(and sorry that my mat is so dirty...it's very heavily used!!)
7) Set the flower down on your table (fringe side up) and start opening the fringes with your fingers..
8) Keep opening until you get it all opened up and how you want it...you can even crumple it a little if you want. (I didn't crumple mine)
Here is a smaller flower on the left that i did and the larger one in the tutorial on the right. I used a stripe paper so you could get a good visual of the process.