Thursday, February 24, 2011

a super quick rolled rosette tutorial

Hey SOS gals
thanks for asking how to make these ... here is a quick little tutorial on those rolled rosettes ...  this was done very quickly and i am no expert at tutorials so there is zero production quality


The white paper is just a diagram, the pink polka dot paper is the sample
I start with a square piece of paper ... usually approx 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches.  you do not have to measure or make if perfect


 Draw a large circular coil onto your paper ... the more coils, the more but smaller layers your flower will have, if you just have a few coils you will have a taller flower

 Now cut along your lines .... and then trim off the excess from the square shape  (I no longer draw the coil, i just freehand the cut ... so no measuring ... keep it fun)


 if you want you can go around the circle and create a wavey edge, this gives petals more definition ... this is totally optional.

 start rolling at the outer end .... just keep rolling till you hit the center

i put glue in the centre ... some people use glue dots, i prefer glossy accents as it drys relatively quick and holds the layers really well ...

 place the little base of the flower into the glue.  allow it to uncoil slightly to give it a looser look


 if you want you can add a little bling to the centre of the flower ... or use some glitter ...


The finished sizes is about that of a nickel


You can also make these out of felt and some fabrics ... they look cute on mini easter baskets as well as layouts!

hope this helps
have fun with it!

Peace, love & paper
Jo

17 comments:

Helen said...

Thanks so much for sharing these Jo! I can even do them!! LOL!! Thanks!

Jackie said...

Jo, I really appreciate you sharing with us, now I can try to make some :)

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Jo,
This is awesome!!! Thanks so much!!! And they look great!!!
XO

NanE said...

Great tut! I remember seeing these before but had forgotten all about them. Yours turned out great!

Vrinda said...

Heyy Jo,

Thats really interesting class indeed. Thanks for explaining so well. I will surely try this at home.

Thanks for stopping by. keep visiting.

Vrinda

Izzy said...

Great job on the tutorial!

Gattina said...

How lovely, looks so nice !

Johnny Nutcase said...

what a great idea!

EG Wow said...

Perfect! I think I can DO that. :))

paige said...

These are so cute!

Lynn Stevens said...

Sweet tutorial Jo. I've made these before and you did a perfect job with it. Love the Easter basket.
hugs Lynn

BlackCrow said...

Hi Jo, wow this is a fantastic tutorial!
Thank yo for dropping by my blog, your comment is much appreciated!

jacque4u2c said...

This are just gorgeous!!!! i love making rolled flowers!!!! Yours are so beautiful!

Carla said...

Thanks for the tutorial! It's wonderful!

Debbie Moore at Slice of Pie Entertaining and Cookbooks said...

Hi! Thanks for stopping by to visit my site ... now I've found yours and I need all the hints I can get about working with paper and crafts. I have 4-year old grand who is all about art and she's just getting old enough to actually begin putting craft projects together. We'll make he rosettes and use them to decorate gift packages! I think that would be so cute. Thanks for sharing.

laterg8r said...

ooooo love that easter basket - toooo cute :D

Jenny said...

This is sooo totally NOT how I thought you would make these. Very, very cool. I'm moving this link into my crafts 'file'. Love them!