ffflowers

fabulous handmade ribbon and fabric flowers

Wirral, United Kingdom · 806 Sales

ffflowers

fabulous handmade ribbon and fabric flowers

Wirral, United Kingdom 806 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(382)
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Helen

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Announcement   ffflowers are unique handmade fabric flowers! I am happy to create custom flowers for weddings and other special occasions, please contact me to discuss your requirements.

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Last updated on Mar 15, 2016

ffflowers are unique handmade fabric flowers! I am happy to create custom flowers for weddings and other special occasions, please contact me to discuss your requirements.

Helen

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Helen

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5 out of 5 stars
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Sue Bateman

Sue Bateman on Apr 30, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Lightweight and floppy which is exactly what I wanted to make fringing with.

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About

Once upon a time I was given a flower loom... that was a long time ago now, when I was that child who is always making something.

All those years ago I made a few woolly flowers and then stored my flower loom away with my stash of crafty tools. Fast forward quite a lot of years and I was trying out various techniques to make flower brooches with button centres. But they weren't quite right, and as I looked at them I was reminded of my old flower loom.

So I dug it out and started playing around until I came up with a flower that was just 'right', a flower which cried out to be made into a 'proper' flower with a stem. And so ffflowers were born.

I finish each handmade flower with a different button centre and securely stitch it to a green fabric wrapped stem. The stem is quite flexible and can be bent or even wrapped around something. The weight of the flower head gives the stem a nice natural curve when they are displayed in a vase.

ffflowers have been featured in...
Wedding magazine (Dec/Jan 2012) (UK)
Wedding Flowers magazine (July/Aug 2011) (UK)
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/get-the-look-decor-no-bare-cupboards-here-10989/
Sew Hip magazine (UK)
Popular Crafts magazine (UK)

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Last updated on May 31, 2016
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Custom and personalised orders

I am happy to create custom bouquets for weddings and other special occasions; if you can't see what you want in the shop, please contact me for a chat about your requirements.

Care instructions

Just like real flowers, ffflowers sometimes get a little crushed or droopy, especially if they have been packed away for storage. They can usually be revived by spinning the stem between finger and thumb so that the petals fluff out. For ffflowers made from the hand-dyed cotton/rayon ribbon you can also try spinning them upside down - for a few seconds only - above the steam from a pan or kettle. Do not get too close to the steam and don't burn your fingers!