This cascade bouquet kit contains all the beads, wire, floral stem tape and embroidery thread you will need to make the French Beaded cascade shaped wedding bouquet shown. It does not include the ribbon. The kit is designed as a complement to my book Bead Flowers and Wedding Bouquets. This bouquet is featured in the book so you will need to purchase or already own a copy of the book in order to gain access to the instructions for making the flowers and assembling the bouquet. The kit is available in a range of colours, but if you have a colour theme that is not included here, please email me as I will be happy to put together a custom kit for you. You may also be interested in purchasing a Bead Spinner to string your beads.
The cascade bouquet features a lily at its centre. The cascade shape is created with a combination of ivy leaves and orchid stems. I have used stephanotis as filler flowers. You will be using a mixture of different French beading techniques to make this bouquet. The ebook includes videos to demonstrate the techniques, then goes on to give detailed instructions for making each flower, plus further videos and instructions to show you how to actually assemble your flowers into a bouquet. The fact that the flowers are all created on wire makes it easier to assemble this cascade bouquet shape and you can alter the position of your flowers as you work. For more information about French beading, you may find this blog interesting.