Beginner | 56 min
In this colorful class, Livia shares her expert technique for making anemones out of tissue paper. She begins with an overview of how to cut and dip-dye bleach the paper, and then shares how to pleat the petals and attach them to floral wire with floral tape. Once you’ve made a batch of flowers, Livia shares professional tips on how to arrange them by color and shape and put them together into a gorgeous wedding bouquet or tabletop arrangement.
Here’s what you’ll need:Materials:
- Tissue papers - about one sheet each in peach/soft pink/salmon/cerise/red/plum/purple/black
- Fine crepe paper in black
- 18-gauge 18”-long straight floral wire
- Cotton safety swabs
- Cutting mat
- Transparent quilting ruler
- Rotary cutter
- Paper scissors
- Wire cutters
- Fringing shears (optional)
- ½”-wide green floral tape
- Household bleach
- Metal or glass container for mixing bleach solution
- 3 yards 1”-wide ribbon
- Canson paper in green
- Drying rack
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