Essential Techniques for Shaping Leather Flowers (overview demonstration)
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:
- Stiffening and shaping petals by hand
- Stiffening and shaping leaves by hand
- Shaping petals with tweezers
- 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.