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Leather Dahlia tutorial + BONUS

(15 customer reviews)


Detailed step-by-step flower tutorial for flower artists who wish to learn the secrets of a leather dahlia flower.

Immediately accessible after purchase


This Leather Dahlia Tutorial is a perfect tutorial for beginners in leather flower making. You will find it particularly useful if you want to learn how to use flat stiffened leather in your flower design.

A firm garden favourite, dahlias come in incredible colours and forms; enough for everyone to find their best-loved. I was so enchanted with dahlias that created a whole leather dahlia collection back in Autumn 2015.

Today I am offering you to make a dahlia brooch that is close to formal decorative dahlias. Its flower is the archetypal dahlia form with rather blunt petals that are rolled inward at the base.

The step-by-step detailed photo tutorial reveals the secrets of unique dahlia petals, made with leather and shaped to perfection. You will be Leather dahlia flower pin able to create a wearable brooch with a leather dahlia and hopefully many more wonderful pieces with this minimalist easy wearing flower.

With more than 100 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own leather dahlia brooch, the 72 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) will unlock the secret of the beautiful bloom. Dahlia flowers  can be used in jewellery, hat trims, leather handbag decor, as hairpieces and other accessories. I have included the pattern which you can enlarge or reduce in size depending on your project. The photo tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.

To create the leather dahlia 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 petals and the calyx in this tutorial. Please click here for more information.

If you have not got millinery tools please send a message to enquiries@presentperfectcreations.com and we’ll be able to recommend where to get a set from.

We are pleased to be able to offer leather kits for this tutorial. Please find more information on leather dahlia flower brooch kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-leather-kit-for-making-a-leather-dahlia-brooch/

What you will learn in this tutorial

🌸 how to prepare flat stiffened leather

🌸 how to shape differently sized petals with millinery tools

🌸 how to make the centre of the dahlia

🌸 how to assemble the dahlia flower

🌸 how to assemble and finish the dahlia brooch

Level:  beginner (requires neatness and precision)

Time: about 4 hours on average (plus the drying time)


But that’s not all.

We have prepared a pleasant bonus with this tutorial, which you can get by leaving a review on this tutorial. More information on the bonus to be found inside the tutorial.



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 silk dandelion clock tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.

Purchase this tutorial now and you will be able to download it the minute your payment has cleared.
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PLEASE NOTE: NO MATERIALS are included in the price. The price you pay is for a .pdf ebook. There is no charge for postage.

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15 reviews for Leather Dahlia tutorial + BONUS

  1. Lorraine Sharpe

    One of the best tutorials I have viewed, with clear instructions to create a beautiful flower.

  2. Heather Dales

    As always can’t wait to get started I have bought all the tutorials to date and this ones is excellent

  3. Georgia skelton

    Fantastic tutorial very clear

  4. Corey Chivers

    Corey (verified owner)

    Detailed Concise instructions. Loved this! Thank you for making this available. I hope to find more leather patterns from you soon!

  5. Corey Chivers (verified owner)

    Wonderful clear and well defined instructions. I look forward to many more tutorials!

  6. Mary Shaughnessy (verified owner)

    My first leather flower! Ta dah! Very clear and detailed instructions. My leather took longer than expected to dry, overnight
    and about 4 hours more, but otherwise everything worked perfectly.
    Delighted with this tutorial, Thank you Svetlana!

  7. Aurelie Pouzet (verified owner)

    Amazing tutorial ! Very clear instructions ! Thank you so much !

  8. Lezlie Winemaker (verified owner)

    Thank you for sharing your techniques in such great detail! I love your work and your detailed tutorials!

  9. Laura (verified owner)

    Great tutorial. Thanks so much for making these!

  10. Gaynor (verified owner)

    This is a brilliant tutorial. Thanks so much.

  11. Chantal Kernevel (verified owner)

    Fleur simple a faire

  12. Gisela Bendel (verified owner)

    wonderul tutorial, all is clearly described with step-by-step photos. I’m a great fan of Svetlana’s Tutorials.

  13. Michelle Standring

    Michelle Standring (verified owner)

    This is a brilliant tutorial just like the others ive purchased from you.

  14. Michelle (verified owner)

    You do need some tools for this one but minimal. I’m new to flower making and struggled a bit to do parts, but it still turned out beautifully. The instructions were very clear, and the photos and video were super helpful.

  15. Nadya Ivanova

    Nadya Ivanova (verified owner)

    Great Tutorial! Thank you!

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