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Silk & Fabric Flower Making
March 20 - March 21
Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day)
£195 inc all materials
This course is aimed at:
- Those who have always wanted to make detailed fabric flowers to adorn hats, headpieces, bridal designs or corsages.
The course will involve:
- Working with a range of silks/fabrics in different compositions and discussion on the pros and cons of these materials when making flowers.
- Understanding of how to apply these techniques to other fabrics such as man made fibers.
- Exploring a variety of shaping tools including some time honored techniques whilst creating different flowers.
- A tutorial on stiffening your fabrics along with recipes for a variety of other stiffening techniques will allow you to practice the techniques you learn at home along with the paper patterns you use.
You will leave with:
- Practical knowing of a variety of tools including molded presses.
- A variety of sample flowers including a poppy, a rose, a lily, a peony and leaves.
- The ability to create stamens for your flowers using a variety of materials and techniques for varying effects.
- Information on suppliers and materials.