How to Make Tulle Corsages

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Tulle corsages will never fade and are lasting mementos. At special events like baby or wedding showers, surprise the guest of honor with a forever keepsake. Tulle is easy to work with so you can make small or puffy tulle corsages. Choose a tulle color that matches the color scheme of the event like pale blue or pink for a baby shower. A tulle corsage makes a good base for other corsage materials to.

Things You'll Need

  • Scissors
  • 1 yard of tulle
  • Ruler
  • Pinking shears
  • Cut the tulle fabric in half lengthwise. This narrows the fabric and makes it easier to manage.

  • Cut an eight-inch section from the tulle. This piece is tied around the wrist. Tie the piece around a plastic cup. Tie it loosely so you can add other tulle to the wrist piece.

  • Cut eight pieces from the tulle. The pieces should be 6-inches long each.

  • Take two of the 6-inch pieces; stack them one on top of the other one. Slide the pair under the wrist piece. Even out the pieces on the wrist piece.

  • Tie the two pieces on the wrist piece, knotting them in place.

  • Turn the cup. Stack up two more pieces. Tie them to the wrist piece with a knot. Continue repeating this step until there are tied pieces all the way around the cup.

  • Gather up the ends of all the pieces together. Trim them down until the corsage is puffy and full. Trim a little at a time; cutting too much away will give you a thin-looking corsage.

  • Dress up the corsage by gluing a silk rose to the top of the tulle corsage or string glitzy beads to a single piece of tulle to use in the corsage.

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  • Photo Credit fleurs et tulle image by Magalice from Fotolia.com
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