A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 296,745
Currently Running With Scissors:
521 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tutorial-Minky, Fabric, and Flower Hair Clip  (Read 18433 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
longwinterfarm
Offline Offline

Posts: 17
Joined: 04-Jul-2007

It isn't easy being top banana in the shock dept.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: July 04, 2007 06:21:27 PM »

OK, so this is a bit of a no-brainer, but I just joined and figured I'd contribute something.  So there! Tongue

Here comes the tutorial, ready?

You need:

Silk flower(s)
Coordinating fabric(s)
Dritz covered button kit in size of your choice (I got this 3/4" in Joann)
Needle nosed pliars
Hot glue gun + glue
Skissers
Fabric pen/pencil for tracing
Clip of your choice (spring, bendy, bobby pin, etc)
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4475.JPG

And helpful (albeit thoroughly confused) assistant, of course
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4476.JPG

Step 1: Ruin the flowers (this is my favorite part)
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4478.JPG

Step 2: Glue leaf to the underside of the bottom petal set
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4479.JPG

Step 3: Glue clip to leaf
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4480.JPG

Step 4: Start gluing petal sets one at a time, making sure the center holes match up
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4482.JPG

Step 5: Trace and cut out some fabric petal sets (I did 2 for this one)
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4484.JPG
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4488.JPG

Step 6: Continue adding petal sets until you're reasonably happy
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4485.JPG
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4487.JPG
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4489.JPG
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4491.JPG

Step 7: Complain about all the glue on your thumb ("#%$@&!!!")
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4492.JPG

Step 8: Cut out a circle of fabric for your center button (I used minky, but you can use whatever.  Don't worry, the kits come with a template on the back.)
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4493.JPG

Step 9: Place the fabric over the white plastic mold, and stuff the button dome into the center
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4495.JPG

Step 10: Remove the hook from the button back
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4494.JPG

Step 11: Tuck the fabric into the button, put the back in place, and pop it into place with the blue plastic button back popper thing.  (If you're using minky and are a wuss like me, you'll have to put the whole ensemble under a couch leg and jump on the couch.)
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4496.JPG
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4497.JPG

Step 12: Glue the button to the center of the flower...
http://www.longwinterfarm.com/alnaroad/gallery/data/media/20/DSCF4499.JPG


...Tada!  I even frayed the edges of the fabric for some extra funk after taking that last pic.  Oh, and please excuse my finger toes! Roll Eyes
« Last Edit: September 25, 2013 03:14:32 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Just like we can never go down the drain, we can never go up the sweeper." -Fred Rogers
petskin
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon
Offline Offline

Posts: 1927
Joined: 16-Mar-2007

I'm actually Nodsu... that means Piglet :)


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007 06:39:01 PM »

they look just perfect! I don`t like fake flowers normally, but these i really like Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.nodsu.etsy.com   * I love personal swaps Smiley*
sarush
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2007 06:44:01 PM »

1. your tutorial is hilarious. thank you for that.

2. your daughter is adorable.

3. and i really like these flowers too, and as obvious as making them might seem, i would not have known how to do that without screwing it up 4 times first.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

[ craft log ] [ wists ]

my job is sending me to training in the dc area from october to march. great for the career and social life but bad for the crafting.
owl be there
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007 07:48:27 PM »

haha! awesome!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
black and white photo
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007 07:52:37 PM »

these are really cool!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dopey_44
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2007 08:39:19 PM »

this is a neat tut thanks might try it sometime
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://pinterest.com/dopey44/

http://www.wists.com/dopey_44


love to spoil when i swap Smiley
i also LOVE popcorn mmmm Popcorn
black and white photo
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2007 08:40:58 PM »

i forgot to add about how utterly cute your assistant it! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
miserylovesme
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2007 09:28:13 PM »

So cute. I would love to have some black ones for the summer!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

summer_lover
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2007 03:56:47 AM »

i am in love with you!!!!!!!!! i know if i sat down i could have probably worked it out myself BUT this is such a cool idea!! i adore flower hair clips..........gonn a go and make one for every outfit now  Grin

sl Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

VISIT www.myspace.com/morsbags OR www.morsbags.com for more information on helping rid the world of plastic shopping bags - make your own environmentally friendly bag!
aperez
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2007 04:47:38 AM »

woot!! love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out my Etsy shop below:

http://streetscrapyard.etsy.com
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Learn how to Plate the Chicken Breasts with Grits and Orange Remoulade
Learn how to Prepare Grain Mustard Orange Remoulade
Learn how to Prepare Potato Grits
Learn how to Prepare Fried Chicken Breast
Learn how to Prepare Onion Carbonara
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.