Making A Fabric Flower:
You will need: Small scraps of fabric, Strong thread, Needle, Scissors, Pen, Iron, Buttons, A compass or a round dish, Fabric glue plus a Glue gun
Size: 10cm circle for flower
Fabric used: Cotton 100% fabric
|Cut out five circles and press the fabric with an iron...|
|Fold the fabric circles in half and press again|
| Fold the fabric halves into quarters and press. You can now sort|
out the order you want your petals in be into form your flower.....
|Thread a sharp needle and knot the end....|
make a running stitch for gathering the petals
Next pull the thread to gather petals tightly...Then
sew the first and last petals together to join the
circle of petals
|Trace with a pen around a cotton reel onto the felt to make|
a small circle. Cut the felt circle out with pinking scissors...
|Glue the felt circle to the back of the flower with fabric glue...|
|Now chose your button for the centre.....|
Which button will I chose?
|I like this one....but sonehow I changed my mind!|
|I chose a blue button in the end...Glue your button in place|
onto the front of the flower...You can use a glue gun
here if you want. Now your flower is finished
all ready to use!