How to make silk-wrapped flowers?

Originally, silk-wrapped flower is a folk handicraft, known as “Hakka” in Taiwanese. As the name “wrapped flower” suggests, it is made by wrapping strings, which requires a great amount of patience. For centuries, people used to make their own wrapped flowers for Chinese New Year as lucky charms for the Spring Festival.

The creation process can be described as below:

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Cut pieces of paper into the shape of a flower, place thin wires on the base, and then divide the sewing string into four parts before wrapping them around the paper.