Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Ruffled Felt Flower Tutorial

How cute are these Ruffled Felt Flower's?

Want to make one or a bunch?

You will need two colors of felt one for the flower and one for the leaves.
To start out you need to cut one long strip of the felt for your flower.

Cut slits down the the strip to about a half an inch from the bottom.

With a thread and needle starting at the bottom corner sew a upside down "V" in each rectangle.

After you sew each "V" or petal pull the thread tight to make the petal shape.

Continue till you have sewn each petal and this is what you will have.

Turn your petals into a circle forming your flower and stitch in place as you turn.

Now you have your flower make sure to leave the thread attached.

Cut a rectangle out of your other color of felt for your leaves.

Sew a upside down "V" in your leaf.

Pull your thread tight and stitch in place on the flower.

If you want to add a bead to the center of the flower leave the thread and needle attached and push the needle through the middle back of the flower.

Sew your bead in place and your flower is done!

Use them to embellish things like a phone cozy....or add it to an alligator clip for a cute hair accessory.

I made this one using the pattern I made Here. I used two pieces of felt for each pattern piece and used a blanket stitch to stitch it all together. I didn't use the sewing machine for this one at all. This is the perfect size for those toy cell phones so I'm going to save this for a Christmas gift with a toy cell phone.

Add it to an alligator clip for a cute hair accessory.

Have some fun making some "Ruffled Felt Flowers!"

Make sure to check out the parties I link to!


Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

Heather these are really cute! I love the little buttons in the centers. Great job!

Nana's Fun Stuff said...

Oh these are adoreable!! Thanks for the tutorial on how to do it. I love them :)

southernscraps said...

cute! Thanks for the tutorial!

Rachelle said...

This is neat to see a different twist on all the flowers I've seen around. I may have to try this with some different fabrics. Thanks for sharing.

Btw, I sae your post on The Thrifty Home link party.

Rachelle S.

Mrs A. said...

These are really cute. I'm going to have a go at these. Many thanks for the tutorial.

Leslie said...

Wow, you made that look so easy.
Love it.
Happy Monday.

Ma What's 4 dinner said...

I love those!!! Well done. New follower here from the Monday Blog hops. Hope you'll come by to say hi and maybe return the favor?

Lots of yummy love,
Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner

Jamie Wilcox said...

Just saw the link to these from AllFreeSewing. They're adorable, and different from other felt flowers I've seen. Thank you so much for the tutorial! Will be back to visit here. :)


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