Category Archives: fabric flowers

Fabric Flowers: Dahlias, some wired

On Tuesday (I’m still catching up) I met with a friend in Leeds, which gave me an opportunity to run through what will be my new commute as of september 6th, and explore the city I’ll be working in. We … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: wiring ranunculus

After having similar problems finding good images of ranunculus stems and leaves I again turned to artificial flower examples; Images clockwise from top left: Irresistible Decor, Bloom, Elmstead Nursuries The leaves are much spikier and the stems much thicker than … Continue reading

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Fabric flowers: wiring roses

D thinks I’m taking it to far in my attempt to make my flowers relatively realistic. I simply want to make sure I get the form of the flower and the shape of the foliage right… I really struggled to … Continue reading

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Lately I have been…

… making a complete mess of my desk and living room cutting up fabric; Making blackcurrant gin with M for the wedding (hopefully); it’s very simple – collect blackcurrants from the garden (M & G did this bit), put blackcurrants … Continue reading

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Fabric Flowers: wiring

I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed with how well the colours and textures will mesh together, when I look at my flowers like this I wonder what I’m doing; …and then I remind myself the flowers I love have lots … Continue reading

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Fabric Flowers: Ranunculus, red: aubergine

Remember this delivery? I wanted to make more ranunculus from wired ribbon like these but in a different colourway. I spent ages trying to find the right shades of wired ribbon but ended up having to compromise. I could find … Continue reading

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Look what came today…

… am so excited. One very large and quite heavy parcel of goodies; Which means I can start putting the fabric flowers onto stems and start adding leaves. I have exciting plans for the corn, watch this space…

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