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« Reply #60 on: March 09, 2005 06:50:22 PM »

I think where some people are having problems is during step five.  Be sure to fold the points up (like a paper airplane's wings) even with the top of the petal.  This will make a sharper angle on the point and create less bulk in the back.  The needle goes through all layers including the wings. 

Again, I am soooo impressed wth how unique and creative everyone's flowers are!  I love them!
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« Reply #61 on: March 10, 2005 05:34:09 AM »

I love these flowers! So far I have 25, plus some that I have already given away to my friends!! I'll post a picture later of some of my favourites. I think I'm going to sell them on my website too and have them on ribbons and as brooches.

I love how everyones looks so different:)
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« Reply #62 on: March 12, 2005 12:25:31 AM »

this is my take on fabric flower i did to give my mom as a part of gift:




I sewed safetypin to the back and glue down a piece of polar fleece to cover the rough edges.. it was fun to make and it is super easy!
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« Reply #63 on: March 12, 2005 04:26:29 AM »

Wow! Thats gorgeous, it looks really striking in the photo!
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« Reply #64 on: March 15, 2005 01:27:09 PM »

That's gorgeous, I'll have to give it a try someday.
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« Reply #65 on: March 16, 2005 03:31:40 AM »

thanks Hannah!

the problem for me is everyone like it but my other attemps was disaster.. i don't know why when i try to sew them to add a button in the middle it gets crooky on one side.. boehh  Embarrassed
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« Reply #66 on: March 21, 2005 07:10:13 AM »

This tutorial is great! I've been trying to figure it out for a long time! I love all your flowers.. esp sushimifune's! The petals are so round and perfect! I have tried, but failed terribly. I'll try to post a pic of mine, and maybe someone can tell me what went wrong?
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« Reply #67 on: March 23, 2005 09:00:05 PM »

This is my first attempt, it's not perfect by any means but I'm pleased overall how it came out.  At first I couldn't figure out the second diagonal fold but eventually it all came together in my head.  Thanks so much for the tutorial and inspiration!

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« Reply #68 on: March 24, 2005 08:13:16 AM »

I love that you put a marble in the middle, that's a great idea!  My nieces already have a couple flower clips I made for them (they are just tiny flowers)  They would love it with a marble character in the middle.
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« Reply #69 on: April 30, 2005 09:31:50 PM »

Great tutorial, I'm sitting at work trying to figure out how to do it with a post it note...

The first thing I did when I saw this was reach for my note pad and I started folding...
Great minds think alike?
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