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This tutorial is designed to introduce the elements of realistic silk flower painting. You will find it particularly useful if you want to learn how to handle delicate silks in flower making.
It is impossible to imagine a cottage summer garden without the colourful fragrant sweet peas. This delicate flower comes in a wide variety of colours so that everyone can pick their favourite. Making a flower as fragile as sweet peas out of silk requires patience and precision from the artist.
The thorough step-by-step detailed photo tutorial reveals the secrets of fragile silk sweet pea flowers, foliage and even a pea pod. You will be able to create a wearable brooch with silk sweet peas and hopefully many more wonderful pieces with this rather unusual flower.
With more than 200 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own silk sweet pea brooch, the 119 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) will unlock the secret of the cottage garden favourite. Sweet pea 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 photo tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.
To create the silk sweet pea flowers you will require some specialist millinery tools. Please refer to the photo which shows which tools (or similar) you will need for this tutorial. To 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 silk sweet pea brooch kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-material-kit-for-making-a-silk-sweet-pea-brooch/
What you will learn in this tutorial
🌸 how to dye petals, leaves and other parts of the brooch in a realistic manner
🌸 how to back calyxes and leaves with another fabric
🌸 how to shape delicate silk petals and leaves with millinery tools
🌸 how to assemble silk sweet pea flowers
🌸 how to assemble the foliage, make tendrils and a pod
🌸 how to assemble and finish the silk sweet pea brooch
Level: intermediate+ (requires neatness and precision, some previous experience in French flower making is helpful)
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 convo us before buying the silk dandelion clock tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.
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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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