Ribbon embroidery is a simple, beautiful and versatile technique that dates back to the seventeeth century. This book brings it up to date with fresh instruction on floral classics, as well as stunning contemporary designs. With over 400 colour step-by-step photographs to guide the reader through each stitch,This beautiful book by Sophie Long demonstrates the speed and simplicity of ribbonwork, and explains how it can be combined with other techniques to add detail and depth to a piece of embroidery. Step-by-step photographs guide the reader through each stitch. Detailed instructions explain how ribbonwork can be combined with a range of other techniques. Help and advice is provided throughout on working with silk ribbons and projects demonstrate how to use these stitches.