Friday, April 19, 2013

Want to know how to create realistic looking silk rose leaves with a 3D effect? Here's how I do it

Please be kindly informed that we have moved! To read new blog posts, purchase our floral pieces and learn more about how to make flowers you are welcome to visit out new website.

A lot of you have commented on the 3D effect my silk leaves have wondering how I manage to achieve it. Now you can do it too with my new updated and extended e-book tutorial, which is available for purchase from my  website store for just £6

Click here to order

Packed with tips and hints this 20 page .pdf ebook  will teach you how to create impressive leaves for you projects every time. I have included the patterns too.
You can use an array of different fabrics, such as silks, velvet, lace to make just the right leaves you require. No more fruitless searches online when you can make them in a matter of minutes.
Who is this tutorial for:
  • milliners
  • accessory designers
  • silk flower makers
  • those, who know how to work with a flower iron and would like to improve their results.

To read more please click here

I would NOT recommend this tutorial for:
  • complete novices in silk flower making
  • those, who DO NOT have a flower iron

The tools and the flower iron tips that are required for making the leaves are shown in the pictures below. Please have a look and if you are not sure you have all the tools you need please contact me via this blog before buying the tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.

The flower iron tips I was using in the tutorial
The flower iron tips that can be used alternatively
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