Based on material previously published as "Beginner's Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery" in 1998 and "Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Designs & Techniques" in 2002, this useful handbook provides all the techniques you need to create beautiful silk ribbon embroideries. Based on just three basic stitches and gathering techniques, learn how to stitch over thirty-five different flowers, including roses, geraniums, irises, pansies, sweet peas and more, and there are over fifteen more detailed projects to take your newly developed skills even further, all with templates and full instructions provided. As well as stitching, this book covers painting and stenciling backgrounds on to the fabric; painting the ribbons themselves; and, how to mount and frame your finished pieces. This is a beautifully presented, highly comprehensive and inspiring book for anyone interested in silk ribbon embroidery. It is presents in a practical, wire-bound format. All the techniques, materials and equipment are fully explained with clear, step-by-step instructions. Details are provided for over thirty-five different flowers, and over fifteen more advanced projects in this title. All the templates required are provided in the book.