* puffy flower

Posted on February 21st, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


These things are everywhere lately and looked pretty easy. 2 circles, sewed together and stuffed, then tied with embroidery thread to make the petals and a button to cover the knot. I wasn’t very happy with my circle-sewing (I blame it on the slippery silk), but the tying step masks most of it. It’s a little too puffy to make a good pin, so I’m thinking pin cushion.

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11 Responses to “puffy flower”

  1. Robin Says:

    Lovely! These do look cute and easy to make. A great way to use up fabric scraps as well.

  2. Anabel Says:

    It looks easy… I will make one whit felt:-D

  3. Megan Says:

    It looks very cute to me! Nice work!

  4. Pink Rocket Says:

    i was wondering how those were made! i saw them strung up like a necklace! it was big but very cute.

  5. Rachel Says:

    I love it. Your post is very timely too… last night I was looking for pin cushion ideas! Can’t wait to try it out. thanks!

  6. brandie Says:

    thanks for the info! i think it looks great…will definitely try this!

  7. Sasha Says:

    I am SO in love with that fabric. Gorgeous!

  8. jan Says:

    so so cute! looks like a poppy! : D
    thanks for mentioning me in your links – i’m so thrilled! and so glad i’ve found you!

  9. Valerie Says:

    Very nicely done! The fabric is really gorgeous, especially the back side of it. I had no idea how these were made, but it does sound pretty straightforward. :)

  10. Sierra Says:

    I want to make these out of my extensive scraps collection! I love it!

  11. Jen Says:

    I got inspired and made a bunch of these, so thanks for the inspiration!

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