Circular Ribbon Flower Redux
There seems to be a good response to the circular ribbon flower, so I wanted to share a variation that I came up with for a project recently. This flower can be made with one strip of ribbon, or two, for a fuller effect.
This is a beauty shot of the single layer flower, which I’ll cover first. Begin with a strip of ribbon or fabric, 3″ wide and 18″ long. (Referring back to the earlier post, this proportion is six times the ribbon width.) Press creases into the strip to divide it into six equal parts. On each section of the ribbon, cut petals, as shown. You can free hand this, making the shapes, as you desire them. The cut is an exaggerated “Z”-shape. Now, sew the ends of the strip together. Fold the seam in half. Fold the edges of the strip up, to make the “W”-shape, referred…
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