just went to her website . . . and found another flower that's similar but uses waaay more fabric . . . it looks to me like it's one piece of fabric w/large gathering stitches . . . and it's folded in lieu of gathered.
check this one out to see what i mean. the grey one is just a different/softer fabric . . . http://www.etsy.com/listing/61921605...nd-kelly-green
edit . . . just found one she made out of a stiffer/like cotton fabric. . . you can realy see the big folds from the large gathering . . . http://www.etsy.com/listing/61686553...adband-m2m-the