http://www.pintangle.com/journal/2005/5/28/crazy-quilt-embellishment-with-silk-ribbon.html - A lot of this is just drool worthy. Nothing I would actually try and particularly not on a tablecloth!
http://www.lorettascustomstitchery.com/images/2645-P%20Poinsettia%20ball.JPG - not ribbon embroidery but I think I can make it into a ribbon embroidery pattern pretty easily
http://www.kathymcneilquilts.com/Quilts/scs/ScottishChristmas1.jpg - Oh! The pine boughs! That would look scrumptious!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jo_in_nz/3659096307/ - again, way too complex for what I want to do but look at the toe!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/flowerbellies/3573512056/ - Flickr, how I love thee! This is what I was looking for. That should work for some of the design..
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivoryblushroses/2873676560/ -just posting this one because it is aweseomesauce