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julietalpha
« on: January 06, 2009 06:46:30 PM »

I'm knitting my bouquet (which can be seen here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280934.0) and needed something similar for the guys.

After some searching I came up with this pattern http://cards-by-paula.blog.co.uk/2008/01/25/how_to_make_a_felt_white_calla_lily~3630857 and had a go.

These are what I came up with:




I haven't shown these to any of the guys who actually have to wear them yet!

What do you guys think?
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greyskybutterfly
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009 06:53:26 PM »

amazing! and wallet friendly. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2009 07:11:34 AM »

What a great idea.  I'm off to check out the links you left now.  I'm super curious about the rest of the flowers:)
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2009 11:33:13 AM »

These are so elegant Smiley and yes, definitely wallet friendly
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2009 07:48:40 PM »

Thanks fellow Craftsters!  I figured you can't really trust guys to look after flowers and I've heard real calla lilies can be expensive so I decided felt was the way to go.  The stamens are actually strands of wool that I've twisted together and felted but the rest of the flowers are just purchased sheets of felt.
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2009 03:59:25 AM »

I don't think it is just Calla Lillies....I think all flowers are fairly expensive.  Besides, I think it would be a nice souvenir.   Although, I don't know if guys save things like that.  I think my bf might, but that's just because he keeps everything.  Tongue

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CloudxxSeph
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2009 05:24:37 PM »

These look really good! I think you picked just the right kind of flower to make it work best. Smiley
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julietalpha
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2009 12:31:30 AM »

I'm afraid I'll be replacing these with satin flowers to match my bouquet - will post pics soon!
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