For years, people were taught to make a folded rose in their hand. Few could do it because it as difficult.
Then in 1996, Barbara Hall of Australia invented a simple but ingenious tool called The Vintage Rose Spindle. so anyone could make beautiful folded roses quickly and easily.
If you watched Cindy make roses on Simply Quilts, you may be looking for The Vintage Rose Spindle and these other items.
The Vintage Rose Spindle
This 3-D flower maker was awarded the Best New Product at one of Australia's largest craft shows. Quilter's Fancy right now is one of the few places you will find this product in our country. Although simple in design this is the third hand you need to easily make a folded dimensional rose. Makes the pictured roses and several others from ribbon ranging in size from 3/8 inch to 1 1/2-inches wide! Instructions include photos. $16
For Quilts, Clothing & Accessories
Spin, twirl, fold and ruche 8 different roses using ribbon and fabric. Four of the roses are made with the Vintage Rose Spindle (described above) while four additional roses are made with needle and thread. Also included are antique quilt block patterns that use 3-D roses. ... $17.99
Dimensional Roses Kit
Kit includes The Vintage Rose Spindle, the book Dimensional Roses and a sampling of our French Wire Ribbon -- enough ribbon to make 6 roses with leaves. ... $40
Rose Making Video/DVD
from Cindy Oravecz
Spend one fun-filled hour with Cindy Oravecz, author and designer of many 3-D flowers. The subject is roses as Cindy shows how to make 6 different roses using the Vintage Rose Spindle from Australia. If you have this tool but have not mastered its use, this video will take you step-by-step through the process zeroing in on the most commonly made errors. You will become an expert rose maker! ... Video $20 ... DVD $26