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By Diane Gilleland

Kanzashi tsumami is the japanese paintings of folding gentle squares of silk into 3-dimensional flower petals. within the usa, the web craft tradition has sprouted a renewed curiosity in making Kanzashi with American crafters devising simplified how one can create those lovely textile vegetation and incorporating extra common fabrics like cotton and artificial materials in addition to the conventional silks.

Kanzashi in Bloom takes the yankee interpretation of Kanzashi a step additional, proposing sleek, extra simply completed flower designs as components in quite a few enjoyable, trendy, hip craft tasks. Kanzashi in Bloom bargains suggestion on fabrics, 3 petal-folding types, and strategies for assembling a Kanzashi flower. You'll additionally locate directions for 20 tasks to put on and provides as presents, including:

• Tiny blossom jewelry
• Flowers-in-your-hair clips
• The happiest belt buckle ever
• based floral present topper

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3. Drape in excess tissue to form three rucks. Pin in. 4. Mark edge and lap of tucks. 5. Remove from form. 6. Unpin detail and lay drape on stiff paper. Draw around it and mark detail on stiff paper pattern. 7. You have now finished the drape of cen:er-front detail, tucked, except that there are only three tucks in this detail. 2. Place on form over shoulder pad and exat :his _ of o;ith gmons. ~. line pin at all points. 3. Adjust fullness and pin on center-front seam line. 4. Mark where gathers begin and end.

6. Complete the pattern. =s. straight of material, notches, etc. _-ou D O"'·V have a blouse front pattern with with pleated detail as shown at the beginning ·' as in the first blouse at the beginning of of this lesson, except that the pattern has four pleats. :esson . Lesson 8 Draping the Blouse with the Center-front Do Many small tucks take up the fullness in the illustration on the left, fullness is shirred on the center-front seam line the center figure, and fou r ~mall tucks shape the center front in the illustration on the right.

5. With the palm of the hand, smooth from 10. Pin in the dart close to the form. the under-arm point down to the waistline. 11. Cut off excess paper in dart before cutPin at the side-seam waistline. ting shoulder line. 12. Fold over excess paper on shoulder 6. Fold over the excess paper on the sideline. Use this fold as a cutting guide. seam line and cut on side-seam line. 58 BLOUSE BACK. l 13. Beginning at the shoulder blade, pull do·wn excess paper to form a waist dart. P in the dart in carefully.

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