Sew in Love: Bridal Series - Silk Dupioni Roses
We are kicking off our series of all things bridal! Getting ready for a wedding? Let us be your guide to making DIY the most glamorous you've ever seen. Today we are starting with hand made Silk Dupioni roses. They come together quickly and look like a million dollars.
• 1/8 yard of Silk Dupioni
• Hot glue gun
Cut your silk down to approximately 2" strips. Tie a loose knot at one end of the fabric; this will become the center of your flower.
Start with a small dot of hot glue on the side of the knot.
Begin to form the flower by wrapping the fabric around in a turning and twisting circular motion around the knot. Be sure to twist in an upward motion, from bottom to top, adding a dot of hot glue as you twist the fabric in place.
Keep your frayed edges of fabric folded to the inside as you go.
Once your rose is the size you want, cut off remaining silk, leaving a couple inches at the end. Fold silk back over itself to make a clean, flat surface on the bottom and glue in place.
Attach onto a headpiece or garter, or make a variety of sizes and colors to add to a bridal belt or bouquet!
All products are available at Fabric Depot, or call us at 503.252.6267 to order by phone.