Ribbon embroidery is a fabulous example of a fiber art. I think that this is a beautiful example of ribbon embroidery by an artist that used to be on deviantART, Lusi, and sadly the account has been removed. Can you imagine this on a comforter or even on a couture wedding gown?
This is a close up image of one type of a ribbon embroidery method by Fairy Fox on Flickr.
She has several images that are great step-by-steps of ribbon embroidery on felt.
Fairy Fox has a shop on Etsy as well where she sells adorable DIY felt products & patterns.
This is yet another really pretty example of ribbon embroidery by artist, Kwok Wing Sum.
Here is a Ribbon Embroidery How To from BHG – it has several illustrations of close up stitches which surprisingly (to me) are very similar to traditional embroidery stitches!
Here is another tutorial about Ribbon Embroidery stitches that is a little more detailed from Stitching.com.
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This is a great site for supplies. Everything for the beginner to the expert and in between.
Joann’s Fabric & Craft Store has a huge supply of silk ribbon