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Hessian Boutonniere

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Description: This buttonhole is perfect for a country themed wedding. Make one for your groom and each of your groomsmen. Best of all your flowers will stay fresh on your special day!

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  • Step 1Cut a long piece of white calico. Fold in half lengthways. Thread a toothpick into the middle of your calico.
  • Step 2Create your rose by wrapping the material around and pinching in place.
  • Step 3Use twine to tie your rose in place. Trim any access material.
  • Step 4Thread a bead onto a long piece of beading wire. Fold your wire back over itself and twist together.
  • Step 5Repeat until you have three beads on twisted wire. Group the wire together and twist to secure all three together.
  • Step 6Cut two hessian leaves. One slightly bigger than the other.
  • Step 7Layer your leaves, rose, and beads together.
  • Step 8Wrap your leaves around your rose. Secure in place with hot glue.
  • Step 9Wrap a piece of ribbon around the stem of your flower and secure in place with glue.
  • Step 10Attach a brooch back to hang your boutonniere. Use hot glue for permanent adhesion.

Materials used in this activity

Product Code: 10230 22 Metres
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Self-Adhesive Brooch Backs
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Product Code: 10843 Pack of 25
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Calico
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Product Code: 11096 80 x 100cm
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Product Code: 11151 25 Metres
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Toothpicks
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Product Code: 11802 Pack of 200
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10 or more $0.88 (inc GST) $0.80 (ex GST)          
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Hessian Sheets - Natural
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Product Code: 12406 Pack of 10
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CleverPatch Glue Gun Starter Set
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Product Code: 12505  
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Bead Bumper Box
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Product Code: 13739  
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Jute Twine - Thin
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Product Code: 14037 70 Metres
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