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lefty8881
« on: April 05, 2008 02:58:36 PM »

hey everyone,
i'm really not a very big flower person, so when it came to my wedding, i wasn't sure i wanted to blow a big part of my budget on them.  Enter: felted flowers!  now, i don't actually knit, but my sister does and she was totally into the idea so she made them for me!  can i mention that i have an amazing sister??  

we decided on tulips, after trying out 4 different patterns.  i'm getting married in may so tulips fit nicely into the spring feel.  we haven't felted them yet, but here's a link to my bio with all the pictures up to now:





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peihan17
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008 03:51:48 PM »

Awesome idea! Smiley  They look amazing!  I didn't want to spend $$$ on flowers either, so I'm making all sorts... paper, fabric, beaded flowers.  Glad to see I'm not the only one!
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lefty8881
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2008 06:19:50 AM »

ohh peihan, that sounds cool!  any pics??
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daisy525
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2008 08:15:59 AM »

I ordered flowers from fiftyflowers.com to save money.  I sort of wish I had seen this idea first.  I think it's a phenomenal idea!
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jsumonkeygirl
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2008 07:52:34 PM »

All of the flowers are very pretty! Did your sis make up the shaping as she went, or did she follow a pattern?
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MigotoChou
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2008 07:53:35 PM »

Those look really neat!  I love the purple one!
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lefty8881
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2008 07:58:26 PM »

jsumonkeygirl- she used a pattern.  it's a pickupsticks (i think) pattern.  they also had a mini tulip in the pattern.  i added new pictures since we felted them two weeks ago!  (just click on that same link!)
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heidsta
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2008 05:55:13 AM »

I love these so much. I have ordered the pattern. Not sure if they'll be my wedding flowers but as half my family is dutch I may well do :-)
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julietalpha
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2008 10:53:44 PM »

I assume you have wire in the stems - do you put the wire in before you felt them?
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shesmiles
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2008 04:49:48 PM »

Love, love, love these! Have just emailed to see if I can get the pattern sent overseas. Fingers crossed!
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