Ten Minute Make….Fabric Flowers

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These sweet fabric flowers are so quick and easy to create! They make charming additions to any home or a great, handmade gift for any occasion – Mother’s Day, birthdays, Easter and more.

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One of the best things about making your own flowers is getting to choose the fabrics! You don’t need a lot of material to make these so they are great stash busters or the perfect excuse for a visit to your local C&H!

Materials

You will need:

5 circles of fabric

Sewing thread

Small felt circle

Button

Sewing needle

Dressmakers pins

Glue

Scissors

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First, take your fabric circles and fold them in half, then in half again and secure with a pin.

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Sew the circles together using a continuous running stitch along the raw edges.

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Now gather the running stitches , tie off securely and trim the ends of the thread.

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Glue a felt circle to the back of the flower, making sure all the raw edges are covered.

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Finally, glue a button to the centre front, again making sure all the raw edges are covered.

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Ta Dah! You have made a decorative fabric flower. Feel free to add extra detail to your floral creation – a hessian leaf backing, sequins, beads….the list is endless!

There are so many uses for these charming little buds – fashion in to a brooch, use as a garment embellishment or make lots and add stems to create a bouquet that will last for years to come!

Written by

Elaine – Head Office

7 Comments

  • melita hurst

    Would it not be a good idea to give the size of the circles of fabric??? 3″; 5″; 6″; 10″ or what. These blogs of yours are never very explicit, and thee fabric flower came through in a blog sometime last year.

  • Irene Broughton

    These look really impressive and so easy!
    I will certainly be attempting to make some.

  • Annweeks

    They look fantastic ,l definitely will be having a go.

  • Liz Sawyer

    Going to give this a go as they look great and I have loads of scraps. Thank you!

  • Alison Trafford

    Good idea for our W.I. How do we make the stems. ?

  • Anne White

    i have made some flowers and they are lovely thank you

  • Anne White

    i have made the flowers and they are lovely thank you