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« on: May 02, 2012 09:37:03 PM »

I made this flower hairpiece for my friend to wear in her wedding Smiley It's a heavier weight satin-like material that I cut by hand (seven layers) and singed using a lit candle (if you do this, I *highly* suggest wearing sunglasses!). I sewed the layers together, glued on the fancy rhinestone center and glued the alligator hairclip to the back. She ended up going with a different rhinestone center, but this is a pic of the original I sent her while we were in the proof process.

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012 01:18:41 AM »

This is stunning! So seven layers but how many petals? I can never get my petals to line up as beautifully as you have!
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2012 08:08:24 AM »

Thank you! Smiley Instead of cutting individual petals, I cut seven circles of fabric and trimmed four petal shapes on each one, if that makes sense. So one piece of fabric has four petals. I'll try to post a pic soon explaining the process -- that may be easier!
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2012 01:09:41 PM »

This is amasing!! I have tried making something similar but could never work out how they get the edges to curl up. FLAMES he he. xxx
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012 07:28:13 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2012 07:41:45 AM »

Very pretty!
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