1. Begin with a long strip of torn fabric. Taffeta (shown here) creates a tattered edge. Cotton looks county chic and knit fabrics (recycled tees) have a soft urban look. This piece was 30" x 3". Wearing Hot Glue Gun Helpers finger caps, add hot glue to one corner. Fold the strip in half and press into the hot glue. Fold over the end to form an angle. Hot glue to secure.
2. Fold over the strip of fabric and begin wrapping around the first glued fold from step 1. Continue folding and wrapping. It should like a kaleidoscope. Continue to add hot glue where needed. Fold and wrap until you are 1 way around the first fold. Once you have made it around the first fold trim off the extra tail.
3. Bring the fabric strip to the back of flower. Secure with hot glue. Press and hold with a HGGH finger cap for protection. Continue folding and wrapping along the back of the flower. When you reach the end, hot glue the last bit of fabric. Hot glue a gem in the center.