Taffy flower banners are made from different ribbons on special equipment. Ready-made bows can be used for different purposes: decorate them with rims or barrettes , use as a home decor. In general, it is worth to learn for a general introduction how these same bows are made.
We will need:
– Loom (this is a special equipment for making flowers);
– Satin ribbons 3-5 mm long, approximately 1.5 meters long;
– threads of Iris;
– half-beads or other elements to decorate the middle of the ready-made bows.
The author of this master class proposes to consider the creation of Tenerife flower bows on the example of a flower 4,5 cm in diameter. By the way, Gamma company produces very good lomas at quite affordable prices.
So, on the louma on the edges there are arrows and numbers, they are necessary for the correct weaving of the flower. Insert a ribbon between its two halves, stretch between the figures one and twelve down and between seven and six clockwise. Return the ribbon to the top, turn the anti-clockwise pins, which you see between the numbers twelve and one. Continue to tighten the pins, moving from above counterclockwise and from below clockwise.
So, the first circle is finished, now you can stop or continue if you want to get a more magnificent bow. Here already as whom it is pleasant more.
Fasten the tip of the tape in the equipment, as shown by the author of the master class in the photo.
Take a needle with a big eye, insert a string of Iris, make a knot on the tip. Remove the needle between the ribbons upward from the bottom of the luma (at the bottom, always leave the loop about three to five centimeters), along the diagonal, pull the needle between the ribbons down. Fix the thread, for this the author entered the needle into the loop formed at you from below and tightened it tightly.
Repeat these steps, sewing the middle of the flower, you must move clockwise. Just remember that the thread must be tightened tight enough for yourself!
Now it’s time to remove the bow-flower from the pins, fix the thread, cut off an extra ribbon near the middle. It was very beautiful, was not it?
It remains to decorate the middle with a half-bead, attach a ready flower to the fittings and all – you can decorate your hair or your daughter’s hair!
Ready-made bows-flowers Tenerife made of ribbons
It is worth noting that on such equipment you can create flowers of different shapes and sizes. For example, combining two or three diameters at once, you can get a nice bow that you can decorate with your curls and classic dresses, if desired. Yes, and with materials you can safely experiment, for example, take a satin ribbon 6 mm for a large flower and a 5 mm organza ribbon of a different color for a small bow. And you can weave flowers from Iris and decorate them with a knitted sweater. In general, if you master the technique of creating such bows, you can create many amazing homemade products ! Good luck in your endeavors!
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