step 2 / Take one of your centers, and apply a line of hot glue at the base, as shown. Adhere one of your petals with this line of glue, as shown, making sure the bottom of the petal is flush with the bottom of your rolled center. Now, apply another line of hot glue at the base of your flower between the two outer edges of your first petal, and adhere another petal as you did before. You will continue applying your petals in this same staggered manner until your flower is the desired fullness. Repeat this step until you have completed your desired number of roses.
step 4 / Using your pinking shears, cut (4) 1-inch pieces of coordinating fabric that are each the width of your fabric (for most quilting cottons, this is 44-45″). Using the ruffling method I detail here, ruffle each of these strips. Wrap these ruffled strips around your wreath as shown, securing them with hot glue as you go. (You might not need to use the entire length of your ruffled pieces; trim away any excess length.) Use hot glue to adhere your roses and leaves to your wreath in the configuration you chose before, using the photo you took to help you along the way. Use hot glue to secure sprays of raffia to your wreath for added dimension, if desired.
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