​Silk ribbon embroidery.

Embroidery – the process is quite long and laborious. Try to master the technique of embroidery with silk ribbons. Such pictures with three-dimensional images perfectly fit into any interior. Technique of ribbon embroidery is quite simple compared with cross embroidery. It does not require much effort, the main thing remember the simplest stitches and elements, and it will be all plain sailing.

For the silk ribbon embroidery you need thick base fabric. But for beginners, it is desirable to use canvas in order to obtain a clean and smooth image. Embroidery hoop is better to choose a little more, if possible.

Silk ribbons can be purchased at any store that sells sewing supplies. When buying needles, pay attention to hole of a needle, it must be big for a wide ribbon. The ribbon should slide freely when sewing. The ribbons, is better to buy of silk or satin. They are beautiful shimmer at the light and the picture looks more spectacularly. In addition, with such ribbons aesthetically pleasant to work.

Technique of ribbon embroidery can be combined with the usual technique of stitch embroidery. For example, the flowers you can create in the form of volume buds, and small neat leaves and stems you can embroider with silk thread. Do not forget about butterflies, dragonflies and bees, they always enliven the picture and make it more natural.

Silk ribbon embroidery involves several stages: simple stitches, loops, knots. At first, you can train to perform these elements on a separate piece of fabric, and then start to work. You can choose the schemes of embroidery in store for needlework or on the Internet. They are far facilitate the work of the beginner.

You can decorate not only the walls in the apartment. By gentle ribbons can be embroidered angels on pillow of your baby or colorful roses on the cushions. The main thing – to show imagination, patience!

​Beading.

Beading – one of the most beautiful types of needlework. Small glass beads, from which are made decorations, look very gently and gracefully. Colored beads tempting glitter and sparkle in the sun. In addition, it is one of the most inexpensive hobbies. It requires only beads and mono filament. Even the smallest adornment will always be pleasing to the eyes. Such decorations you can present as souvenirs to friends and family.

Beaded Jewelry are harmoniously combined with clothing in the eastern style, with colorful fabrics. Needlewomen often make necklaces and bracelets, but as a set can be made and earrings, belt or pendant. For weaving beads are used special schemes, which show not only the colors of beads, but also the direction of the mono filament, thread or wire.

To make it easier to work, use a special palette for beads. It’s such a socket with a recess. For example, a cell in one row – a blue tint, in the other – red, in the third – green. Better start from the most simple products such as bracelets with one or two colors.

Beads can be of different kinds: simple, Bohemian, Chinese, Japanese and the spangle, also it can be transparent and non-transparent. For beginners, we recommend to start with simple transparent beads, they are smooth, round, with a wide hole. Spangle and Bohemian beads are very pretty sparkle in the sun due to the fact that they have the faceted edges.

Fortunately, now in stores and on the Internet you can find a lot of wonderful schemes for beadwork and detailed instructions to them. So, the main thing – do not afraid to begin. Certainly, it is painstaking work, which will require endurance and patience, but the result will fulfill all expectations.

Beautiful cute toys or souvenirs can be used as a key ring, pendant on a mobile phone or you can just place them on the table.

Needlework.

Interests and hobbies of young people, primarily depend on epoch in which they live. But there are values that came to us from time immemorial, that do not lose their relevance, regardless of age. Undoubtedly, an embroidery is one of them. Earlier, this exquisite and noble skill was valued among the aristocracy.

In an age when industrial embroidery machines existed only in the wildest fantasies, embroidery and knitting by hand was a favorite pastime of young girls of noble birth. For centuries, the secrets of the craft passed down from generation to generation.

In today\’s society where everything is subordinated to a furious pace, is difficult to imagine the energetic young people engaged in knitting or embroidery. Nevertheless, these kinds of arts and crafts have their followers among the young. Modern needlework attracts, first of all, creative people who create real masterpieces of applied art. There are those who simply enjoys knitting and embroidery. Manufacturing of hand-made products, being fashionable and sought-after type of needlework, often becomes a profitable and interesting business. Some people buy industrial sewing machines, equip the workshop and are engaged in sewing clothes, while others create their own masterpieces by hand.

Today, when mass production reigns, handmade products are valued at a premium. Modern needlework is presented by various kinds: patchwork, decoupage, beading, embroidery, knitting, etc.

All that is done by hands, retains heat and a piece of the soul of its creator, and therefore has a special power. Everything that is made with love – is always beautiful, stylish and fashionable.