I totally adore flowers!!!!! Any kind, real, silk, dried, floral fabric. Flowers make me smile!! I am always drawn to floral fabrics and I love flower pins. I have made the burnt edge flowers in multiple colors, I have made colorful hand sewn flowers, I have made bracelets with flowers on them BUT my favorite flowers are these flower pins I made of burlap.
I made these from scrap pieces of burlap that a friend gave to me. I cut circles, then cut them in half and then folded the half circles in half and using my sewing machine sewed the half circles on the straight edge. I then turned them right side out and hand sewed a running stitch on the open end. With the same thread I continued sewing on each petal. I then pulled the thread tight to give it the round flower shape. I added another layer of petals on top of the first for dimension. The two layers were hot glued together. On the smaller one I hot glued a black button from my stash and some ribbon scraps. On the larger one I hot glued a suede covered button and scraps of twine. I attached a pin to the back. ( you could also attach a clip) which I sewed on to a felt circle. I glued the felt circle to the back of the flower.
I sewed on the pin back but you could use hot glue. I made the flowers two different sizes ( by making different size circles) and will wear either depending on my mood!!
These are fun to make but can be messy. Fray check is a must when working with the raw edges!!
I like to pin these on a jean jacket. They would also look good on a headband, a sweater, a purse or a coat!!!