How to make spider roses

Embroidery is making a come back and I am not surprised as it is such a lovely skill to have. For many of us our introduction to it was at primary school and, like riding a bike, it is a skill never to be forgotten! So bring back chain stitch, lazy daisies and French knots. This blog covers making pretty little spider roses

Spider roses are also known as woven, woven spoke or wagon wheel roses. Although they are easy to do and only take a few minutes the result is very effective, whether made with silk ribbon or embroidery floss.

The possibilities are endless and there are projects available for all skill levels from complete beginner onwards. I actually enjoy designing my own projects but get lots of inspiration online.

This step-by-step tutorial shows how to sew spider roses with silk ribbon


……and ribbon plus embroidery floss roses on YouTube

These are some of my projects that have spider roses as part or all of the design

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