Monday, December 13, 2010

I Made Fabric Flowers Too!

So, a while ago I bookmarked an entry I saw on Mamamonster with a great tutorial on how to make fabric flowers, you can find it here. I have been so busy getting ready for the holidays, birthdays, company and well life in general that I forgot all about it.  The kids had a snow day today and I tend to use that as an excuse to take off from my Monday rituals of cleaning, cooking, laundry etc. And I remembered this tutorial.  It is easy to follow and I made these on my first try after just a few tries.  Yes, I did burn a few fingers in the process and cover my nails with hot glue but I think in the tutorial she did as well - so in my mind that means I did it right!

Here's what I started with - just a plain pink knit ear warmer only $1.49 at Walmart:

Here's what I added made with scraps of fabric I got from a friend free:

Here's what it looks like in the end, I glued the flowers on to small safety pins so I can change them up with different flowers I plan on making in the future (tomorrow is another snow day after all.)


  1. This looks sooo adorable! What a cute idea for keeping those ears warm in the winter! Thanks for linking up to the Pink Hippo Party!

  2. Very nice. What a great way to make a plain ear warmer special.

  3. Oooh! I adore Fabric flowers and your daugther is darling!

    Thanks for linking up to Tip Junkie. Upload the button to your post so I can keep you linked up! {{high fives}}

  4. So sweet! You "AMAZE ME"! Thank you for linking up to the Monday blog party!!

  5. how cute! thanks for letting me know you liked my tutorial :)

  6. Ahhh...what a sweet headband! I love the roses that you added to it...they just make it! Thanks for sharing this sweet craft with us for the Sunday Favorites repost party this week!

    Have a wonderful week!
    Chari @Happy To Design

  7. I have GOT to attempt some of these flowers. I can see them plastered all over my house & clothes - too cute! I'm off to look @ Mama Monster's page now. Thanks for sharing! -diane


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