Fabric Flower Banquet DIY-4

I think this project would be perfect for a quick, fun project or even for gifts 🙂

Materials Needed:

  • Jelly Roll Strips 24″ long, or a strip of fabric 2.5″ by 24″
  • Craft thread
  • Crystals or buttons for center of flowers
  • Hot glue gun
  • Skinny dowel rods
  • Some leaves from from faux flowers
  • Floral Tape

Instructions:

1. Press all strips in half lengthwise. Iron the ends in about 1/4″.
2. Using craft thread, make a running stitch down the length of the strip.

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3. Pull thread to gather strip as you go. The final result should look like this:

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4. I didn’t get a pic of this, but I will explain it as best I can. Spiral the end of the strip on itself, not directly on top of the strip, but kind of staggered. Do this until the whole strip looks like this:

TOP:

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BOTTOM:

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5. Sew buttons or crystals into the middle of flower.

6. Get the dowel rods, leaves, and floral tape. Start wrapping the dowel rod with floral tape using a spiral motion. Wrap the stems of the faux leaves with the tape.

7. Hot glue the flowers onto the top of the dowel rod and done! You have a beautiful flower. Make one or a bouquet!

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