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Use wired ribbon to create roses that can be made into pins or used to embellish shoes, picture frames, pillows, hair bands, or whatever you want. The longer the ribbon, the larger the flower.
Approximate Time: about 30 minutes
By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC
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I would like to make paper or silk ribbon flowers. I have seen them made out of crepe paper.
By M Collins
I found tons on youtube.
Here is one I saw today Fabric/Rose & Peony
Here are the instructions to make paper flowers:
Here are instructions to make a paper flower bouquet:
These articles show you how to make paper flower centerpieces:
Here is a sample of my flower creation made from paper and magazine. I will try to make the instructions and post it in this site soon.
How do I make a fabric flower? It would be sewn on a nightgown to cover a stain.
By Maryeileen from Brooklyn, OH
Why don't you try the ehow website and use the search box on the website.
The easiest way is to use wide ribbon, and sew a long running stitch down one edge, then just pull the edge until the short ends meet, instant flower! If the single layer flower isn't enough, make several and sew them together at the center.
I am looking for step by step instructions on how to make fabric flowers. This is a project for an Aged Care Facility so it needs to be fairly simple and with illustrations.
Meg from Vic
bend pipe cleaners in the shape of daisy petals and twist ends together. Bend pipe cleaners in leaf shapes, too. Glue fabric to each piece and cut to match the pipe cleaner shape. Add all petals to a long pipe cleaner "stem" and add leaves, too. Take florist tape and tightly wrap around the "stem" to keep everything in place.
I have made the most beautiful couture fabric flowers using the tutorial in the website
it is written by one of the world most famous milliner
it is complete and easy to follow
all the best
Do you have a pattern for paper or fabric roses?
Birder from Flint, MI
I found these instruction by using Google. Hope it helps some.
http://www.ehow paper-roses.html uses crepe paper looked nice
http://www.bloo owto/howto01.htm Origami one - looked complex but beautiful
http://members. yandmo/rose.html simple paper napkin rose
http://www.dorl tyart/intro.html tissue paper - looked beautiful
http://www.webi paper/party.html tissue party rose
http://www.webi per/cabbage.html tissue cabbage rose
http://www.whol kin-folding.html shows a couple of roses from napkins
if you Google in Napkin folding - there are tons of pages. Some of the instructions look like roses.
I couldn't find anything under fabric roses!
I need instructions on how to make a rose from twisting and knotting sheer drapery without sewing and cutting. Please help.