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I have recently taken up sewing and have TONS of scrap fabric. So I decided to make these flower pins. They're good to wear or to pin on tote bags, ...
6"x6" Scrap Fabric 6"x6" Constrasting Scrap Fabric 6"x6" Interfacing (Optional) Tissue Paper Thread Pin Backings Scrap Cardboard 1" diameter circle De...
I made the petals out of tissue paper - I just sketched them to my liking. They don't have to be perfect.
I traced around the tissue paper petals (after I cut them out). I also added some fusible interfacing to the fabric, at least, the large petals, to ma...
To give you an idea, on what I was thinking... I semi-assembled my flower.
I did a zig zag stitch around the border of each petal so that it wouldn't fray.
After all the petals were cut and zig zagged, I made markings on the backs. About an inch and a half up on the big petal and about an inch on the med...
I fold the petal in half and sew from the mark to the corner then cut off the excess fabrics. Then, when you open it up and flip it out, it's got a ni...
I did the same thing to the medium and little flowers, except I sewed them together. That's why you didn't have to mark the fabric on the little guy....
I glue the petals down to a small cardboard disc.
I glue a pin to the back of the cardboard like so...
And here are my lovely flowers (the black one doesn't look that good)! Pin them on tote bags, or if you're gutsy enough to wear them, rock it.
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Posted:May 17, 2007
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