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Old 07-19-2010, 11:23
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Do you make your own flowers or buy them and embellish them? I am interested in making some singed and other ones but can't find tuts anywhere even checked etsy
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Old 07-19-2010, 11:34
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

what kind of flowers are you talking about?

i buy my daisies, rannies, hydrangea.
but i make my felt and singed flowers
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Old 07-19-2010, 11:47
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where do you buy your flowers? I buy mine from michaels and ac moore and theyre expensive Is there a tut on how to do the singed flowers anywhere?
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Old 07-19-2010, 12:13
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

i get my daisies and ranunculus and many others on here
i get hydrangeas from Michaels b/c i have yet to find a great online source for the quality of Michaels.

there is a singed flower tut somewhere, but they are actually very easy. here is the gist

1. use polyester fabrics
2. cut different sized circles
3. light a candle
4. light run the edges of the fabric over the top of the flame
5. after they have cooled, assemble the flowers in whatever layers you like
6. sew a few stitches to hold layers together
7 add your center (beads and brads work well)
8 add a small piece of felt backing to hide thread and to create a solid base for your clip
9 add clip

it is really just trial and error. you really can't do them incorrectly at all!

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where do you buy your flowers? I buy mine from michaels and ac moore and theyre expensive Is there a tut on how to do the singed flowers anywhere?
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Old 07-19-2010, 12:18
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

here's a free tut for singed flowers
http://diaryofacraftaholic.blogspot....-headband.html
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Thank you soo much
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

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here's a free tut for singed flowers
http://diaryofacraftaholic.blogspot....-headband.html
Thanks for sharing!
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

I buy my daisies and other flowers at Michaels or Hobby Lobby - I wait until they are on sale or I have a coupon. I usually get the bunches of flowers for $5 or less -then I tear them down and rebuild them - add a rhinestone, button or center back to the middle and add a clip. I sell them for $5 a piece so I get my money back and then some.
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Default Re: Another question sorry girls

If you prefer video instruction this video is from one of Threadbanger's new hosts. She shows how to make several different fabric flowers including a scorched gathered flower.

http://www.threadbanger.com/secretli...ifeofabio-nerd
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