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Friday, January 2, 2015

Fabric Flower Tutorial

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Welcome to a new year!

My first post of the new year is a tutorial.
If you were here a few weeks ago you might remember the post I wrote for my new Christmas stocking I made. (If you didn't get a chance to see the super awesome tutorial, you can find it here DIY Burlap Stocking) I had added this beautiful flower to my stocking as a finishing touch.
I am back now with a step-by-step tutorial to show you how it all came together.
I had some brown scrap fabric in my stash so I just cut off a corner.

I then cut out 4 teardrop/clover leaf type shapes in the brown fabric, and I then cut out a much smaller version in the leftover white fabric from my stocking.
Using a hot glue gun I then glued the white piece, just at the tip, and pressed it down on the brown piece.
I then pinched the tip together and placed a small dab of glue in the pinched part.
Sorry, that part was hard to get a picture of while I was doing it!
I hope it makes sense.
I then laid it out on the stocking to see how I liked it.
I glued all of the 'pinched' parts together at the back.
Here is a view of the front.
Next, add a dab of glue right in the middle, 
and press the pearl down in place.
Put a lot of glue on the back of the flower,
and attach to the stocking.
I love how this turned out!
This whole project was so much fun because it was a lot of firsts for me, first time making a stocking, first time working with burlap, and first time making a fabric flower!

Thanks for reading and as always, please let me know if you have any questions!


  1. So pretty and happy 1st post for 2015!! xx

  2. Your little flower really makes the stocking. How could anyone resist lace and pearls?

  3. This is so pretty and really gives that extra touch on the stocking. It would look equally nice on just about anything too. I would love it if you shared this at the Saturday showcase at


  4. You have a lovely tutorial here on making fabric flowers, they are adorable. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  5. Adorable! It's amazing how simple a project can really dress something up! Your stocking turned out adorable! Thanks for sharing at WW!

  6. Beautiful flower... I have always wanted to learn how to make one but thought it would be so difficult! Thank you for the how-to tutorial on how to make one!

    Thanks for stopping by and linking up on the Oh My Heartsie Girls Wordless Wednesday! Wishing you a Beautiful week!

    Much Love,
    Lysa xx
    Co-Host OMHGWW

  7. Oh that's cute as can be. I loved the stocking too!

  8. So beautiful!I love the way you made it! Super cute stocking too.
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs and love from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

  9. The cute little flower did just set off the look of the stocking, so cute! Thanks for sharing with us at the Home Matters Party!

  10. Oh these are adorable! I have made fabric flowers before but never thought of making burlap ones! These are so pretty! Thanks so much for linking up this post for the Best in the Blogosphere! I hope to see you again for next week's!

  11. Wow! That really came out nice. I am not crafty at all. Stopping by from #FlashbackFriday on Chasing Joy

    1. Oh and I pinned your post on the #FlashbackFriday Pinterest board.


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