This is a perfect tutorial for a quick project in fabric flower making. Combine differently coloured hand painted oak leaves and acorns for an attractive brooch with a seasonal feel. Learn to make your oak leaves and acorns with this tutorial.
The tutorial does require the use of millinery tools (available to order here).
With more than 120 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own leather maple leaf brooch, the 67 page step-by-step detailed photo tutorial (no hard copy is available) uncovers the mystery behind the realistic looking silk acorns and elegantly curled in their last dance oak leaves.. A relatively quick and very satisfying project these autumn garden staples have numerous applications. The silk acorns and oak leaves you create with this tutorial are perfect for jewellery, headpiece and hat trims, home decor. Both the acorns and the foliage can be made more realistic or more stylised depending on the project at hand.
The photo tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.
To create the leather maple leaf brooch you will require specialist flower shaping/ millinery tools (can be ordered here) or try substituting them with the tools you already have.. Please refer to the photo which shows what supplies and tools you will need for this tutorial.
We are pleased to be able to offer fabric kits for this tutorial. Please find more information on silk acorn and oak leaf brooch kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-material-kit-for-making-a-silk-acorn-brooch/
What you will learn in this tutorial:
🌸 how to dye different fabrics for autumnal foliage
🌸 how to make the no-sew 3d shaped silk acorns
🌸 how to cover flower stems with fabric
🌸 how to work with metallic fabrics
🌸 how to assemble the acorn and oak leaf brooch together
🌸 how to finish the brooch with a brooch pin and make it wearable
Level: beginner/ improver (requires time, neatness and precision)
Time: about 4 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 silk acorn and oak leaf 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.
To open the file with a tutorial you will need a programme called Adobe Reader (or similar), and it is free to download online.
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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