Fabric camellia tutorial is perfect for beginners. You will find it particularly useful if you want to learn how to use velvet in flower making.
Simple yet so attractive in its geometric roundness the fabric camellia is a must for any flower making artist. Its perfect shape, scalability and a vast variety of materials it can be created with (from wool to silk and many other in between) makes the camellia flower indispensable in accessories and millinery designs.
The step-by-step detailed photo tutorial reveals the secrets of smooth, shaped to perfection velvet camellia petals. You will be able to create a wearable brooch with a velvet camellia and hopefully many more wonderful pieces with this minimalist flower so much favourited by Coco Chanel.
With more than 120 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own velvet camellia brooch, the 77 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) will unlock the secret of the delicate nature’s creation. Camellia flowers can be used in jewellery, hat trims, as hairpieces and other accessories. I have included the pattern which you can enlarge or reduce in size depending on your project. The fabric camellia tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.
To create the camellia flower you will require some specialist millinery tools. Please refer to the photo which shows which tools (or similar) you will need for this tutorial. At the moment you can purchase a set of 2 extra narrow millinery tools that can be used for shaping the foliage and the calyx in this tutorial. Please click here for more information.
If you have not got a set please send a message to email@example.com and we’ll be able to recommend where to get one from.
We are pleased to be able to offer material kits for this tutorial, Please find more information on velvet camellia brooch kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-material-kit-for-making-a-velvet-camellia-brooch/
What you will learn in this tutorial
🌸 how to dye backing fabric
🌸 how to back velvet petals and leaves with another fabric
🌸 how to make the centre of the camellia
🌸 how to shape differently sized petals with millinery tools
🌸 how to assemble the camellia flower
🌸 how to assemble and finish the camellia brooch
Level: beginner (requires neatness and precision)
Time: about 5 hours on average (plus the drying time)
Please have a look at the list of materials and tools and if you are not sure you have everything you need please convo us before buying the velvet camelia tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.
NEW! For a camellia with a contemporary edge and new composite leaves check out the recording of my live demo on FABRIC CAMELLIAS. CONTEMPORARY EDIT here
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