Silk Parrot Tulip Video Course

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This is a brand new Video Course on a realistic looking whimsical Silk Parrot Tulip just in time for spring. Learn to make the bereathtakingly realistic tulip centre and practise mulitcoloured dyeing of petals for your Silk Parrot tulips.

The rich diversity of tulip flower shapes and colours can be a source of serious inspiration for an artist in any media.

This Video Course celebrates the beauty of Tulip in its numerous colours as well as forms, with the Parrot Tulip being the most whimsical and original of all.

The Video course demonstrates and explains how to dye, shape and create a strikingly realistic Parrot Tulip flower shape: a large single flower with 6 petals. You will learn how to make the oh-so-recognizable tulip centre completely from scratch.
As a stem flower Silk Parrot Tulip can be turned into a headpiece, hair circlet, bracelet, corsage, butttonhole as well as other accessories.

Moreover you can play with the size and number of the petals to create more compact or a larger double parrot tulip instead if you prefer. Use photos of real tulips in books or online for ideas and inspiration. We are restricted neither in colour nor in size here.

With this video course you receive access to 120+ minutes of video instructions from the practising flower artist. Watch the video through theyellow silk tulip artist’s eyes, follow the instructions and create, create, create!


This is not all! For those students who have completed their Silk Parrot Tulips I am happy to offer a BONUS Video Tutorial on a different type of tulip, a lily-flowered tulip which features a modern sleek design + very charming stylised velvet bluebells. 

Sleek tulips are great for a number of designs, like buttonholes and smaller brooches and can be made in fantasy colours (think black or silver metallic etc).


Here’s what you need for creating your own Silk Parrot Tulip:

silk parrot tulip hat MATERIALS:

❀ Silk Crepe de Chine or Silk Satin* (or other fabric of your choice) for the petals

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

❀ Cotton Velvet* and Cotton Flannelette* for the centre

❀ Rayon ribbon* (or the fabric of your choice) for the stems

❀ Cotton Wool

❀ Wires #24, #26, #28

* All the fabrics need to be prestiffened before use


❀ Knife flower shaping tool

❀ Extra narrow flower shaping tool
❀ Medium flower shaping tool (0.5-0.6 cm in width)

❀ Ball tools 2cm and 2.5 cm in diameter

❀ Tweezers

❀ 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 purchase one for the Silk Parrot Tulip here

DIY Material Kit for making a Silk Parrot Tulip

Level: intermediate+ to advanced (requires time, patience, previous experience in fabric flower making and a flower iron with a set of tools)

Time: about 8 hours on average

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


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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Silk Parrot tulip with leaves

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