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Fusion Beads, bead, beading, sterling, seed beads, charm, swarovski, lampwork, glass, jewelry, pearls -

Cloth Doll Making by Runo Dollmaker Susie Harris: DIY Fabric Rosettes and More! Have you been like me and just loved on those adorable fabric roses and wanted to make some of your own? Well today wait no longer! I have no idea if this is the correct way but it worked for me and so I will pass it on to you. FYI will need these lil darlings for our next project too~ Cut some strips of fabric about the width and length of your yard stick. Fold it over and pin along your strip of fabric. After you have your strip all set start at the end and roll it up snug. As you go round and round with your strip just run your needle into the center ....repeat as you roll ... Dont worry about your under one will see it so it can be a bit messy. As you come to the end you will start getting looser and looser with your folds. I even allowed the fold of fabric to open and fray a bit. At the end of your strip just fold over the end and sew to the bottom of your rosette You can see here how I started out snug in the middle and by the end I had nice loose folds.

frayed rosettes see i'm not totally worthless... frayed rosettes tutorial- supplies needed- -fabric,you can use basically anything silk, cotton, jersey i prefer to use the cheap cotton broadcloth, it's cheap ( like $2 a yard) frays really easy and comes in lots of cute colors. trust me the cheaper fabric is better for these little pretties. -hot glue gun and sticks ( i use a little tiny one because it is easier) -scissors take you fabric and lay it out so that that selvage edge is facing you. snip into fabric a bit to get it started. take your fabric and start ripping, i prefer to rip because the edges fray up perfectly. rip until you get a big pile of fabric. then take your fingers and run them all the way down the sides of your strips to fray them up more. vary the length and width to make it interesting. take your strip and fold it in half, tie a knot right smack in the middle. try to make the knot lay as flat as you can. see how you have a knot with two long ends?

Tutorial A Fabric Flower brooch - Gone To Earth Sorry that this has taken soooo long but here it is; This is really a little origami with fabric, and it works out equally well in paper.... cards... maybe? Requirements; I made my brooch using all the same fabric, but it can look equally pretty if you make the large petals in one fabric and the small petals in a contrasting fabric. You can make the flower with petals all the same size if you wish and can even throw caution to the wind and have each petal in a different colour.... just have fun with it. These flowers can be used as an embellishment for all kind of things - think of a smaller flower used to adorn headbands or hair clips or fixed on to bags. fabric - enough to cut six 3 1/2 inch squares (for the large petals) and six 2 1/2 inch squares (for the small petals) matching threadneedle scissorsbutton - for the centre. This first step is a little unusual, thread your needle. Next, take the bottom left corner of the triangle and fold it over to meet the point. O.K. Don't let go....