Tutorial on Making an Ebullient Felt Flower Brooch with Black Lace

Summary: This is an ebullient felt flower brooch tutorial for all fans of handmade jewelry. The flower effect is created by black lace. Trust me, learning how to make flower brooches will be fun!

Tutorial on Making an Ebullient Felt Flower Brooch with Black Lace

Do you know why I say this felt flower brooch ebullient? It’s because of the felt! There are layered felts in five colors which each color is deeper than the top one. It reminds me of fire. Matched with ruffled black lace, the flower brooch becomes unique immediately. Check out this tutorial to see how to make this flower brooch!

Materials and tools for making an ebullient felt flower brooch:

Felt (Burgundy & Red & Bright Red & Orange & Light Orange)
25mm Lace Trim, Black
11mm Shell Button, White
Sewing Threads (Red & Orange)
Brooch Finding, Red Copper
Needle
Scissors
Hot Glue Gun

materials and tools for making an ebullient felt flower brooch

How to make an ebullient felt flower brooch with black lace?

Step 1: sew felt pieces

1st, cut out a round piece from burgundy felt measuring 5cm, a round piece from red felt measuring 4cm, three heart shapes from bright red, orange and light orange felt respectively. The sizes of heart shapes are 2.5cm, 2cm and 1.5cm in order;
2nd, sew two round pieces by making running stitch along the edge of the red felt with red thread;
3rd, continue sewing two larger heart shapes on the round felt;
4th, sew the smallest heart shape atop with orange thread.

sew felt pieces

Step 2: add embellishments and brooch finding

1st, thread a shell button at the center of the top heart shape. Bring needle to the back, then knot and cut excess thread;
2nd, ruffle a long strip of lace trim naturally around the round pieces;
3rd, secure the ruffles at back with glue;
4th, glue a brooch finding at the backside of the black lace in place.

add embellishments and brooch finding

Done!

finished ebullient felt flower brooch

If you love this felt flower brooch with black lace the same with me, you should make it for yourself without any hesitations. It’s not difficult at all. Maybe it's better to mention that don’t glue the brooch finding at random, it will fall off easily just like mine.

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Comments (1)

Jan 21, 2014 at 01:49 PM Paula Whelan

Is there a reason you did not sew on the brooch finding?