This is my first tutorial for the Pixie Cottage. I wanted to show you how to make some flowers from nylon organza and tulle. I have made three different ones. #1. You will cut graduating circles. They do not need be perfect just a rough circular shape. #2. You will cut some petal shapes. Also cut some of these in green for leaves. #3. Cut a long strip about 15" long and 1 1/2 " wide and some small circles. You need nylon or polyester in order to create the melted edges.
You can use matches or one of those little lighters for BarB Qs. I find wooden matches work just fine. You want to just pounce it quickly along the edges. The edges will melt and curl a little. Dont get to close or the heat will just melt it up into a little ball. Make a few extras to practice on.
You can then stack as many layers as you like for fullness. Next using a needle and thread you will come up from the bottom in the center and stitch together. For centers you can add buttons like I have used or pearls, jewels beads etc. Stitch on your leaves and you have some fun flowers. For the third one I did a running stitch down one side pulled up the gather, wrapped around then added the stacked circles for the center.
Here are three I've created, a close up of the one.There are limitless possibilities with the basics.
Great tutorial! Those flowers looks lovely. Thanks for the tutorial!
Beautiful flowers Davi...thanks so much for sharing them! :)
These are so beautiful.. Thanks so much for sharing with us how you made them..
Great lesson and wonderful flowers! Thanks!
Beautiful Davi!! Thanks for the great tutorial :)
Great tutorial, thanks for sharing Davi!!!
So pretty Davi! :) TFS
Davi, this is wonderful! Beautiful design and the tute is fantastic! I may have to give this a try. I wonder if I could use a heat gun instead of a match? LOL! I did not do too well with soot stamping as that involve flame, too! LOL! TSMFS!
Very pretty tfs!!!
Thanks for this wonderful tutorial, Davi. Your flowers turned out so pretty. Of course, the added brads make them even prettier.
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