Floristry - Bridal Bouquets | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Bridal Bouquets at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Bridal Bouquets at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £37.00 Starts: 18/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Laura Follows Ends: 18/11/2017 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

On this one day class you will learn how to construct a beautiful hand tied Bridal bouqet and a buttonhole. It is an ideal continuation from our Beginner's course and perfect for anyone who has some previous flower arranging experience who would like to make their own wedding bouquet!.
At the end of the course you will be able to:
* Identify the flowers and foliages used
* Use appropriate tools correctly and safely
* Construct a hand tied bouquet
* Demonstrate you are able to work to relevant heath and safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

There will be demonstration followed by students working on their own projects under supervision.
Your tutor will give individual feedback and your peers will also be willing to exchange ideas.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need -
Stem tape
Wires 1.00 or 1.25mm and 56 or 72mm
Floristry wired fabric ribbon 1 " thick approximately 2 metres long
Twine Ivy leaves (6 individual leaves).
Short stemmed flowers i.e. roses, freesias and other seasonal flowers to the value of approximately £10.00 No carnations,spray carnations or chrysanthemum as they are not suitable for this bouquet.
Pearl headed or diamond headed pins (optional).
Foliage can be included in the design but is optional.

Please bring your tools if you have them, a minimum of a pair of strong scissors suitable for cutting flower stems is required.

What can I do next?

We have a range of courses in Floristry. Please ask at Reception or go to our website at

What do I need to join the course

There are no special requirements requirements for joining the course.
It is is suitable for those who have attended our beginners classes and those with some prior experience. A degree of manual dexterity is required.

About the Tutor: Laura Follows

Laura has had a very colourful and varied floristry career over the past 21 years; from working for the florist appointed to HRH and being privileged to make the royal families flowers, to creating celebrity flowers for Hollywood stars and designers including Louis Vuitton and meeting a few famous faces along the way! Laura has worked in some very glamorous and beautiful locations in London over the years including the Lord Mayors show, banquets for the rich and famous, prestigious London hotels and companies and even Westminster Abbey. She has covered every step of the floristry career ladder from junior to head florist and managed prestigious London based flower shops.
Teaching since 2002 Laura is qualified through City and Guilds and has a passion for flowers in her genes! She is the 4th generation of florists in the family and loves teaching people and having the privilege of passing on her knowledge and skills to others.

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Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/53707/F/LC.
Course Code: DAR/53707/F/LC Book Now

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