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Old 05-31-2012, 06:40
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Default Re: Wedding Flower Clip

Originally Posted by staciem View Post
If you wanted to hand-make the flower to get that shiny, satin finish to the fabric, I think you could make a singed flower similar to the David's Bridal flower quite easily. Cut out a template for the "petal" shape using the cardboard of an old cereal box, draw the shape on the fabric with one of those fabric marking pens that disappear after a few minutes, then cut. When I singe actual petal shapes, I prefer to use one of those fire-starter flame lighters because it gives me more control. If you use a candle, the small petal shape curls up way too fast and shrinks down in size significantly. HTH!

Stacie, thanks for the great tips!
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