FABRIC Blooms

42 Flowers to Make, Wear & Adorn Your Life

A beautiful life with Fabric Blooms

Bedeck your tresses with sweet daisy hairpins, embellish your lapel with a boutonniere of felted thistles, drape your doorway with a pretty posy garland, and fall in love with the timeless yet modern art of making fabric flowers.

Author Megan Hunt walks you step-by-step through the pleasing process of creating simple solo flowers, frothy fabricated accessories, and bouquets brimming with cheer, all made of simple materials. From a stemmed silk poppy to a wreath of lush velvet succulents, these blossoms make vibrant and merry accents to wear, give, and adorn your life.


Introduction................................................................................................................................................................6

Basics...........................................................................................................................................................................8

 Special Section: Leaves..............................................................................................................................................9

 Special Section: Stamens.........................................................................................................................................10

 Embroidery Stitch Chart..........................................................................................................................................11

Fabric Blooms

Stems & Bouquets

Basic Rose..................................................................................................................................................................12

Felt Marigold.............................................................................................................................................................15

Felted Ball Stamens...................................................................................................................................................18

Felt Pom Flower.........................................................................................................................................................21

Cotton Pom Bouquet.................................................................................................................................................23

Felt Posy....................................................................................................................................................................26

Calla Lily Bouquet......................................................................................................................................................28

Velvet Succulent........................................................................................................................................................31

Embroidered Daisy....................................................................................................................................................33

Prom Nosegay...........................................................................................................................................................36

Felted Thistles...........................................................................................................................................................39

Silk Poppies...............................................................................................................................................................42

Embroidered Circle Flowers......................................................................................................................................44

Silk Hydrangeas.........................................................................................................................................................46

Cotton Carnations.....................................................................................................................................................49

Embroidered Felt Flower Bouquet............................................................................................................................50

 

 

To Wear

Poolside Posy Pin.......................................................................................................................................................54

Soft Pink Rose Boutonniere.......................................................................................................................................57

Cotton Dahlia Hair Clip..............................................................................................................................................60

Ruffled Jersey Flower Pin..........................................................................................................................................62

Jersey Posy Pin..........................................................................................................................................................64

Bee & Blossom Sweater Clip.....................................................................................................................................67

Pleated Felt Headband..............................................................................................................................................70

Ruffled Felt Prize Ribbon...........................................................................................................................................73

Daisy Hairpins............................................................................................................................................................76

Cotton Lawn Peony Pin.............................................................................................................................................78

Carnation Lapel Pin...................................................................................................................................................81

Pom Fascinator..........................................................................................................................................................85

Band T-shirt Flower Pin.............................................................................................................................................86

Cherry Blossom Lapel Pin..........................................................................................................................................88

Sunflower Pin............................................................................................................................................................90

Crowning Glory Headband........................................................................................................................................93

Embroidered Felt Flower Pin.....................................................................................................................................96

Felt Dahlia Pin...........................................................................................................................................................98

Thistle Boutonniere.................................................................................................................................................101

 

At Home

Burlap Hanging Flower............................................................................................................................................104

Embroidered Felt Flower Pillow..............................................................................................................................107

Cherry Blossom Push Pins.......................................................................................................................................110

Chiffon Flower Fairy Lights......................................................................................................................................113

Ruffly Round Posy Garland......................................................................................................................................115

Succulent Wreath....................................................................................................................................................118

Summer Flower Wreath..........................................................................................................................................121

 

Templates................................................................................................................................................................124

Acknowledgments...................................................................................................................................................128

About the Author....................................................................................................................................................128

Index.......................................................................................................................................................................128

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