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Fabric Flower Pin

Use your fabric scraps or old clothing to create these fashionable flower pins.

Approximate Time: About 40 minutes

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Supplies:

  • fabric scraps
  • card stock or other stiff paper
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • scrap piece of felt
  • pin back

Instructions:

  1. Create a scalloped flower template in three graduated sizes using card stock, poster board, or other stiff paper. Mine were approximately 4 inches, 3 inches, and 2 inches in diameter.
  2. You will need to cut 4 of each size from your desired fabric. Also, cut a 2-inch diameter circle from felt for the base.
  3. Begin with the largest size flower and fold it in half. Apply a dot of glue at the center of the folded edge (see photo).
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  5. Fold the flower in half again, over the glue, to create a petal. Do this for all of your scalloped pieces.
  6. Using the largest petals, glue each one to the felt circle, with points meeting in the center.
  7. Glue the next size petals in the same manner, placing each one alternately on top of the first layer.
  8. Proceed in the same manner with the third layer.
  9. Turn flower over and glue on a pin back. Fluff up flower with your fingers so it doesn't lay flat.
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By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

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October 29, 20110 found this helpful

Looks so pretty and not hard to make so I'll be making some soon. Thank you for sharing the pattern.

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October 31, 20110 found this helpful

Excellent job! Love it.

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July 23, 20130 found this helpful

Very pretty. I am surely going to make a few to attach to my grand daughter's frocks.
Thanq for sharing.

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