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This is a tutorial for beginners and intermediate level artists in leather flower making. The leather rowanberries are fun to make and DO NOT require any tools. The knife tool is used for shaping the leaves, however this can be omitted.
Rowan berries add a bright seasonal touch across many areas and countries. Rowan is a meaningful symbol in the Russian culture. Numerous proverbs and poems, paintings and even recipes are dedicated to this symbolic tree that is so dear to the hearts of Russians. Touched by the first frosts rowan berries unlock their potential and become sweet and delicious to eat. It is not uncommon to see clusters of rowan berries covered with heaps of fresh snow as part of winter scenery throughout Russia.
With the help of this tutorial you will make realistic looking rowan berries that are arranged into a wearable leather brooch. Feel free to use your imagination and create other accessories with this bright autumnal berry as well as other similar berries that are popular in your culture.
With more than 130 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own leather rowanberry brooch, the 73 page step-by-step detailed photo tutorial (no hard copy is available) uncovers the mystery behind the NO TOOL realistic looking leather rowan berries. Using the same principles and create a number of other berries for you designs, anything from thistle to pyracantha etc. The leather rowanberr you create with this tutorial are perfect for jewellery, headpiece and hat trims or even home decor.
The Leather Rowanberry Brooch tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.
To create the leather rowanberry brooch you will need only the knife tool (or its substitute). Please refer to the photo which shows what supplies you will need for this tutorial.
We are pleased to be able to offer leather kits for this tutorial. Please find more information on leather rowanberry brooch kits at
What you will learn in this Leather Rowanberry Brooch tutorial
🌸 how to make realistic looking rowan berries as well as other berries
🌸 how to dye leather leaves for an autumnal design
🌸 how to stiffen, back and shape rowan leaves
🌸 how to assemble leaves that has opposite arrangement
🌸 how to assemble the cluster of rowan berries and create a realistic shape
🌸 how to add the foliage to the brooch and make it wearable
🌸 how to finish the brooch with a pin
Level: beginner/ improver (requires neatness and precision)
Time: about 8 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 get in touch with us before buying the leather rowan berries brooch tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.
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