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Silk and Fabric Flower Making – (2 day)

Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day)  – £195 (inc all materials) – Level: All

Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd November 2018

Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th January 2019

Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st March 2019

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.