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Site News: New Earthy Silk Ribbon Shades

It happened at last. Brown shades are now available in our silk ribbon palette! Stitching tree trunks, branches, twigs, and even pine cones — those are just some obvious ideas of what you can put new ribbons into. They are also perfect for stitching baskets! The ribbons are available in two width — 4mm and 7mm wide.

Take a preview of the new shades below. Click on a ribbon colour name to go directly to the product page on our online store.

Links for 4mm wide ribbons: Chestnut, Golden Olive, and Walnut
Links for 7mm wide ribbons: Chestnut, Golden Olive, and Walnut

Brown silk ribbon shades

Brown silk ribbon shades

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Site News: New Christmas Bundles

Holly silk ribbon embroidery

Holly silk ribbon embroidery

As the Christmas time gets closer and closer every day, all our thoughts are about festive decorations, tree ornaments, and presents. To aid your Christmas preparations we have combined the most popular seasonal 4mm wide silk ribbons in bundles. Just what’s needed for stitching poinsettias, your lovely Christmas trees, holly leaves, or any other festive foliage you may fancy. They are also work nicely as gift wraps for small sized boxes or packs. Finally, they might come handy to tie in a bow and attach to a Christmas card, a party invitation, or a place card. The bundles contain 12 meters of ribbon in total (3 meters of each colour). Follow the link to find out what ribbon shades each bundle includes.

Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon - Christmas Shades

Christmas Bundle 1 and Christmas Bundle 2

Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon - Christmas Shades

Christmas Bundle

Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon - Christmas Shades 2

Christmas Bundle 2

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Site News: New 7mm wide silk ribbon in Hearty Craft shop

We’ve been asked a lot recently if we stock wider silk ribbon, so we’ve been very busy dyeing new ribbons. Now we’re happy to introduce new fantastic colours in our range of 7mm wide silk ribbons!

Wisteria 7mm silk ribbon embroideryThis month twelve new juicy shades are available in 7mm width. There are deep and reach autumn shades in orange and vinous reminding of autumn colours, as well as the finest pastel blues or hot pinks for flower projects.

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Site News: New Projects and ‘How To’ Tips.

Have you been an holiday this summer yet? We have! That’s why there’s been a while after our last newsletter. But now we are back and proud to present you the new issue. Enjoy with our fresh silk ribbon embroidery tutorials, projects and tips!

More options in our web store. Now there’s no need to use a calculator to figure out ribbon and delivery cost in your currency. The website does all the menial job for you! If it doesn’t show your currency automatically, you can always switch it in a panel on the top right of the shop page. We support six currencies to start with, so now shopping is even easier!

Cushion with ribbon rosesHaven’t given a go stitching ribbon roses yet? Here is a new project with the popular technique of spider web’s weaving! Create a beautiful cushion with variety of outstanding delicate roses, and no one will ever believe it that it was your fist piece in silk ribbon embroidery. The project is quick, easy, and absolutely suitable for beginners. Follow the link for a step-by-step guidance on how to make all the stitching.



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Site News: Cushion Project and ‘How To’ Tips.

Time flies indeed! Proud to present you new issue of our fortnightly newsletter with fresh silk ribbon embroidery tutorials, projects and tips!

More options on our web store. Due to popular demand, we are now stocking shorter skeins of silk ribbon. Most colours are available in 3 or 5 meter long pieces. Regardless of the length all skeins are beautifully packed, which would make a perfect gift for your crafting friends!

Cushion with Silk Ribbon Roses tutorial - FinishedWe’ve completed the series of tutorials covering this lovely cushion project that would be accessible even for absolute beginners. All you need is some silk ribbon, couple of needles, and fabric. Thanks to the work being quick and easy, it could be perfect project for a weekend.

The tutorial consists of two parts. Part one covers embroidery on the front, and the second part is about sewing the cushion itself. If you don’t fancy the idea of making a cushion, the embroidery piece would also look fabulous on a bag or if finished as a hoop-art.
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Site News: Tutorials, new silk ribbon, and more

This month again we’ve got some new silk ribbon to offer! These are Pale Magenta and Mauve shades that are perfect for stitching lavender or hydrangea flowers. We have also got beautiful Teal Green shade perfectly suitable for foliage in 4mm width. Check out the juicy images below.

One of our popular colours Mantis ribbon is now available in 7mm width.

Note, the prices are lower on our branded website compared to any other off-site shops, because we do not need to share the commission, and all the purchases are still covered by PayPal Buyer Protection for added peace of mind. Save you money, shop on!

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Site News: Happy Easter Booklet and New Ribbon Colours

Spring came early and is going to be around for quite some time. To celebrate the spring we are sharing some wonderful news. We have a new Easter booklet and new cheerful colours of hand-dyed silk ribbon in our range!

The Happy Easter embroidery booklet was showcased with a great success on The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show couple of weeks ago. Now it is finally available on the website!

As usual with our booklets inside you will find step-by-step embroidery guide. Even though it does have twelve different stitches, the work is totally suitable for beginners, thanks to very detailed instructions. If you managed a cross stitch kit (or at least half of it), this little festive carrot is surely within your reach!

We always looking to add new colours to our range of hand-painted silk ribbon. We have spent many hours trying to find these great natural-looking shades for your lovely ribbon embroidery pieces. Have a quick glimpse below, but mind you there is more. Check out the entire range in the Ribbon section on our website.


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Site News: Spring Knitting and Stitching Show

This is a quick update, just to let you know that we are all packed for the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014 taking place this week in London, 13-16th of March, in Kensington Olympia exhibition hall. You are very welcome to come and see us in person, our stand number is C52. However, since we are all packed up, we had to take some of the items out of stock, as it would be difficult to process an order during the show. This does not apply to all of the items, predominantly to our selection of silk ribbon. Not to worry, everything and even more will be back in stock afterwards.

Note, a new Easter design will be on sale on the show. We are also bringing some embroidery pieces to showcase what will come out as new kits shortly after the show!

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