How to make Ribbon Flowers © Ruth Elliott, 2009

 

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Materials needed: approx18” Ribbon, cellophane tape, approximately 12” of floral tape, pen

 

Get ready

1- Fold

2- Pinch

2- Turn (Counterclockwise)

Get ready

1- Fold

2- Pinch

2- Turn (Counterclockwise)

Fold (keeping the hole in sight)

Pinch & Turn (hold it together)

Continue to Fold…

Pinch & Turn…

…Until you run out of ribbon.

Then turn the last bit of ribbon…

pushing into the center hole …

& pull through; twist that ‘stem’ clockwise with the right hand

while turning the outer top end of the ribbon counterclockwise till it looks just right

Pinch the ‘stem’ and top ends tightly, taping together with a small piece of tape…

…attach to the top of a pen -  first with cellophane tape…

then wrap floral tape from top to bottom, stretching and turning diagonally till covered.

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