Tutorial – Felt flowers and uses.

Hi friends.

Today I am sharing a few samples of flowers made with felt.

felt flowers for valentines

Whether your crafting with children or adults, you’ll love playing with felt. Its an easy material, which is quite forgiving.  Unlike paper, its not very thin, and unlike fabric, its not very fluid. It can hold its shape well and can be adhered easily, with just a dab or two, of glue.

There are several tutorials available on Youtube to demonstrate how to make different types of flowers with felt.  Since I was designing a few, I took a few pictures.

felt flower tutorial 1Once you cut out the large circle, start cutting the inside border like so


felt flower tutorial 2

Once you roll the flower to the end, add some hot glue to the base of the flower, and adhere the rolled up flower to the base.  I could not take a photo of that. ( I would need three arms to do so !)

felt flower (1)

Attach two green leaves to the back of the base and voila ! Here you have it.felt flower (2)

felt flower (3)
Six felt circles is all it takes, to make this lovely flower.

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felt flower tutorial (2)
You need a  long strip of felt, 2 cm wide and 9 cm long for this flower.

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felt necklace
This is an easy necklace made with leftover strips of excess felt. Just roll two different colors of felt together ( same width) and form this quill. Use little hot glue to seal the ends.  I sewed the rolls together with a thick needle. 
felt bookmark
This is a simple yet effective bookmark made with a little elastic string and three felt circles.

Kids love to craft with felt.  Something about the texture and bright colors, really attracts little ones.

In addition to the bookmark and necklace, I have used felt to design flowers for hair accessories, jewelry like brooches and journal covering, in the past.

So, have you crafted with felt, ever ?

I am sharing this simple project with my blog buddies  here .

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  1. I used to make and sell felt flower pins and I loved making them. Yours are beautiful! I made mostly roses, I want to try the open red flower! Thanks from California!

    • Wow Karen !! Thats great ! My flowers are not that good, that I could consider selling them. But I’d love to see your flowers. Thank you for dropping by.

  2. I love making felt flowers, I’ve even done them with old jumpers that had a hot wash by mistake! Yours are all lovely, it’s fun to experiment isn’t it?

    • Wow Julie ! Thats a good idea to use old or worn out jumpers to make flowers ! There’s so much I learn from all of you.

  3. I love working with felt, you can do so many amazing things! Thank you for sharing these felt flower tutorials at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned!

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