Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations.
Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. If desired, the silk sunflower can be made into a hat trim or a fascinator on the day.
Flower making classes take place in the picturesque English town of Stamford (http://www.visitstamford.com), where Svetlana lives and creates her flower pieces. If you need more information on how to get to the venue please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What you’ll learn in this workshop:
❀ painting silk and velvet with silk dyes
❀ backing petals and leaves with thin silk and other fabrics
❀ shaping petals, leaves and the calyx with millinery tools
❀ mcreating a decorative centre with beads and other materials
❀ assembling the silk sunflower through all the stages from the decorative centre to attaching the calyx
❀ finishing the sunflower with a brooch pin or otherwise if desired
Price includes all the required materials and supplies as well as tea/coffee and a light lunch.
Millinery tools are available for students to use, but you are encouraged to bring your own flower iron and a set of tools if you have them.
The workshop runs from 10 am till 5-6 pm depending on the complexity of the design and the progress on the students.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DESIGN REQUIRES SOME PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN FLOWER MAKING. IF YOU HAVE NEVER MADE ANY SILK MILLINERY FLOWERS BEFORE CONSIDER ATTENDING A CLASS ON A SIMPLER FLOWER FIRST