Small lengths of satin ribbon are knotted in middle of each piece of ribbon, then knotted lengths are gathered together to form flower. it is very simple. Instructions can be purchased at: Jewel Box Ballerina’s Etsy store,
Faking flowers using a variety of different fabrics, chiffon, organza and tulle (which melt) and silk and cotton which fray. I like the idea of using different fabrics, it gives it a more vintage feel.