Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Gold on Gold

I have been sewing and embroidering a set of silk ribbon embroidered jewelry bags. My previous bags have been colored in rich jewel tones. I thought I’d try something monochromatic for a change – silk ribbon embroidery in gold on gold.

A panel of ribbon embroidered wheat on gold silk dupioni sits in an embroidery frame

Living in farming country, in the rust-colored land on the edge of the Australian desert, wheat sheaves at the end of the harvest season felt like a good way to start.

I think it came out rather well.

A composition of gold wheat stalks is embroidered in silk ribbons on a panel of gold silk fabric

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