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« on: January 13, 2014 07:29:41 PM »



I started this one around Christmas, but didn't finish it until after the new year. Finally getting around to posting it now. Smiley

Lots of progress shots!


Here's a shot of my color box.

Prepared base pieces.


First flower.



Second Flower.

I struggled a lot with this one; the colors were bleeding a little and the petals look messy.

Third Flower.



Fourth Flower.



Attaching the flowers to the comb.


Adding gold springy sprigs then centers.



Dyeing some ribbons green for a darker shade of leaf.



The ribbons are drying; they get put into a dye set, then dried again, ironed, and finally starched before being cut into squares.

Ta dah! All done.


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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014 02:34:23 AM »

Beautiful! Very much an attention getter. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2014 08:10:45 AM »

Wow! What lovely work.
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« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2014 11:26:16 AM »

 I'm impressed by the work that went into it and a bit jealous of people with straight hair who can wear such an attractive hear piece.
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« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2014 01:36:46 PM »

I'm fascinated with your process. Beautiful work!  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014 09:38:03 AM »

Thanks for the step-by-step show and tell :-)

I've always been fascinated by how such beautiful flowers were made. Lovely work
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2014 06:07:16 AM »

very beautiful , can be used as headflower Cheesy

Beautiful! Very much an attention getter. Smiley

Wow! What lovely work.

Thank you! Cheesy <3

I'm impressed by the work that went into it and a bit jealous of people with straight hair who can wear such an attractive hear piece.

I can't think of any reason why having curly hair would prevent you from wearing kanzashi.  You just need to pick an accessory that fits the way your hair is styled.

I'm fascinated with your process. Beautiful work!  Wink

Thanks for the step-by-step show and tell :-)

I've always been fascinated by how such beautiful flowers were made. Lovely work

Thank you Cheesy I think sharing the process is important. I might make more involved directions later on.
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« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2014 01:34:10 PM »

Beautiful work! It looks like you put a lot of time and effort into this, and it definitely shows!
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2014 01:06:52 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2014 06:45:05 AM »

Just fantastic, and love the proogress pics Grin

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