Monthly Archives: December 2015

Plaid Poinsettias

Just a basketful of handmade Plaid Poinsettia stems…these were made a number of years ago when for some reason there was a need to have a nice looking Christmas decoration. Using two pieces of fabric and tracing the petals along the edges…next, laying a length of flower wire in between the petals….while using “steam a seam Lite…to fuse the two fabrics together …
Now using a decorative thread to satin stitch the center wire and along the traced edges of the petals and voila!…you have a petal. Making nine for each flower and adding a really pretty cording in the middle for the stamen… as you can tell I made “oodles and oodles” of these petals but I am still happy after all these years how well they have stayed…. Have a Merry Christmas!!!

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