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Topic: 3-D Felt Flower Buttons  (Read 2773 times)
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« on: March 26, 2010 07:30:49 AM »

These take a little extra time and patience than the other felt flower pins, but they are just as lovely!



For more detailed instructions, please go here:
http://www.newimageco.biz/scripts/silverware.exe/extpage@D:/DFS/ELEVCLIENTS/NEWIMAGE/ELEVATOR.FXP?page=PROJECT79

Here is how to make them:
Required Supplies:
Needle
Thread (to match felt color)
Felt Glue
Scissors
19 x 12 Pirate Soft Felt Sheet
1 9 x 12 Soft Felt Sheet- Any Color
12 1/4" Fun Button
Rose or Carnation Fun Button Template
(available here: http://www.newimageco.biz/pdfs/roseorcarnationfunbuttontemplate.pdf)

Optional Supplies:
Pinking Shears



Instructions:
1) Cut out pieces from rose or carnation fun button template. Cut the following pieces from felt:

     Pirate Soft Felt:
         3 Leaves
         Optional: To create the carnation, use your pinking shears on the edge of the
         leaves.

     Soft Felt Sheet (any color):
         6 Large Circles
         1 Small Circle

2) Sew agathering stitchin a circle pattern in the center of each large circle about 1/3 up from the center. Pull the thread tight and knot off the end of the thread.



3) Sew the 6 gathered flowers together from the bottom of the petals. Pull the thread tight to gather the petals in a very tight circle. Knot off the thread.

4) Glue the three leaves to the bottom of the petals in an off center manner. Let dry.

5) Glue the small circle to the bottom of the petals and leavves. Let dry.

6) Glue finished flower to the front of the Fun Button. Let dry.
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2010 07:49:46 AM »

Very lovely! Looks like a real rose.

Thanks for sharing  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010 12:06:47 PM »

put it under favorites!
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013 10:59:30 AM »

So pretty! Thanks for sharing this tutorial on making felt flower buttons for our moms!
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savitrilia
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2013 09:59:51 PM »

thanks for sharing the instructions..will try it soon, maybe i will create some of the roses with different colors  Smiley
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