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There is a lot of symbolism and meaning behind the water lily. But all this aside this is a stunningly beautiful flower to look at and admire.
Alas their blooms are short lived and can not be purchased as any other ordinary cut flower. Today with the help of this detailed tutorial you will be able to make one of your own.
Made completely from scratch out of finest hand dyed materials the silk water lily l is aimed at intermediate to advanced flower making artists with previous experience in flower making due to complex fabric manipulations and shaping.
In this tutorial you will learn to make a classic water lily flower surrounded with foliage. As the bloom is impressive and large is it ideally suited for summer straw hats and exotic headpieces (see the photo).
However if you scale the template down you will always be able to make a corsage out of it too. Feel free to use your imagination and create a wide range of other pieces with this unusual flower.
The thorough step-by-step detailed photo tutorial reveals the mystery behind realistic hand crafted water lily flowers. You will be able to make a wearable silk water lily either as a headpiece or a hat trim and hopefully many more wonderful pieces with this exotic striking flower.
With more than 190 pictures the 104 page pdf tutorial (no hard copy is available) explains in detail the whole process of creating your own realistic silk water lily from scratch. 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 water lily flower you will need millinery tools, please refer to the photos to see what’s been used. In case if you need a set of millinery tools, order yours here
We are pleased to be able to offer material kits for this tutorial, Please find more information on silk passion flower kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/diy-material-kit-for-making-a-silk-water-lily-flower/
What you will learn in this tutorial
🌸 how to dye petals, leaves and other parts of the water lily flower in a realistic way
🌸 how to back flower parts with other fabrics
🌸 how to shape silk water lily petals and calyxes using millinery tools
🌸 how to create the centre for the water lily flower
🌸 how to shape complex water lily leaves using the combination tool
🌸 how to assemble the silk water lily flower
🌸 how to arrange and assemble your silk water lily into a wearable headpiece
Level: recommended for intermediate to advanced makers (requires neatness and patience, some previous experience in French or Japanese flower making is a must)
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 water lily flower 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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