accessories.
Christen Brown has been creating with fiber and fabric since childhood. She studied fashion design in college and has been creating wearable art since 1986. Her ribbon work has been featured worldwide in galleries, fashion shows, and magazines such as Martha Stewart Weddings. Christen lives in San Diego, CA. www.christenbrown.com
By Christen Brown