ONLINE EVENT on Miniature Leather Hat

Join Svetlana for a talk and practical demonstration on this sweet miniature hat created out of genuine leather.

Learn a clever way to shape the hat and trim it with a variety free hand cut florals to achieve a number of completely different looks.

Turn the cute miniature leather hat into a brooch or a hair clip, a girls headpiece or any other wearable peice of your liking.

At  the end of the talk Svetlana will reply to your miniature leather hat related questions, if there still are any left.

TIME: 16-00 UK time (11-00 am EST) on 3 June 2022.

DURATION: about 90 minutes

Connection via Zoom

A recording of the Miniature Leather Hat demo will be available to access after the event for the registered participants for you to rewatch again when using the demonstrated techniques in your own creations later.

Oversized Blooms. Advanced Flower Course

BRAND NEW VIDEO COURSE FOR 2022 ON OVERSIZED BLOOMS.

JOIN NOW*** AND IMPROVE YOUR FLOWER MAKING SKILLS.

 

***For artists with previous experience in flower making.

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CHARITY online event on Fabric Sunflower

Due to the continuing full scale war in Ukraine I am holding my second live online charity workshop on a FABRIC SUNFLOWER to support the people of Ukraine in these dark times. All the proceedings from this workshop will go to the British Red Cross. Ukraine Appeal.

TIME: 16-00 UK time (11-00 am EST) on 1 APRIL 2022.

DURATION: about 120 minutes

Connection via Zoom

A recording of the Fabric Sunflower demonstration will be available to access after the event for the registered participants.

CHARITY online event on fabric PEACE ROSE

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My dear friends, students and followers,
Due to the unprecedented full scale war situation in Ukraine I am holding a live online charity workshop on a fabric PEACE ROSE all the proceedings from which will go to the British Red Cross. Ukraine Appeal.

 

TIME: 16-00 UK time (11-00 am EST) on 4 MARCH 2022.

DURATION: about 120 minutes

Connection via Zoom

A recording of the Fabric Peace Rose demo will be available to access after the event for the registered participants.

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In case if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch at enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com before booking your spot.

 

 

 

 

ONLINE EVENT on Silk Cherry Blossom: single vs double

new silk cherry blossom
Learn how to make delicate cherry blossom in 2 different forms during this live online demonstration.

🌸 Introductory Video Lesson on how to dye fabrics for this project

DIY kits available upon request.

All skill levels welcome.

Flower shaping tools are required.

Scroll down to access the Introduction for the list of tools and supplies needed for this event as well as the introductory video on how to dye your fabrics for this demonstration.

ONLINE EVENT no tool leather lily

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Join Svetlana for a talk and practical demonstration on this beautiful leather lily created out of genuine leather without the use of specialist tools.

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Learn a clever way to construct your petals for a 3D effect, make the pistil and the stamens of the lily flower completely from scratch for a life like realistic look of this popular flower.

 

Use the leather lily for a hat trim, a brooch or a buttonhole, a headpiece by itself or together with other leather flowers you already know how to make.

This event is scheduled for 7th January 2022 at 4 pm London time.

All the registered participants will receive access to the video recording of the event.

ONLINE EVENT Pre Christmas Demonstration

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If you wish to get some ideas for seasonal makes and create a couple of new Christmas designs you are welcome to purchase a recording of this event.

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In December we are meeting up to create some new Christmas themed designs.christmas fabric fir tree

 

Join Svetlana for a talk and practical demonstration on a Christmas design. This year we are attempting some conifers and cones!
You can use this knowledge to create realistic as well as stylised fir tree brooches, trims, decorations, napkin rings etc etc. As always the exploration and use of a variety of materials is encouraged , both fabrics and leather.

 

TIME: 16-00 UK time (11-00 am EST) on 10 December 2021.

DURATION: about 90 minutes

Connection via Zoom

 

A recording of this demo will be accessible after the event for the registered participants for you to rewatch again when using the demonstrated techniques in your own creations later.

 

To book your spot choose how you would like to take part in this online event:

❀ demo only

 

❀ demo + DIY kit

 

 

In case if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch at enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com before booking your spot.

 

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ONLINE EVENT Fantasy Fabric Orchid

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As the festive season is approaching it is time we made some occasion flowers: meet the fantasy Shimmer and Shine fabric orchid. 

This live online event is taking place on 12 November 2021 at 4 pm London time (11 am EST) over Zoom.

Join Svetlana for a talk and practical demonstration on the fantasy orchid and learn how to create this festive flower using metallic (and other) fabrics.

This orchid design features opulent petals that are created with special templates.

The fantasy fabric orchid can be made without the specialist flower shaping tools. We are going to cover a number of shaping methods you can use in your no tool flowers. This flower does not require dyeing, instead we will play with different fabric textures and discuss possible replacements.

FANTASY FABRIC ORCHID HEADBAND

 

In case if you have flower shaping tools I will share a couple of tricks you can use to enhance this design further by using the tools.

At  the end of the talk I will reply to your orchid related questions, if there still are any left.

TIME: 16-00 UK time (11-00 am EST) on 12 November 2021.

DURATION: about 90 minutes

Connection via Zoom

A recording of the fantasy Shimmer and Shine fabric orchid demo will be accessible after the event for the registered participants for you to rewatch again when using the demonstrated techniques in your own creations later.

 

To book your spot choose how you would like to take part in this online event:

❀ demo only

 

❀ demo + DIY kit to make a fantasy orchid in wither SILVER or GOLDEN colours

📍 📍 📍  I would strongly recommend the demo + DIY kit option for beginners in flower making

 

You will receive the list of materials and supplies as well as the templates before the online event.

 

 

If you have any questions before placing your order for the DIY kits, please feel free to get in touch with Svetlana at enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com

 

TRANSFORMER LEATHER ROSE VIDEO COURSE

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This detailed Transformer Leather Rose video course is a must for any beginner and improver in the art of leather flower making.

Start with a no tool leather Ballerina rose designed to the highest spec and master all the essential and more advanced techniques, including leather tinting, shaping with hands and tweezers to create the stunning classical 5 petal rose in delicate pink or other colour of your choice.

Hungry for more? Unlock 2 BONUS video tutorials and learn how using the same templates but more advanced techniques and millinery tools you can create 2 more rose shapes for your designs. These delicate roses are perfect all year round: think summer garden parties, spring races, winter weddings and beyond.

transformer leather rose headband3 detailed video lessons cover the creation of the no tool leather rose from the moment you cut out your petals to the final assembly of the finished piece.

Each lesson focuses on a specific step of the leather flower making process from cutting out rose parts all the way through to the final assembly.

More than 100 minutes of video instructions from the practising flower artist is available for you to watch as many times as required, giving you the opportunity to create flowers in the comfort of your own home or a studio. Watch the video through the artist’s eyes, follow the instructions and create, create, create!

But that’s not all! 

Create this rose, submit the photos of your work in the QUIZ area and unlock 2 BONUS videos on 2 more advanced rose designs using the same templates. 

 

 

Watch a short introductory video about the 3 designs that are included:

Level: beginner/ intermediate (requires time, patience and a flower iron with a set of tools)

Time: about 8 hours on average (not including drying times)

Who this tutorial is for:

❀ milliners

❀ accessory designers

❀ bridal designers

❀ wedding decorators

transformer leather rose DIY kit

❀ those, who love to create their own flower accessories as a hobby

Please have a look at the list of materials and tools required for this leather rose video tutorial and if you are not sure you have everything you need do not hesitate to contact us before  buying the tutorial to clarify any questions you might have. Alternatively you can opt for specially developed DIY kits to be used together with the course. To find out more and purchase CLICK HERE

thin leather for the petals (about 30*30 cm)
thin leather for the leaves, calyx, stem (about 20*20 cm)
wires #24, #28 (ideally) or whatever is available
some cotton wool
silk or rayon ribbon/ a piece of thin silk/ thin paper (like rice paper)

Purchase this Transformer Leather Rose Video Course now and you will be able to enjoy a 3 day series of detailed video tutorials the minute your payment has cleared. Please take into account that the lessons become available on the schedule (1 lesson a day for 3 days + 2 BONUS videos upon submission of the finished design).

Great opportunities don’t come everyday – do not miss this one and get this course at a special introductory price today to raise your level of knowledge in the art of flower making.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: NO MATERIALS are included in the price. The price you pay is for a video tutorial. There is no charge for postage.

ONLINE EVENT Wild Velvet Poppies

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If  you wish to learn how to make wild velvet poppies from scratch for Remembrance day and beyond you are welcome to join this live online event.

This live online event is taking place on 1 October 2021 at 4 pm London time (11 am EST) over Zoom.

DURATION: about 90 minutes

Connection via Zoom

£1 from each ticket sold for this event will be donated to the British Legion

Join Svetlana for a talk and practical demonstration on the bright charming wild velvet poppies and learn how to create these beauties using luxurious velvet and metallic fabrics.

Featuring only 4 petals the wild velvet poppy is an attractive bright flower that has always been popular and can be successfully used as a brooch, hat trim and other wearable accessories. 

We are going to talk about 2 types of poppy centres, stylised and more realistic ones so you can choose which one to use in your poppies. Also several options for the leaves will be offered.

This version of a fabric poppy does require millinery tools for shaping the petals and the leaves.

wild velvet poppiesAt  the end of the talk Svetlana will reply to your poppy related questions, if there still are any left.

A recording of the Wild Velvet Poppies demo will be accessible after the event for the registered participants for you to rewatch again when using the demonstrated techniques in your own creations later.

To book your spot choose how you would like to take part in this online event:

❀ talk only

❀ talk + DIY kit to make a wild velvet poppy 

ONLINE EVENT Leather Chrysanthemums

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This live online event is taking place on 3 September 2021 at 4 pm London time (11 am EST) over Zoom.

During the event you will familiarise with a number of options when it comes to making leather chrysanthemums using a number of methods for your projects. We are going to be concentrating on creating a NO TOOL leather chrysanthemum that you can make in time for autumn.

leather chrysanthemum tutorial

This talk is not about how to make a tooled chrysanthemum from scratch. If you have got tools and would like to learn how to make a tooled chrysanthemum as well you are welcome to explore our detailed Leather Chrysanthemum tutorial.

Scroll down to access the Introduction to the event for the list of tools and supplies needed for this event as well as the some chrysanthemum templates for this demonstration.

ONLINE EVENT Handmade Butterflies and Dragonflies

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During the event you will familiarise with a number of options when it comes to making butterflies as well as learn how to make dragonflies for your projects. We are going to be concentrating on different effects we can achieve with a variety of materials, sizes, shapes etc.silk and lace butterfly tutorial

Because this talk is not about how to make a finished butterfly from scratch it would be helpful if you have already explored our Silk and Lace Butterfly Tutorial  before the event  and tried and make your first no tool butterfly.

Scroll down to access the Introduction to the event for the list of tools and supplies needed for this event as well as the some butterfly templates for this demonstration.

Essential Techniques for Leather Flowers

 

Essential Techniques for Shaping Leather Flowers (overview demonstration) leather cocktail hat with hydrangea

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This is a 50 minute long practical video demonstrating some of the essential techniques of working with genuine leather to create realistic and fantasy leather flowers for your brooches, hats, headpieces and wearable art pieces.

This themed demonstration is aimed at beginner and intermediate students who would like to get familiar and improve their leather flower shaping skills and learn new secrets behind artfully shaped stunning leather flowers.

Start your journey into leather flower making and learn how stiffen and shape different parts of a flower (a variety of petal and leaf shapes) using your hands and a pair of tweezers.

The demonstration focuses on the following techniques:

  1. Stiffening and shaping petals by hand
  2. Stiffening and shaping leaves by hand
  3. Shaping petals with tweezers
  4. Combination methods of shaping leather flower parts.

 

This technique overview demonstration  will be of interest to hat and flower makers who are serious about making their own exquisite leather flowers.

The video demonstration is NOT a tutorial on any particular flower.

If you wish to learn how to make a particular flower please feel free to browse our Video Course and Photo Tutorial section here.

ONLINE EVENT Fabric English Lavender 2 ways

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During the event you will learn how to make English lavender flowers in 2 different ways.
You can join the event with or without a DIY kit, simply choose the relevant option when placing your order.

All skill levels welcome.

 

Scroll down to access the Introduction for the list of tools and supplies needed for this event as well as the introductory video on how to dye your fabrics for this demonstration.

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ONLINE EVENT 3 Peony Centres

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You can still purchase your access to the recording of the event  here.

ONLINE EVENT Lily of the Valley

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You can still purchase your access to the recording of the event, with or without a DIY kit here.

Scroll down to access the Introduction for the list of tools and supplies needed for this event as well as the video recording of the Zoom event.

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BONUS Lily Flowered Tulip and Velvet Bells

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This is a BONUS Video Tutorial for the students who successfully completed the Silk Parrot Tulip video course.

if you wish to gain access to the Lily Flowered Tulip and Velvet Bells Video Tutorial please make sure you finish the Silk Parrot Tulip video course. first and submit a photo of your make.

To learn more about the Silk Parrot Tulip video course click here.

 

Due to popular demand the Fantasy Velvet Bells Video Tutorial can now be purchased separately here 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy Velvet Bells Video Tutorial

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Due to the popular demand we offer these charming velvet bells as a separate video tutorial.
In case if you have previously purchased the Silk Parrot Tulip Video Course, you can receive this tutorial as a BONUS once you have submitted your finished tulips.
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fantasy velvet bells video tutorial

Call them bluebells, hyacinths or simply stylised bells, these cute velvet flowers will not leave you indifferent. Experiment with colour and texture of your fabrics, use them on individual stems or join into larger clusters, combine realistic and stylised leaves, – the sky is the limit with these fantasy bells.

The Video Tutorial demonstrates and explains how to dye, shape and assemble the little bells completely from scratch.
As a fantasy flower these bells do not have any recognisable leaves, however you will receive a separate video on how to make long narrow leaves that are common for most spring bulbs

 

With this video course you receive access to 60+ minutes of video instructions from the practising flower artist. Watch the video through the artist’s eyes, follow the instructions and create, create, create!

 

Here’s what you need for creating the velvet bells:

MATERIALS:

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❀ plush fabric* for the petals (velvets and velveteens are perfect for this job)

❀ metallic backing fabric* (or plain thin silk*)

❀ Rayon Satin* (or the fabric of your choice) for the leaves if making

❀ thin silk* or thin rayon backing fabric* for assembly/ backing

❀ Cotton Wool

❀ Wires  #26, #28

* All the fabrics need to be prestiffened before use

 

TOOLS:
estra narrow flower making tools

For shaping the bells you will only need one tool, the Extra Narrow Japanese Style Tool (or similar out of your box of tools).

Optionally I am using an 8mm round tool in the video, however you can easily omit it. Also prepare:

❀ Soldering iron

❀ Medium flower shaping pad

❀ Pen

❀ Hard and Soft Glue

❀ Silk dyes and brushes

If you prefer to work with specially designed DIY kits, you can get in touch with us regarding one at enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com

Level: begineer with tools – intermediate (requires a flower iron with a set of tools, previous experience in fabric flower making is helpful but not necessary)

ALL FABRICS THAT ARE USED FOR MAKING FLOWERS HAVE TO BE STIFFENED BEFOREHAND using your favourite method.
Time: about 3 hours on average (not including the drying time)

Who this tutorial is for:

❀ milliners

❀ accessory designers

❀ bridal designers

❀ wedding decorators

❀ those, who love to create their own accessories as a hobby

 

©  You are welcome to use the patterns, techniques and ideas you learn during the course in your private life or professional career. However distribution and / or resale of any part of the video or published materials is not allowed under any circumstances and it is considered illegal and a copyright infringement.

 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com

 

PLEASE NOTE: NO MATERIALS are included in the price. The price you pay is for a video tutorial. There is no charge for postage.

 

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