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Maya Mist Ribbon Strip Flower by Lisa Pace

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This tutorial shows you how to create simple flower embellishments that are perfect to accent any project.

Supplies Needed:
Cotton Fabric or Ribbon
Maya Mist (Blue, Iridescent Pearl)
3 - Maya Road Trinket Buttons (Rain)
Embroidery Floss
6 - Seed Beads

Tools Needed:
Pinking Shears
Sewing Needle
Paper Towels or Newspaper
Shoebox

Instructions:

  • Using Pinking Shears but 4 strips of cotton fabric or ribbon to approximately .5" x 3" and 4 strips additional strips to approximately .25" x 2"
  • Line either your kitchen sink with paper towels or a shoebox  with newspaper, place your fabric or ribbon strips onto the paper towels or newspaper and spray with the Blue Maya Mist, continue to spray until the desired depth of color is achieved, let dry a bit then spray with the Iridescent Pearl Maya Mist, let dry
  • Arrange the larger strips and smaller strips to create the flower as shown, next place the smaller flower on top of the larger stack as shown

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  • Arrange three Maya Road Trinket Buttons onto the flower center, thread a sewing needle with three strands of embroidery floss, attach a button then bring the sewing needle up through the button hole once again and place a seed bead onto the sewing needle, now take the needle and go back down into the same hole to secure your seed beads as shown

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You can create several flowers in different colors then attach a pin back to your flower and place it onto a bag or sew one or several to a headband. There are so many possibilities.

I hope you give this one a try.

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