Monday, October 19, 2009

flower tutorial

I found this quick little tutorial while blog surfing, and thought I would share. Credit belongs to Elania.

Here is how to:

First cut a fabric scrap about 5×5 inches. Fold it in half to form a triangle and do two more folds like that!!
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Then from the end with the openings cut a petal like shape and when you will open it you will have something like this:
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Turn it over and place a large brad in the center of it. Wrap the fabric up and secure with a rubber band.
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Cut the center of another paper flower or a paper circle or whatever you can imagine and wrap it around the fabric brad to creat a second layer.
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And then decorate the top of it by adding smaller flowers, or bling or stickers!!

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Here is a layout I have made with a fabric flower in green, decorated with a felt flower, a chipboard button and some bling!!

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9 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!! that flower is wayyyyyyyyyyyyy cool!!!!!! and love love love love that lo!!!!! loveeeeeeeeeeeee that photo, the paint, the hambly and loving the flower u made too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Jocelyn said...

That is an awesome flower and thanks for sharing the how to!!!! I need to try this one out!!! Love your LO!!! PERFECT!!!! Wishing you a Terrific Tuesday!!!! :-)

KristenJo said...

AHHHH!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this layout!!! My new fav from you :)

Melonie said...

OOOH! Love this! Totally going to have to give this one a try.

Ann said...

Very cute. TFS. I might have to try these. How are things going? I am having such a hard time keeping up with my scrappy friends and my scrappy world.

Peggy said...

Cathy this is beautiful!!! I don't think I've ever seen you use paint before ... way to go!!!! I so love the funky look of this LO.
xxx Peggy

sarah said...

thanks for sharing this tutorial. LOVE how you did it. looks FANTASTIC!

here's to a great week!

hugs,
sarah.

Babydoll said...

Great tutorial!! Cute and fairly easy to follow!

Wendy Hackney Baisden said...

Cathy, these flowers are great ! Gotta give em a try ! Cool