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Making Your Felt Flower: Rose Style

1. Gather all of your materials and set up a nice, clean work station. 2. Pick out your first piece of felt and your circular item. (size of item is up
to you)

3. on

Trace your circular item onto your felt using a pen or a pencil.

Hint: It is a good idea to use ink of the same or similar color as the felt so it does not show up your final felt flower. I used a darker ink on the tutorial so it is easier to see :)

4. Simply cut out your circle.

5. After your circle is cut, take your scissors and cut around and around your
circle creating a spiral effect or a little pig's tail! It will look like this:

6A. There are now 2 ways you can create your flower. The first way is to
begin on the outer end (where you made your very first cut) and begin rolling the felt strip keeping one side aligned throughout the rolling process.

When you have finished rolling your felt spiral strip.7. simply add a little dab of hot glue on the end and stick it to create your rose: .

.Hint: When starting to roll with the outer edge. it will create a fuller. shorter (in height) rose.

6B. This will create a taller. The other way of making your rose. thinner rose. . is to begin your rolling process using the inner end (where you made your last cut).

rather they stand straight up.Notice the sides of this style rose do not stick out. .

It is up to you which step (6A or 6B) to use. take your pen or pencil and draw petals around your circle using the edge you drew a guide. I enjoy the look of the Rose flower. . I found a solution! Steps 1-3 are same as above tutorial. 4. but I wanted to make it look more realistic--it needed petals! After pondering for a few minutes. When your circle is traced completely. I personally liked the way 6A appeared but it is fun to mix them up by completing both styles! Making Your Felt Flower: Petal Style This is the portion of the tutorial I put my own spin on this method of creating flowers.

the better it looks :) . After your petals are drawn.5. begin cutting! This part is a bit tedious but the slower you go.

I chose to use method 6A from above to roll my flower with petals. Using your scissors. cut around your circle creating a spiral (or like I said earlier. a little pig's tail.6. .) 7.

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Hot glue your end onto the body of the flower. Simply snip off the extra felt and place it aside. .8. 9. Continue rolling until there are no longer any petals on your felt spiral strip.

.10. With the leftover felt spiral strip. simply roll it up and hot glue your end to create a rose! It's magic--two felt flowers from one felt circle.

Two completely different looks! Both equally fabulous .) .

Using step 6A from the Rose tutorial. it will appear like so: .Hint: Your Felt Flowers with Petals can appear two different ways. just like your Rose flowers.

it will appear like this: .Hint: Using step 6B from the Rose flower tutorial.

change it up--draw little triangles to create this look: .It will resemble a star formation and will be taller and thinner. Are you ready for even more options? . instead of drawing and cutting rounded petals.) Following the Felt Flower with Petals tutorial.

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Enjoy your beautiful Felt Flowers! .

Now that your have your flowers made--GET hot glue my flowers onto Alligator Clips: CREATIVE! I decided to .

And Pins (with a flat edge): .

It is long. 6. I thank you. Continue using steps 1-5 to create numerous flowers. Hint: Use different sized circular items to create a small. medium.We are not finished yet! If you are still reading this post. and large flower. Feel free to use all the same color felt or different colors. but I hope you are being motivated by these different varieties of felt flowers! Here is the last type of Felt Flower: Making Your Felt Flower: Flat and Layered Style Steps 1-5 are the same as above tutorial. .

7. Add a button in the middle and your flower is complete: . After your flowers are cut out. simply hot glue the three layers together. 8.

Another finished flat and layered flower: .

I made a mini Rose and hot glued it in the center! This is my favorite look :) .Hint: Instead of using a button.

Hot glue your flower onto headbands. great for girls of ALL ages! .9.

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purses. pictures coming AFTER Christmas) . ..A headband . or hat! . sacks.Pins to create a beautiful broach for your shirt. backpacks--whatever you choose to call them :) .Bags.Decorative pillows .Wreath made out of twigs (I did this and it turned out great. pocketbooks.A picture frame . jacket.Ideas on how to use your Felt Flowers: Hot glue them onto.Alligator Clips/other hair clips .

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