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Silk Iris Buttonhole Tutorial + BONUS

(8 customer reviews)


Detailed step-by-step silk flower tutorial for flower artists who wish to learn the how to make an popular silk iris flower.

Available for immediate download after purchase.

+ BONUS on delicate Gypsophila flowers 

Immediately accessible after purchase


Introducing the Silk Iris Tutorial.

This is a brand new tutorial on a stylised bearded iris flower. With minimum tools you can now create this stunning seasonal bloom.

Rooted in the ancient Greek mythology and the French monarchy, the Iris is one of the most impressive summer flowers. It’s stately blooms range in colour from traditional shades of purple and blue to yellow, white, pink, red, chartreuse, brown and nearly black. There is an iris to fit any occasion.

In the Silk Iris tutorial you will learn how to make a stylised version of a large bearded iris and turn it into a classic groom’s buttonhole, ideal for a wedding or another wearable masterpiece.

You will learn some new and practise already known to you techniques and shaping methods. The tutorial is perfect for improvers as well as experienced flower makers.


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With more than 170 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own satin lily corsage, the 92 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) will unlock the secret of the regal summer flower. Silk irises can be used in headpieces, hat trims, corsages, buttonholes and other accessories. They can also be combined with other fabric flowers. I have included

he pattern which you can enlarge or reduce in size depending on your project. The photo tutorial comes with several additional videos that demonstrates most tricky points for you.

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You will receive access to BONUS tutorial on handmade silk gypsophila flowers after you have left a review on the Silk Iris Tutorial. With the help of this BONUS tutorial you can make your own filler gypsophila sprays for your other projects.



To create the silk iris buttonhole you require some specialist millinery tools. Please refer to the photo which shows what supplies and tools you will need for this tutorial. The tools used in this tutorial can be purchased at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/extra-narrow-millinery-tools-set/ and https://presentperfectcreations.com/product-category/flower-shaping-tools/

We are pleased to be able to offer fabric kits for this tutorial. Please find more information on silk iris buttonhole kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-material-kit-for-making-a-silk-iris-flower/

What you will learn in the silk iris buttonhole tutorial

🌸 how to dye all the parts of the buttonhole in a realistic manner (working with different types of fabrics)

🌸 how to shape iris petals using millinery tools and other methods

🌸 how to shape iris petals using tweezers

🌸 how to shape iris leaves

🌸 how to attach leaves to the iris stem (2 ways)

🌸 how to finish the lily stem using the straight method

🌸 how to assemble the silk iris buttonhole

🌸 BONUS how to make your own silk gypsophila flowers for this and other projects

Level:  improver/ experienced (requires time, neatness and precision)

Time: about 7 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 Iris Buttonhole 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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8 reviews for Silk Iris Buttonhole Tutorial + BONUS

  1. Jeannie Clark

    Jeannie Clark (verified owner)

    Really comprehensive instructions – a 92 page pdf and extensive photographs throughout. Interesting to learn about the ‘cold shaping’ method.

  2. Laura D (verified owner)

    It’s beautiful! I can’t wait to try this one. 🙂

  3. Marie Vanesse


    As usual with Svetlana’s tutorials (I use several of them) the Iris tutorial offers a very good understanding of the flower making technique: lots of pictures, additional video instructions and clear step-by-step explanations… A real pleasure to make!!

  4. Chantal Kernevel

    kernevel (verified owner)

    Superbe fleur

  5. Angelica gionchiglio (verified owner)

    Spiegazioni chiare, con tante fotografie che spiegano i vari passaggi, grazie non vedo l’ora di provare ha creare dei bellissimi fiori x i miei cappelli, grazie

  6. Lauren Thompson

    Lauren Thompson (verified owner)

    This tutorial is very well explained, very informative of the techniques used and has plenty of images to follow. So excited to get started!

  7. Venissa Fernandes

    Venissa Fernandes (verified owner)

    This is a beautiful flower I’m going to enjoy making again and again. 🙂

  8. iliana (verified owner)

    One of my favourite flowers. Well structured lesson and easy to follow steps.

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