May 14, 2010

Feature Friday - flower corsage

While there are many fabric flower tutorials out there in blogland, I loved this one by Vanessa of Vand Co when I saw it.  Why?  It looks great and she didn't sew it.  Hot glue, baby!..and that means it's a lot less complicated.  I love how they look on a purse, but especially on a cardigan.

So, I whipped up a couple.  I tried one in felt, which I loved.  I made the gray one for my husband's mom for mother's day. 

Instead of folding over the edges of the petals, I cut them to be rounded and burned the edges to seal it.

I love felt and this mustard color.  However, it's going to be a while before I get to wear it.  I think my little helper decided to play with it and I can't locate it now.  Bummer! 

Thanks for the great tutorial, Vanessa!  If you haven't been to her blog, head on over.  She has fun ideas and she is hilarious.

I am so excited about some of the projects I have lined up for next week.  I'm finally going to have the final project in our playroom to show you!  Woo-hoo!  On another day I have a really cool boy accessory.  Stay tuned!  Anyhow, that's it for today.  Thanks for reading.


  1. love how it turned out cheri! and that felt one is adorable! hope you find it soon! ;)

  2. Those are great. No sewing-- even better. Thanks for the fun project guys!

  3. I am the mother-in-law and I love the flower. I wore it on a black sweater and it is perfect. Thank you so much for the flower and your talent.

  4. Love love love these!!! I need to try my hand at them as well.

  5. Super cute! Love them!

  6. I love the blue color! I'm totally trying this. I love your blog!

    I left you something over at my blog:

    Thnks! Kerstin

  7. I love that mustard yellow! Great job as talented!

  8. probably a dumb question and maybe you've already explained this on your do you burn the edges? I've heard of people doing that to felt too. Just curious....

  9. I LOVE that felt flower, and I just wanted to let you know I "featured" it in my blog post today. Thanks for the great idea!

  10. Love love love the flower! I featured it on my blog the other day because I just had to share it.

    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Amelia (harvest kitchen sisters)


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