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Is Winter over YET?
I found these in a book and thought they were easy and useful for crafting.

This is my 1st tutorial, so let me know if you have ?s.

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  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out two felt circles. I used the bottom of a coffee syrup bottle for a pattern.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Thread needle with coordinating thread of 1st circle. Start at center and do a running stitch to the outside.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Parallel to the stitch you just did, do a running stitch back to the middle.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pull the thread tight and tie a knot.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 5
    Step 5

    At 120 degrees, repeat steps 2, 3, 4.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Another 120 degrees, (or 1/2 way between material left) repeat steps 2, 3, 4.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 7
    Step 7

    With the different color felt and coordinating thread, make second "flower". Through the middle, sew them together (rotating second flower 120 degrees so you can see back flower piece).

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 8
    Step 8

    Decorate flower with buttons, beads, other felt pieces, etc. Just let your imagination go!

    I used a plain, small button and sewed on with beads.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Felt Flowers - Step 9
    Step 9

    Glue a pin back on your flower for a spring brooch or use as a decoration (I made a smaller one for a hair decoration on a felt doll).

    Make a whole bunch and decorate a pillow or a straw hat.

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Sarah
Sarah · Ontario, Ontario, CA · 5 projects
Aww these flowers would be a perfect adornment for a scarf and hat set I'm knitting! Thanks, I'm definitely making these. Thanks!! <3
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ana g.
ana g. · Chicago, Illinois, US
really nice gotta buy me some felt now Happy
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JuJu
JuJu · Kansas, Illinois, US · 10 projects
Too cute! My favorite flowers are the panseys and johnny jumpups!
I am sooooo ready for spring so we can go out and frolic with our mini goats! LOL
I just may have to make some purple ones to wear whilst frolicing! (I love that....whilst word!)
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Grace D
Grace D · London, GB · 83 projects
AHHHH that is soo sweet --- Defo. going to make these!
More jazzy hair-clips on there way
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Chelsea K.
Chelsea K. · Fargo, North Dakota, US · 8 projects
Thats such a great Idea
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katie
katie · 5 projects
is it possinle to make more "petals" on the pink one?
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katie
katie · 5 projects
thats realy cool, very simple. Great first how-to it's very easy to understand Happy
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