Cut a long strip from an old t-shirt. Wrap it around your hand as in photo. Use a small piece to tie if off. Cut the t-shirt ends will roll nicely and give you the look in bottom right photo. Now what will you do with the rose?? Sew it onto a sweater? bookbag? purse?
diy flower--when I was a girl, we used to work in groups to create large quantities of these out of TP for low budget weddings done at our church. This will be a fun craft to do with the girls to have in the middle of the table.