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❀ NEW ❀ Leather Sunflower DIY kits

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New Leather Sunflower DIY kits just in time for summer. Summer is in full swing and handmade sunflowers are all the rage right now. Silk or leather, these bright summer flowers look great anywhere from a beach to a wedding reception. Talking of which, one of my latest custom orders was a collection of sunflower brooches for a wedding... Read More

Denim Flowers

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At PresentPerfect Creations studio experiments never stop. I try and test different fabrics, colours, shaping and assembly methods to create unusual yet wearable designs. One of the less traditional fabrics for flower making that has always attracted me (and my customers!) is cotton denim. Robust enough for everyday wear, so familiar and loved by many it lends itself well... Read More

Black fabrics for flower making

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In fabric flower making we tend to dye fabrics by hand. This technique helps us achieve a more realistic or more unique look, match the colour of the flower to that one of the outfit, do the gradation etc etc… However there is a number of colours that are tricky to dye and you are better off purchasing fabrics... Read More

How to dye velvet leaves

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Learn some tips and tricks on how to dye velvet leaves for your projects. I have talked so many times before about velvet and its uses in flower making, it is clear I like working with this gorgeously soft and very tactile fabric. In flower making we are only really interested in the velvets that are made using natural... Read More

Flower shaping tools, part 7: COMBINATION FLOWER SHAPING TOOL

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For 2019 I have planned a series of short videos demonstrating how to works with different types of flower tools. I believe this will help you understand your tools better and use them to their full potential achieving great shapes and lines on your petals and leaves. This is the seventh video in the series, for which I have... Read More

Make eco-friendly fabric feathers

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A tutorial on a fabric feather has been on my to-do list for a while now. Today I am happy to present my tutorial on handmade eco-friendly fabric feathers to you.  I feel quite excited about it and I think you should, too. Although I do not see handmade feathers replacing natural ones completely any time soon (but who... Read More