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How to tie a neat bow

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A pretty bow can enhance your design and make it look super smart. However simple it looks, a neat symmetrical bow is not so easy to tie. But there’s a method to the madness I have recorded this little video to help you make your bows look sharp and neat every time you need to do one, be it... Read More

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with our limited edition fabric pack

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As you probably well know In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. Many events and activities have been planned and will be happening throughout the UK and beyond to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee including a number of design contests. We can not stay away from... Read More

Wild Leather Violets Tutorial

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Free Wild Leather Violets Tutorial for beginners+ This is a fun free tutorial on stylised wild violet flowers made of genuine leather without the use of any specialist tools. The wild leather violet tutorial is suitable for all levels including complete beginners. Other no tool beginner friendly flower making tutorials can be found here. Here is a list of... Read More

Welcome to Live Online Flower Making Demonstrations

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In 2021 I introduced a new educational format to what PresentPerfect Creations Studio has already had to offer, mainly Live Online Demonstrations. These 90 or so minute long live Zoom meetings give me an opportunity to cover some topics and subjects that ae difficult to fit into a tutorial or a video course. For example, compare a tooled and... Read More

Basic Method of Stiffening Fabrics for Flower Making

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All the fabrics that are used in flower making, need be be stiffened before use. This makes fabrics more stable, gives them body and ultimately allows petals and leaves keep their 3D shape. There are different ways of stiffening fabrics and different stiffeners one can use. Below in a short video I am sharing a basic method of stiffening... Read More

How you can make your flowers quicker

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In this fast moving world, time is of the essence. We all want to achieve great results, make more beautiful pieces without wasting much time. Is that even possible? The question I get asked time and time again is about the production time of handmade flowers, or how you can make your flowers quicker. If you have ever tried... Read More