Monday, April 19, 2010

*Tutorial* Fabric Flowers

Since Spring has come, all I have been wanting to make is flowers. I know there have been quite a few fabric flower tutorials out there. I'm "putting my hat in the ring" with my own fabric flower tutorial :) It's really easy, and the longest part is cutting out all of the flower petals.

Step 1: Print out my Fabric Flower Template
Fabric Flower Template

Step 2: Cut out the petals. It can be a rough cut. And pin the petals to the fabrics of your choice. I used two different alternating fabrics.
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 3: Carefully cut out all of the petals. You need to cut out 3 of each size
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 4: Once you have all of your petals cut, cut out a round piece of matching felt.
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 5: Take each petal (one at a time) and fold it in half.
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 6: And then fold it again almost in half
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 7: Place one of your largest petals on the felt circle (Sometimes the petals tend to not stay folded over, I use my scissors to hold them down after adding each petal)
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 8: Place each petal on individually, over lapping them. Place all of the petals on until you've used all of your petals. You can sew each one on ivdividually, I just place them all on and sew through it all at the end.
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Fabric Flower Tutorial
Step 9: Place a button of your choice on the top, Hold the whole flower in your hand between your thumb and your first two fingers, making sure that none of the petals move, take your needle and thread and sew your button on, making sure that you have gone through all of the petals until you feel they are secure
Fabric Flower Tutorial
And you are finished with your fabric flower! Easy Peasy! Not even 10 steps!
Fabric Flower Tutorial
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  1. Thesse are super sweet!! I am wanting to make some of these as hair ornaments or to put on headbands... tfs!

  2. super cute! thanks for the print out! I'd love for you to link this to sundae scoop

  3. How adorable! Thanks for the templates!

  4. I wish that you has posted this yesterday morning. LOL I wanted to make a fabric flower for my new purse and the templates would have been such a great help. I am bookmarking this page so I have it when I want to do it again.

  5. These are simply adorable! Love the fabrics you used! Great tutorial thanks for sharing! {visiting from TJ}

  6. Thanks for sharing. I love this. I'm going to make a few for my daughters hair!

  7. Those are very cute. I love your blog. So cute!

  8. I love that you could use this method to make different shaped flowers! Too cute!

    Thanks for linking at Lucky Star Lane!

  9. WOW!!!! This is stunning! Thank you so much for the tutorial! Keep on posting.

  10. Very cute! Not sure why this was listed under Dollar Store crafts however.

  11. Love your flower,I will be making these for my dogs collars with aliitle matching slip cover for the collar

  12. Love your flowers I will be making them to put on my dogs collars with a matching slip cover over the collar Thanks so for sharing this!

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