Let’s look at the process of making asters with foam in two colors. Flowers look like real ones because they are made of amazing material. This lesson shows how to make an aster flower out of foam.
Foamiran aster flower
Total Time: 35 minutes
Step 1: Prepare the strips
Make preparations for the future aster. Cut a strip 30 cm (11,8110”) long and 5 cm (1,9685”) wide from the purple foam. For the center of the flower, cut a narrow yellow strip 1 cm (0,3937”) wide and about 20 cm (7,8740”) long.
Step 2: Working with the yellow strip
Begin forming the center of the aster. Make frequent cuts with the scissors on the yellow blank. The cuts should not reach the opposite edge.
Step 3: Use a metal part
Take a floral wire, twist it and glue it to the edge of the yellow strip.
Step 4: Use the glue
Twist the yellow blank and fix it periodically with hot glue. In this case, the cuts should be facing up, they will be the stamens of the flower.
Step 5: Twist the strip
You should get a yellow center of the flower as in the photo.
Step 6: Glue the purple strip
Take the purple strip of foam to make the aster petals. Fold the edges of the strip in half and glue them together.
Step 7: Finish gluing the purple strip
You should get a strip glued on one side.
Step 8: Cut the purple stripe
Use scissors to make cuts on the side of the fold that does not reach the glued side.
Step 9: Complete the strip
Make these cuts along the entire purple strip.
Step 10: Cut along the fold
Use scissors to cut a line along the entire length of the purple strip at the fold. This will leave a narrow blank for the aster petals.
Step 11: Connect the yellow and puple foam together
Place the yellow center on the edge of the purple strip and hot glue it in place.
Step 12: Fix it with glue
Continue to twist the lilac petals onto the yellow blank. Use hot glue to fix the petals in place periodically.
Step 13: Spread the flower
This is easier to do if you turn it over, then the petals should spread out to the sides.
Step 14: Get an aster with straight petals
The flower should look like this from the front side, as shown in the photo.
Step 15: Wave the petals
Use an iron to make the flower more realistic. Place your flower on a preheated iron for a few seconds. Form the petals if necessary. Cut the extra floral wire from the back of the flower. You should get a similar aster from foam.
- Thin foam in purple and yellow colors;
- A small piece of floral wire.
- glue gun.
This flower can be the basis for a cute piece of jewelry or a unique decoration.