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Wild Leather Violets Tutorial

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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 tools and supplies we will need for... 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

Silk Flower Circlets

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Silk flower circlets aka flower head wreaths / garlands are yet another way to showcase your handmade flowers. The simplest way to make a circlet / wreath is to create a closed circle using the stems of you handmade flowers (see the photos of the silk daisy circlet and the silk rosebud wreath).   For the best fit you... Read More

Flower Hair Combs

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Flower hair combs for weddings and beyond. Mounting handmade flowers onto a hair comb is yet another great way of creating a wearable floral piece and showcasing the flowers you make. Unlike a headband, hair combs are more versatile, as their position in a hairdo can be easily changed depending on a hairstyle or personal preferences of the wearer.... Read More