i thought of this last night before drifting off to bed, and just had to try one out this morning. i love the poofy petal shape on these flowers!
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ok, you'll need:
5 circles of fabric (whatever size you like, mine were 3 1/2 inches in diameter)
needle & thread
cut out your 5 circles, then cut those in half down the approximate middle.
place right sides together and sew around the curved part, with 1/4 inch seam. clip around the curves every 1/2 inch or so, turn right side out.
press with your iron to make the edges neat and crisp. you should have 5 "petals".
do a running stitch along the bottom of the petals with your needle and thread. make sure you try and place your stitches in the same place on the petals, as much as you can. continue with all 5 pieces, on one continuous piece of thread.
gather your petals together and sew around the back to secure.
add a button, pin back, and whala! you've made a cute little fabric flower for pins, adorning dresses, bags, whatnot.
now for the updated, no sewing machine version:
cut out 5 circles, whatever size you like. fold in half. sew a running stitch along the curved edge, like so:
gather into a petal...
and add the other petals and a button! super easy!
this tutorial was featured on Craft Gossip!
and Prudent Baby!
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