Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon- 2nd Instruc. Contest

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This instruction is created buy Hip Girl Forum member Kittycow2 in 2nd Instruction Contest . Thank you.

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Gather Supplies:
Needle and thread
Ruler
Cardboard(only for pattern)
Pattern
Ribbon(choice of color and size)- Use the scraps you have on hand. About 5 inches long
Rhinestone for center
Choice of clip
Lighter
Glue gun
M&M's (or your choice of snack)
Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

- Draw the size of flower you want on the cardboard. Mine was about 1 inc X 1 inch. That was using 7/8 inch ribbon. You can use 1.5 inch ribbon for a bigger flower if you want.
Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

- Place your pattern on your ribbon. Cut along the edges of the pattern.
Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Cut out 5 petals and heat seal on all edges.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Now take the edge that is straight and fold it like you would fold the center of a bow. Pucker the center and fold up on both sides.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-String the petals on the needle as you get them folded.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-After all is on the needle push them onto the string and fan them out. Adjust the petals as needed. Pull the thread to tighten to make sure the petals are close together and tight.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Now turn the flower over and stitch into the flower petal right next to the last one several times. Turn the flower back over and put a dab of glue on the back of the rhinestone and attach to the center of flower.


Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Now you can cut the 2 leaves out of the ribbon of choice. Make sure to heat seal them also.
Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Eyeball and see where you want your leaf to be sticking out at. Put a dab of glue on one end and attach to the back of the flower.
Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Do the same for the second leaf

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

-Line your clip of choice and attach the flower with a little hot glue to the clip.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

Now you have made a flower using the scrap ribbons that you have laying around. Here is another one I had made using different colors.

Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon


Ribbon Flowers using Scrap Ribbon

I hope you have enjoyed my instructions and could understand them. I absloutely love making these flowers.



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