Ribbon : The Art of Adornment

Ribbon: The Art of Adornment
Nicholas Kniel and Timothy Wright
9 x 11 x 1
224 pages, 215 photographs
ISBN 10: 1-4236-0346-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-4236-0346-7
Gibbs Smith, Publisher (September 2008)

An element of luxury and elegance, ribbon has been used as adornment since antiquity. In Ribbon: The Art of Adornment, ribbon experts Nicholas Kniel and Timothy Wright celebrate the history, versatility, and beauty of this textile accoutrement. Through hundreds of stunning, stylish photos, Ribbon gives inspiration and ideas for using ribbon in home decor, including tabletops, pillows and curtains, and holiday decorating; gift adornment; fashion; weddings; parties; and more. Learn techniques for tying bows and other methods of working with ribbon, as well as how to purchase, care for, and store ribbon. Also included is a helpful glossary defining textile and sewing terms and a comprehensive resource section, giving you all the inspiration and information you need for immersing yourself in the extravagant world of ribbon.