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Picture of easy LED flower for Halloween
It's almost Halloween!
You can make easy LED flower in last minutes for nightmare party :)
The technique of making petals are same as jellyfish.
This time I use chemical satin and chiffon. Also these are very flammable! Please take care about that!

Step 1: Materials and what you need

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materials:
chemical satin, polyester chiffon, fisher line (synthetic fiber thread), conductive thread, 3V button battery, battery box (I use Aniomagic one because it has on/off and looks cute), LED(mine is "candle color"!), felt sheet, beads (mine are 5 Czech glass crystal beads), brooch pin

need:
scissors, pliers (mine are needle nose and round nose), needle (regular and beading needle), candle, matches or lighter, three different size circle-make-things, pencil(not in photo)

Step 2: Cut fabrics round

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Draw and cut 2 circles for each size on satin fabric. And draw and cut a circle each size on chiffon. You'll have 9 circle fabrics.
I'm using wood coaster (it become candle holder later), bracelet, and a flash-light.
Whatever can make circles is ok.

Step 3: Shrink fabric - petals

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BE CAREFUL!
Light a candle, and hold satin and chiffon circles on your hands to shrink by candle's heat.
Please keep a safe distance from a candle always. This fabric is easy to burn out!
Make it slowly.

Design your flower petals. If you need smaller petal, keep heating it little longer and make it more shrink.

Step 4: Fix petals by LED legs

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Fun and lazy time to fixing petals.
Stick LED to circle fabrics' center, one by one. Start from smallest one.
Both of LED legs must be apart on fabrics (all of fabrics has two holes by LED)
Don't be more lazy! ;D
Stick petals one after another.

Step 5: Bend LED legs

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Put LED legs down by pliers, angles of ninety degrees.
Longer leg is + (positive electrode), shorter is - (negative electrode).
If you think you'll forget which is which, write on petal back + and - by pencil.
(of course I always forget!!)
Then roll up each legs like small rings carefully.
Now petals are fixed by LED legs.
All the time, LED legs must not contact.
 
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titinetar1 year ago
Très joli je vais essayer
ChrysN1 year ago
Pretty! The colours are really nice.
Beautiful! Again, I love what's hanging from it!
Very cute. Lovely walkthrough, too!