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Great way to turn scraps into something pretty.
I am working through my scraps stash and going to use this particular "flower" to decorate a tote bag, but it could be used for barrettes, pins or statement necklace.

Posted by KMOM14 from Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States • Published See KMOM14's 371 projects »
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  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use the pop can to draw a circle on the felt. Cut out.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using the seam gauge or ruler, measure out 1/4 inch from the edge on the burlap or textured fabric then cut out. Glue together - the felt circle will be the base.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 3
    Step 3

    For the next layer on top of the textured fabric, use the soda can to draw a circle and cut out. Reduce 1/4 inch off the edges after drawing using the seam gauge or ruler. To make it easier I folded it in half then a quarter, measured then cut. Glue on top of the textured fabric with a glue gun.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat with the netting or lace, except this time I trimmed off 1/2 inch from the edge(keep - will use around the stone). Use the hot glue gun to glue it down.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 5
    Step 5

    I wanted to soften the look up a bit, so I used nail polish and painted the decorative stone to soften the look up. Glue the stone to the center of the flower.

  • How to sew a fabric flower brooches. Shabby Chic Circle Flower - Step 6
    Step 6

    On the piece of netting/lace trimmed off above fold it in half, glue it around the stone.

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