From history, personal experience, basic knowledge to practical applications, Yuan Weilin gudes you through every detail of this delicate ribbon embroidery on fabric.
This ribbon embroidery book breaks through the traditional style of Western silk ribbon embroidery by incorporating traditional Chinese elements such as simple layouts with liubai (leaving blank) as well as incorporating the contemporary Chinese art to create silk ribbon embroideries that are unique and ethereal.
Readers will find dozens of basic stitching techniques with detailed steps and illustrations that are ranging from small scale decorations on mirrors and handheld fans to large scale stitch art. The patterns include flowers, trees, fish, prawns, architecture and more. Among the different stitches, the prawns, peony and lotus leaf are originated by the author with years of experience. There are more than 20 drojects ranging from small scale for the beginner to large scale for the more experienced embroiderers.