Handcrafted Flowers Course • 1h 30m
Women love the floral touch to hats and headwear as they give such a feminine look. Learn to use sinamay straw or parisisal straw to create eight different styled flower trims. Each flower will give your hat or fascinator an individual personality.
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Fashioned Straw Flowers
Amongst the new sinamay straw roses and lilies we create a large sculptured Parisisal rose. The larger flowers will lend themselves to be the dominant feature of your trim or fascinator. Learn to add wire stems to the daisies so you can give the trim a three-dimensional effect.
Choose heavy satins and silks or transparent organzas to display a variety of floral inclusions on your new headwear. Learn several methods to add wire to bring your petals to life. Your clients will appreciate your eye for detail as you co-ordinate the trim with the fabric of their outfit.
Traditional Fabric Flowers
Fabrics used range from satins to fine silk organza or polyester ribbon. The addition of wire helps to give flowers shaping. Learn to restore vintage flowers and add new life to boring commercial flowers. These will be a great addition to all your headwear.