Fabric Flowers as Detachable EmbellishmentsMake a fabric and ribbon flower accessory that's easy to add to or remove from a garment.
Making a detachable flower embellishment, a sort of fabric flower corsage, is simple.
Instead of attaching the blooms directly to the garment, I affix them to a backing (ribbon layers, in this case) and use snaps to attach the backing to the garment. Below, I’ll show you how to make the two types of flowers. I hope it inspires you to make rich and removable details.
There are several reasons why detachable embellishments are an excellent option for a garment:
- If the embellishment is large and three-dimensional, it could be stored separately and avoid being crushed in a closet or garment bag.
- You can clean the garment without fear of harming the embellishment.
- Instantly change the mood of your garment by adding or removing the adornment.
Fold a ribbon flower
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