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Thursday, March 4, 2010

twisted paper rose tuturial

I've been getting into handmade roses lately.... in case you hadn't noticed lol.

Most of the links I've found via Sandra's blog but I did find this one today over at Lime Tart. Nic Aspinal is the queen of handmade roses and this tutorial is hers. (PS. She's coming to the E2C retreat too.)


I've seen a tutorial on Scrap-a-little that is very similar but uses ribbon instead of PP. 2 complimentary ribbons are sewn together, twisted, and shaped into a rose in the same fashion as Nic's. This one does need a stitch here and there to hold it all in place. Lurvely.



I made these one's last week in Lincoln and that turned out fantastically.

Tutorial also from Scrap-a-while

I have wondered if handmade blooms have become really popular due to Prima's being so damn expensive, but so drop dead gorgeous. Hmmmmm......

2 comments:

Sonia said...

here is another link i found...
http://creatingkeepsakesblog.com/2009/10/30/special-guest-blogger-tia-bennett/

thought you may like!
Sxx

SueP said...

Very nice Tiff, there is alot of handmade flowers about atm ey?!

Love the top ones, you have to show me how to do them...imagine them with some glimmermist?!!