Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Tutorial Tuesday #1 - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

First cut 10 rough 4 cm squares from fabric of your choice. I would recommend that you use fabrics that won't fray but that can also add to the charm of the piece. I chose to use some cotton and two colours of net.
Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

Then fold in piece into quarters and cut a petal shape making sure to don't cut across the fold. Then unfold and they should look like this.

Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

Layer the flowers up in an arrangement that is pleasing, turning some of the flowers so they over lap each other. 

Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

Then sew up through the middle and sew on some coordinating seed beads. Secure at the back with a backstitch. 

Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

Then sew on a bobby pin by over sewing at the colosed end. 

Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

Use to adorn your or someone else's hair. 

Tutorial Tuesday - How to make a fabric flower bobby pin


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