Sunday, September 27, 2009

Poppy Flowers

  • Crepe Paper (red and Golden yellow)
  • Black cloth
  • Cotton
  • Stem Wire
  • Green Tape
  • Thread

  • Cut red crepe paper for petals as shown in figure (4 or 5 pieces for each flower). 
  • Make the centre of the flower by wrapping a ball of cotton with black cloth and tying it with a thread. Attach  a stem wire by twisting the wire at the bottom of the center.
  • Take a strip of golden yellow crepe paper and cut its edges 1/4 " to the centre of the strip.
  • Wind the strip around the flower centre and tie it with a thread as shown in the picture gallery.
  • After creping (crumbling) the petals by Handkerchief method, fix petals to the centre using thread.
  •  Wrap the stem with green tape.

Flower Centre

Handkerchief method Step1

Now your flower is ready, arrange with fresh or artificial leaves

Handkerchief method
Cut the petal and fold in half lengthwise. Place it inside a handkerchief or other light material . Using the palm of one hand to hold the base of the petals, the cloth is pulled firmly away from the centre crease.

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1 comment:

Unknown said...

Perfect. Thank you.