FOLDED RIBBON ROSE AND LEAFS TUTORIAL
13" of your selected ribbon
2 pieces of 3" ribbon for the leaves
Cut your ribbon to 13"
Fold as shown in the picture... toward you and make the edge flush with the ribbon edge
Roll to create the centre of the rose
Fold the ribbon away from you, as shown in photo, to create the first petal
Roll a little
Roll some more to create the look in the photo
Keep rolling and folding away from you, creating the petals as you go until your rose is the required size.
PLEASE NOTE: This technique takes patients. You may need to try and try again until you get it. Dont get discouraged as these can be difficult to make at first.
Now secure the petals and ribbon at the bottom of the rose with a number of stitches.
Knot off the thread, making sure all thicknesses have been stitched through.
You rose is now complete
Now for the leaves.....
Cut ribbon to 3"
Fold ribbon from both ends into the centre as per the photo.
With a gathering stitch, stitch through the two layers of ribbon
Stitch and secure down with a number of stitches
Now attatch the leaves to the bottom of the rose
Your rose and leaves are completed