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Old 04-22-2011, 11:19
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Default For all you chiffon flower folks...

PLEASE help me!

I've opted for the harder & more frustrating route and I'm cutting, sewing and ruching my own chiffon for those adorable flowers/rosettes. While some look good, I'm really struggling with how to start, then wrap the trim so that it all looks even. Can anyone direct me to a great tut or blog?
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Old 04-22-2011, 11:37
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Default Re: For all you chiffon flower folks...

Do you have a pic or link of the flower you are trying to make?

This is a great link it has a couple of different styles, hope it helps:

http://madmim.com/the-whole-happy-fa...ether-forever/
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Do you have a pic or link of the flower you are trying to make?

This is a great link it has a couple of different styles, hope it helps:

http://madmim.com/the-whole-happy-fa...ether-forever/

here's one version
http://www.etsy.com/listing/72289550...facet=handmade

i should post a pic of mine and see what you all think...
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Default Re: For all you chiffon flower folks...

Wow you make your own?
The one in the pic is from a group buy...

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here's one version
http://www.etsy.com/listing/72289550...facet=handmade

i should post a pic of mine and see what you all think...
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Wow you make your own?
The one in the pic is from a group buy...
Here are pics of mine -- pink one is tulle with a center (all by hand), green is chiffon i sew into that bubble and then the purple is chiffon with raw edges, but you can see it doesn't look "clean" and I want it to look like the one I posted
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Ohhhhhhh I see what you are saying!!! good work!
Let's wait for one of the expert ladies to answer...
Sorry I'm no help
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Old 04-22-2011, 12:27
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Default Re: For all you chiffon flower folks...

No worries! I mean, it's in the eye of the beholder right? My chiffon flowers might be just fine for someone else, but I really want them to look more shabby

My biggest issue is rolling them onto something without getting glue everywhere or having the sides even
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Default Re: For all you chiffon flower folks...

The chiffon flowers like the one on Etsy are machine sewn onto a base made of tulle or mesh. I would like to see instructions for them also.
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Default Re: For all you chiffon flower folks...

I'm not sure you'll be able to replicate the look by hand, since those flowers are machine sewn onto a backing. No glue involved.
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Is there any kind of tut on how to do it by hand or something similar?
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