Mary Jo Hiney
Craftsy Instructor

Los Osos, California

Mary Jo Hiney learned to sew and embroider at a young age, and she's been combining these skills ever since. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, and has authored more than a dozen how-to craft books, including Romantic Silk Ribbon Keepsakes and Making Decorative Fabric-Covered Boxes. Mary Jo hand-dyes her own line of silk ribbons, and teaches ribbon embroidery workshops around the ... Read Full Bio »

Mary Jo's Craftsy Classes


Embroidering With Ribbon

Embrace the twists and turns of ribbon for exquisite results! Get started as expert embroiderer Mary Jo Hiney shows you how to prevent sinking stitches and keep ribbon dimensional, then walks you through several variations of the versatile straight stitch. Next, learn to keep ribbon flat and wide as you embroider a gorgeous garden of lazy daisy stitches. Master loopy stitches for lovely, textural effects, and bring radiant rosettes to life in a variety of sizes. Then, use your new skills to construct a velvet-covered box and frame, complete with ribbonwork, embroidery and beautiful beading.

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Mary Jo's Projects

Ribbon-Embroidered Frame
Lesson Three Stitch Library
Lesson Four Stitch Library
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