Hobby Hump Day-Daisy Crazy Tutorial

November 5, 2008 at 3:56 am 3 comments

There are a lot of ways to make fabric flowers out there. This is how I make mine…


Cut a template out of paper or cardstock. Mine is a 1×2″ rectangle with the ends rounded. You could also make them pointy.


Fold fabric over and pin template. Cut around it. Do this 6 times.


This is what you’ll end up with. (There are 12 pieces all together.)


With right sides together. Sew around edges of petals.


Using the blunt end of a wooden skewer, turn petals right side out.


This is what your petals will look like once turned right side out. Feel free to press them if you wish. ( I don’t)


Before you start to sew the petals together, pull top and bottom threads out at least a couple of inches. It will make gathering a lot easier.


Using the basting stitch line up petals and start sewing them together.


Make sure to leave another tail at the other end before you snip it off. Tie a knot with one of the tails using both threads.


Pull one thread of the unknotted tail and gather the petals. Be gentle. You don’t want to break the threads.


Stitch two ends of flower together.


Pin petals to fabric.


Sew flower to fabric along circle baste stitch.


Sew buttons in the middle of flower to hide stitching. Covered buttons are always cute.

Now its your turn to play. Share your hobby.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. I’ll Make Tamales Next Time « Big Binder  |  November 5, 2008 at 8:31 pm

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  • 2. hotomom  |  November 5, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    I am sorry I don’t have a hobby today. Unless you consider still trying to get rid of a cold a hobby? No, okay then I got nothing. Sorry.

  • 3. The 6 O'Clock Stitch  |  March 4, 2009 at 4:32 pm

    This is a wonderful tutorial! Thank you so much for sharing it at “Make & Tell Monday”. Feel free to jump in with another tutorial next week!



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