Books I Have Authored


How to Make 100 Ribbon Embellishments

Use classic and original manipulation techniques and learn how to make 100 different ribbon embellishments - from braids and trims to rosettes and leaves, also ribbon sculptures, specialty ribbon beads and baubles.


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Precut Patchwork Party

Modern Projects to Sew and Craft with Fabric Strips, Squares and Fat Quarters


What can you do with precut fabrics besides make quilts? Lots! This book is full of ideas for wearables, home decor, accessories, and gifts - all made from precut strips, charm squares, and fat quarters.


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The Complete Photo Guide to Ribbon Crafts

Learn how to make more than 20 different kinds of bows. Includes techniques for making ribbon flowers, trims, and ribbon embroidery. Tips for sewing, weaving, knitting and crafting with ribbon. Ideas for making ribbon jewelry and hair accessories.


A step-by-step reference guide for both novice and expert ribbon crafters.


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© 2014 by Elaine Schmidt Designs.

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