Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Handmade Poinsettia Ribbon Flower Tutorial

Do you like it? I really hope that you do as I have a tutorial ready for you. This and many other ribon flower tutorials are also to be found on my Craft Fairy Designs Blog
The ribbons are available on Craft Fairy and the beads are from my stash.
If you want to make one then all that you have to do is get the follwing ready to play with.

a needle
measuring tape.
Start by cutting 5, 7cm pieces of scarlet ribbon and 5, 5cm pieces.

Fold a 7cm piece in half and pinch. Where the pinches are sew together as shown.

Below you will see the two stages together so I hope that this helps.
Now fold the petal on the right side and you will have a pointed petal. If you want really sharp points then you can iron it flat. Repeat with all five petals and lay out side by side on your work space.

Sew along the edge of all of the petals as seen.

Pull the thread tight and the petals will form a circle.

Now repeat the above with 5cm pieces of ribbon and you will get a smaller flower.

Place one flower on top of the other and sew together.

Sew some gold beads to the centre and sew two pieces of teal ribbon to the back for the completed flower.

Coming next will be a 'How to' use the flowers.


Anonymous said...

Wonderful! This is simple and beautiful and can be very versatile depending on the ribbon colors used! Thanks for the great tutorial - I have pinned you for future quick reference!!

chillin with Quillin said...

Really beautiful flower!!!

Unknown said...

piękna ale pracowita...

Myrna said...

Wow so beautiful and so easy. Thanks for the great tutorial.

Anonymous said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [12 Oct 09:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Yvonne Randall said...

Hi Maria,
How chuffed am I?

I am currently working on a wreath to put the flowers on. I'll let everyone know when it's done.

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Unknown said...

so simple but impressive collection of the handmade flowers and can be very versatile depending on the ribbon colors used!!!!
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Anonymous said...

Thank you. A lovely project...

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Bee Craft Inspirations, under the Page 2 post on Aug. 12, 2012. Thanks again.