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Made By Yourself
Give simple vases a bespoke look with a colourful array of leather flowers.

Posted by Creative Publishing international Published See Creative Publishing international's 93 projects » © 2019 Peter Fehrentz / Jacqui Small · Reproduced with permission.
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  • Step 1

    With a craft knife, cut 2 – 4 cm leather strips about 20 – 30 cm in length. Fold the strips lengthwise, wrong sides facing, and glue together along the bottom.

  • Step 2

    Cut parallel lines along the top fold to about 2/3 of the width of the strip.

  • How to make a flowers & rosettes. Leather Flowers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Roll the strip into a flower, pushing up the inside slightly for a three-dimensional effect. Secure the bottom with glue.

  • Step 4

    Glue a leather circle over the bottom part and attach the flowers to the vase with double-sided tape.

    Tip / Glue snap fasteners to the vase and the underside of the flowers. This allows the flowers to be easily removed from the vase for cleaning.

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