A little touch of shimmer on the edges makes these flowers more defined.
Some more variations of Ribbon flowers I know.
I saw some paper flowers made in this way and tried them in fabric. I hope you like the result.
Take a piece of 3×6 inches of starched fabric and make small pleats into it as shown in the picture.
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Two different kinds of flowers. The round flower is made with one piece of ribbon whereas in the six petal flower each petal is to be made separately and then joined. Cut five petal pieces of the shape shown. Then fold each in the manner that both the sides fold on each other. Use […]
Making ribbon flowers has always fascinated me and after learning the basics I have tried my hand successfully to make gifts for friends and family. Making ribbon flowers have been a source of pleasure for me and a way of relaxing my tired mind as the poet has said, “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever.”
Take 24 inches of 1inch wide satin ribbon =1×24.
Use needle and thread and do running stitch from one side to the other like a U.
Tie one end into a knot and pull the thread from the other side to create gathers as shown in the picture.
Hold the knot in your hand and roll around it the rest of the gathered length of the ribbon. Knot should remain in the center of the rose.
Arrange the layers at the back of the flower and use the needle and thread to secure them.
Enjoy your ribbon rose!
It is always a pleasure to make new beautiful things to enrich our environment. From Gardening to Origami all the crafts help us to relax and enjoy creating something with our own hands. I am entering into the community of the bloggers to share what I have learned over the years. I hope this blog will help me to enhance my creativity and will give me opportunities to learn to make new beautiful things. I will soon start sharing with you all how to make things that I like.