Today I’m going to share with you a simple way to make fabric flowers.
I plan on using mine for home decor, but you could use yours to pin on clothing or wearing your hair.
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The hardest part of my flowers was pulling spices and dishes from my cabinets. But I made it easier for you by creating a downloadable template.
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Fabric glue or a needle that fits dental floss
My first step was finding spice containers and dishes to make circles. I started with the 1-inch spice container. In another about an inch and a half and so on. After I had seven circles I stopped.
You can download the template. Click here.
Pin the paper circles to your fabric and cut around the circle.
I wanted shabby flowers, So what I got A few of the flower circles wet, Then them in a laundry bag for delicates. I toss the bag in the dryer for a few minutes until the circles were dry. This frayed the edges. And I had to iron the circles a bit. 🙁
Some circles I folded in half, and then in quarters. Then either pinked or scalloped the edge.
I wanted different results when I opened the circles.
To add a little ruffle to the edges. Go around the circle with your thumb and index finger and twist about every inch.
Then I stack layers. Noticed some of my fabric is burlap.
I use the floral wire to “sew” through the layers adding a button or bead for the center.
Are you going to use your flowers for clothing or hair? Sew with dental floss and then add a pin. Also, you can glue the center of the flowers with fabric glue.
I didn’t want wait for the glue to glue dry!
Now I’m going to go get the black marker off my dishes!
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