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    DescriptionLearn how to make delicate, beautiful and realistic silk roses and organza leaves, and have fun making them for a friend, or for a special project. There is a flower for every occasion: adorning a hat or a knitted bag, embellishing a crocheted scarf or adding beauty to a beaded necklace. Techniques include 16 different roses, blooming amongst a latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems. Learn how to make rose petals and rose hips, sepals, stems and leaves, spent roses and stamens, and gorgeous little birds, a bird's nest, beautiful butterflies, bows and wisteria. There is something for everyone in these pages and it is amazing how easy, enjoyable and rewarding these techniques are.


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    Title
    Di Van Niekerk's Roses
    Subtitle
    In Silk and Organza Ribbon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Di Van Niekerk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 206 mm
    Height: 258 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844488742
    ISBN 10: 1844488748
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WFW, WFB
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 746
    B&T Approval Code: A04505660
    BISAC V2.8: CRA008000
    DC23: 746.447
    Thema V1.0: WFB, WFW
    Illustrations note
    150 colour
    Publisher
    Search Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Search Press Ltd
    Publication date
    05 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Tunbridge Wells
    Author Information
    Di Van Niekerk began with needlecraft at a very young age and has always been fascinated by colour and texture. She makes her own range of silk and organza ribbons and exports worldwide. Her business Crafts Unlimited was founded in 1988 and has grown from strength to strength. She is regularly invited to teach at needlecraft conventions overseas and her books have been translated into many languages. Crafters all over the world can visit her interactive website www.dicraft.co.za
    Review quote
    The vintage craze is perhaps typified by roses. Adding a rosy touch to everything from a crocheted scarf to a beaded necklace is explored in Di Van Niekerk's book. The tome includes 16 different roses for crafters to produce realistic creations blooming among a latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems, and is suitable for beginners to advanced.-Craft Business Whether you learn on the exquisite rose sampler specially designed for the book, or make only one rose, this is a book that you will refer to often, especially when you wish to make something exceptional. Learn how to make delicate, beautiful and realistic silk roses and organza leaves, and have fun making them for a friend, or a special project. There is a flower for every occasion: adorning a hat or a knitted bag, embellishing a crocheted scarf or adding beauty to a beaded necklace. Techniques include 16 different roses, blooming amongst a latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems. Learn how to make rose petals and rose hips, sepals, stems and leaves, spent roses and stamens, and gorgeous little birds, a bird's nest, beautiful butterflies, bows and wisteria. There is something for everyone in these pages and it is amazing how easy, enjoyable and rewarding these techniques are. As artistically inclined mother and a keen interest in all things beautiful got Di off to an early start as an embroiderer. Her love for this discipline soon became her livelihood and started an embroidery business was just another natural progression for this talented crafter. She opened her first shop in the Natal Midlands and when the family decided to uproot and move to Johannesburg, along went the business. After four years of running one of Johannesburg's most successful embroidery shops, the family's urge to settle in Cape Town became too strong to ignore. Di now lives in the Mother City where she runs two successful embroidery shops. The end product of her latest interest, hand painting her own range of silk and organza ribbons for embroidery, is marketed to retail outlets worldwide.-Workbox This book is brimful of delicate, beautiful and realistic silk roses and organza leaves. We learn how to make 16 different roses plus petals and rose hips, sepals, stems, leaves and stamens along with gorgeous birds, beautiful butterflies and bows. With something for everyone it's amazing how easy and enjoyable this craft can be.-Machine Knitting Monthly