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How to Make a Ballet Dress Brooch

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Some scraps of ribbon, cloth, and embellishments are the main supplies needed to make this cute ballet dress brooch. It is sure to please!
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June 28, 2017

This delightful little brooch will please any little girl (and some adults too!) and takes just a few little scraps of ribbon and cloth to make.

Supplies:

  • 3.5 in of 1 inch wide ribbon
  • 5 in of .25 inch wide ribbon
  • 3 pieces of fine cloth such as organza or net, 7 inches x 2 inches each
  • sticky gem embellishments
  • strong clear or PVA glue
  • needle and thread
  • 1 brooch back

Steps:

  1. Apply glue to the wide ribbon.
  2. Stick the ends together to make the bodice.
  3. Cut the narrow ribbon in half and apply glue to both ends of each piece.
  4. Fold in half and insert into the bodice to form the shoulder straps.
  5. Lay the three pieces of organza on top of each other and make 2 rows of running stitches through all layers along one edge. Note, depending on the qualities of your fabric, you may need only two or even one piece of fabric.
  6. Gather the threads up, knot them to secure and apply glue.
  7. Insert the skirt into the bodice and trim the bottom edge if it is untidy or uneven.
  8. Sew the pin onto the back and glue a small piece of ribbon in place to keep it looking neat.
  9. Apply your choice of embellishments and your brooch is ready to wear once the glue is thoroughly dry.
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July 5, 20170 found this helpful

Very Cute !!

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January 21, 20180 found this helpful

Beautiful

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January 21, 20180 found this helpful

I love this project. You have my vote.

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