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Simple Felt Flower Tutorial #2

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Simple Felt Flower Tutorial #2

I have a soft spot for felt flowers.  I might have a soft spot for felt too, actually.   I’m not entirely sure when it’s appropriate to use felt flowers, but they are so pretty, I just can’t help myself from making them!  They make adorable hair accessories for babies and toddlers, and I’ve even seen a few people decorate presents with them, instead of using a gift bow.

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Last time I made a simple felt flower and showed how to attach them to an elastic, a barrette and a hairband.  I haven’t decided yet what I’m going to do with this felt flower, but I think it would make an adorable barrette for Leah.

Simple Felt flower Tutorial

Cut a flower shape out of paper to use as a pattern.  If you have a flower cookie cutter that would work perfectly!  Or, just google image search “flower cookie cutter” and you can print out one of the images to work with.

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You’ll need to cut out five of these felt flower shapes from the pattern piece: DSCN4828

Fold one of the felt flower pieces in half: DSCN4829

Fold it in half again: DSCN4830

Take another felt flower piece (this will be the bottom) and pull a needle through it: DSCN4831

Attach the folded felt flower piece to the bottom felt flower piece: DSCN4832

Fold another felt flower piece in half twice, and then sew it to the bottom felt flower piece: DSCN4833

Do the same thing a third time: DSCN4834

And again a fourth time for the last felt flower piece:DSCN4835

Now poof it up and this is what it looks like: DSCN4836

Cut out some leaves if you like.  I didn’t have any green felt so I used fabric: DSCN4837

Fold the leaves in half: DSCN4838

And pinch them together: DSCN4839

And run the needle and thread through them: DSCN4840

Then attach them to the bottom of the felt flower: DSCN4841

And the felt flower is complete! DSCN4846

If my sewing machine wasn’t out for repairs I would have made a headband to attach this to. DSCN4856

These are pretty simple and can be made in less than 10 minutes.  I’ve also seen these felt flowers put together with a glue gun instead of sewing – but I find it more work to pull out my glue gun and keep it safely out of reach from little hands, so I much prefer to work with a needle and thread.

SOURCE:https://onelittleproject.com

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