Hand Tied Posies and Bouquets

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1-4 weeks
125 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Course Dates
125 GBP

Course description

Hand Tied Posies and Bouquets

This five week evening course provides an introduction to traditional and contemporary hand tied floral designs.

Suitability - Who should attend?

To create your flower arrangements, you will be required to bring the following objects to each weekly session:

Week 1: tied posy mixture of flowers

  • 15–20 flowers, such as, Roses, Iris, Germini, Carnations
  • five secondary flowers, such as, Alstroemeria
  • two stems of filler flowers, such as, Gypsophila, Limonium
  • seven stems of 40cm foliage, such as, Pittosporum
  • string
  • ribbon

Week 2: gift wrapped bouquet

  • seven focal flowers, such as, Roses, Carnations?
  • 3–5 spray Chrysanthemum
  • 7–10 secondary flowers, such as, Alstroemeria, Eryngium, Lissianthus (can be two types)
  • ten stems of 40cm foliage, such as, Tree ivy, Hard Ruscus
  • cellophane
  • ribbon
  • tissue

Week 3: stylish limited hand tied design

  • five focal flowers, such as, Iris, Lily, Rose
  • three tall flowers, such as, Gladiolus, Larkspur
  • three 20cm, short stem foliage, such as, Pittosporum
  • three 10cm, large Ivy leaves or small Fantasia leaves?
  • a 60cm stem twisted willow
  • string or raffia for tying

Week 4: grouped tied posy with collar

  • 20 stems of mixed round form flowers, such as, a mixture of Germini, Rose, Dianthus, Aster
  • willow for collar
  • ribbon for tying

Week 5: front facing hand tied

  • five tall flowers, such as, Larkspur, Roses, Spray Carnations, Lily’s
  • 3 large Fantasia leaves
  • seven 40 cm foliage stems (tall) ribbon for tying

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Please bring with you: A notebook and pen/pencil. You may also bring a camera/Ipad with you to take photos as you go. PLEASE NOTE these are entirely at your own risk, the College will accept no responsibility if these are lost, stolen or damaged. We su

Training Course Content

Throughout this course, you will learn a variety of techniques per week, including:

  • week 1: tied posy mixture of flowers
  • week 2: gift wrapped bouquet
  • week 3: stylish limited hand tied design
  • week 4: grouped tied posy with collar
  • week 5: front facing hand tied

Course delivery details

You will learn through a mixture of practical and theory lessons.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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