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Flower brooch
A flower i made after seeing a purse in accessorize.

Posted by Nimbusmarnie from Colchester, England, United Kingdom • Published See Nimbusmarnie's 4 projects »
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  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab some cardboard, you can use a cereal box or any cardboard you have laying around.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw some petals, I made a template and traced it but you don't have to be too fussy.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut them out. :-)

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Get some scraps of fabric big enough to cover your petals.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin and sew your fabric petals, I used 12 but you could use as many as you want.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew them together in a circle or cut out a circle of felt and glue them down.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add next layer of petals on top, I made these slightly smaller so they'd not cover the layer underneath.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add your centre buttons, I covered one of them in one of the fabrics and glued it on top.

  • Step 9

    I'm sorry I don't have a picture for this step but cut out a circle of felt and glue to the back. Add you safety pin or brooch back.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Here's another one I made using around 30 petals.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Accessorize Inspired Flower Brooch - Step 11
    Step 11

    Here's the original from accessorize.

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Jo E.
Jo E. · Portsmouth, North Carolina, US
Ooh i love this - i prefer yours to the accessorize version! i just found this website and i think that this will be my first project! It'll look great on my winter coat!
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Aconitum
Aconitum · Wallington, England, GB · 9 projects
what a good idea... thanks for sharing, look forward to trying it out Happy
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Nimbusmarnie
Nimbusmarnie · Colchester, England, GB · 4 projects
Thankyou. Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
oooow so lovely and pretty, like it very cool!!!
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Nimbusmarnie
Nimbusmarnie · Colchester, England, GB · 4 projects
Happy Thanks
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Scarlet-Begonias
Scarlet-Begonias · Everett, Washington, US · 15 projects
Such a cool idea! And I've got a bunch of scraps around..
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Paige R.
Paige R. · New York, New York, US · 17 projects
Ooh! Great idea! I have a ton of t-shirt scraps around that could work for this.
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LadyLordessa
LadyLordessa · Frankfurt, Hesse, DE · 15 projects
very cute, great tut ^^

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Nimbusmarnie
Nimbusmarnie · Colchester, England, GB · 4 projects
Thanks Kitty Happy x x x
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Kitty
Kitty · Okotoks, Alberta, CA · 18 projects
I think yours looks nicer than the original Tongue
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