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SUBSCRIPTION 2018 FLOWER TUTORIALS: cast your vote now
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It’s not long now. In less than a month we’ll be launching Subscription 2018, our yearly package of flower making tutorials. As always we’d like to offer you comprehensive step-by-step tutorials on a wide range of fabric and leather flower pieces at an attractive price. Here are some of the benefits of our YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION: ❀ 12 new and... Read More

How to dye silk for leaves in bulk
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As you know making flowers is a lengthy process with a number of steps involved like cutting out parts, dyeing, shaping, assembling etc. Although there is not a great deal we can do about speeding this lengthy process up, however there are a few shortcuts that allow us, makers, save a bit of time creating beautiful hand made flower... Read More

More on flower shaping aka millinery tools
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Flower shaping or otherwise known as millinery tools… We use millinery tools to shape fabric in order to create realistic or artistic petals and leaves which we then assemble into flower pieces. They are essential for the craft (and ART) and yet they cause more questions than any other aspect of flower making. In our previous articles we have discussed... Read More

Why buy flower making kits?
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If you have follower our recent tutorial releases you have probably noticed that with every new tutorial we try and offer you to buy flower making kits as well. Now, you might prefer to source your own materials, if you know well what you are looking for. However, if you have not had much experience in flower making as... Read More

Colouring stamens for flowers
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Although ready made stamens come in a variety of colours and sizes is is often difficult to find ones in suitable colour for a project in question. That’s why I find it easier to colour white stamens myself. This way I make sure that the stamens match my flower in colour and size. For dyeing stamens we’ll need: –... Read More

NO TOOL flower making tutorials for beginners
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I am well aware of the fact that not every flower making artist (especially a beginning one) has got a set of traditional millinery tools to shape flower petals and leaves. Although this does cause serious restrictions with regards to the techniques that can be used and the final results that can be obtained, there are several methods that could... Read More