Monday, June 20, 2011

Felt Hibiscus Tutorial

Supplies Needed:

Needle & Thread
Glue Gun & Glue
Elastic or Alligator clip

Cut 5 two inch circles, 7 one inch circles(two for the backing), 1 half inch circle (for the middle), and two leaves.

Stack your one inch circle on top on the two inch circle as shown above.

Pinch the circles together and hand sew together.

They should look like the picture above.

Sew all five.

Start hand sewing each petal together adding one at a time.

Sew from the back when you add the last petal.

It will look like the pic above when you're done sewing.

Take one of your (2) remaining one inch circles and hot glue your first leaf to it.

Hot glue the other leaf.

Hot glue the back of your flower onto the leaves.

Here's a back view before we add the elastic or clip.

Add some hot glue to the middle for your half inch piece.

Last, add your clip or elastic headband with hot glue.  Then glue your last one inch piece over the elastic or clip as shown.

I'll be linking up to THESE fun parties.



  1. My first time linking up at SugarBee and saw your beautiful fabric flower blog. Been trying to create flowers clips and accessories for my little new born niece. Your tutorial came in a timely manner. Will definitely try it. :) Thanks for sharing. :)

  2. So Cute!!! My daughter was just asking me yesterday to make her some decorative headbands. These will be perfect! Thanks.

  3. I want them for both me and my daughters.

  4. So fun! I will have to try this. I found you on Sugar Bee Crafts. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Great flower- and your tutorial is perfect - lots of lovely clear photos!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  6. So cute!!! I bet it would look great in leather too.. Great tutorial!

  7. this is so cute! and you did a fabulous tutorial! I found your blog through a link party and LOVE it! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!

  8. that's so cute. I'm definitely going to make on for my little girl.

  9. Cute! Come and join our link party: We have over 300 FREE bow, headband tutorials

  10. Very cute! :) And not so hard to make either. :)

  11. I really needed these years ago, but I am happy to see it now! I am sure I will need this in the future!

  12. Love it, I just adore headbands this one is great.

    I am just reminding everyone about tonights link party that runs Friday evening through Mondays!
    I also have an ongoing give away link party now too.
    Hope to see you soon.
    come strut your stuff

  13. Thank you for linking but you linked it to the ongoing give away linky so I will have to delete it but the weekend party is up now if you would like to link it to that.

  14. sooo pretty
    I am a new follower from Party Mindie Style

  15. Love this!! I'm always looking for flower ideas for my girls' hair...I'll be bookmarking this one for sure!

    Thanks for linking @'Sew Cute Tuesday'! I'll be featuring you tomorrow, so be sure to stop by and grab a 'featured' button!

  16. I love these! I also love the way you took the pictures. I made a blue one for my daughter last week...
    :) Rachel

    (I also love all of your crafts and would love it if you stopped by and linked up something to the crafty link party I recently started)

  17. Another awesome item. I love your onesie conversion, but I think I love this even more.

  18. Beautiful flower, i love it, thanks for sharing

  19. Love this! Your blog is AWESOME! And just pinned pretty much every project on your site!

  20. Beautiful!!! I pinned it this morning and OMG.....can I tell you how many repins?!? Crazy cute!!!


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