Monthly Archives: June 2010

Fabric flowers: highs and lows

Highs: exciting things arrive in the post, like these amazing ribbons – I can’t wait to show you what I’ve made with them… … but, then there are the lows; making the flowers from fabric makes a hell of a … Continue reading

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Fabric Flowers: Ranunculus

M was visiting a fabric shop and told the lady about the flowers I was making for the wedding. The lady said she knew a really good way of making roses from wired ribbon… you pull the wire on one … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: Anemones 2

When I really wasn’t sure what to do about the black and white anemones, I went back to the drawing board on the purple and green anemone-like flower (see previous post.) This was attempt 1: and this attempt 2: I … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: Anemones

This was my first attempt at a flower other than a rose; It isn’t supposed to be a particular type of flower – I was going for something different to a rose, inspired by the flowers at Milkpod Studio. I’m … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: More roses

I’m not making all the flowers myself – once I’ve figured out the pattern and chosen the fabric, M* is helping me with some of them; she finished off the rest of the burgundy cord roses. She also made all … Continue reading

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Save the date

I was hoping to show you an inspiration board a la snippet&ink first, but I’m still wading through my folders. However, I have made my save the date and I can’t wait to show it you. This was the inspiration; … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: first attempt, with roses

There are quite a lot of online tutorials for making fabric roses; this one from Martha Stewart makes soft garden roses; this one makes more formal blooms and this one has a history of fabric/ribbon roses. I used the second … Continue reading

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