How To Craft a Handmade Life, Little by Little.

Monday, 27 February 2012

How to Make a Ruffle Fabric Flower

what you need:

long piece of fabric (mine's around 16 x 1 inches)
needle and matching thread
glue ( if you're more a sticker than a sewer)
thread your needle and begin by making a running stitch
through the middle of your fabric strip

stitch all the way to the end, but don't cut your thread!
fold your strip in half
and pull the loose thread to gather your fabric
it should look all wiggly like this =)
once your happy, secure your thread & cut.

then begin rolling your fabric

As you go, you can either Stitch or Stick the layers into place =)

both work well!

turn your wiggly roll over & poof!

Ruffle flower (^__^)

Hope you had fun and learned something new =D

Thank you sooo much for reading

and happy making (^_^) xx

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  1. Replies
    1. aww Thank you Arcly, glad you like it =D

      I saw your DIY dollhouse ottoman on Craftgawker this morning - so cute!

      thanks for stopping by (^__^) xx

  2. love this!the only problem is that right now, im making it using ribbon, and it is really hard to keep folded in half. any tips?
    Kildroy the Dinosaur

    1. Hey there! hmm i've never tried it with ribbon, but it would look lovely =D You could try ironing the ribbon in half, using a low heat setting or under a cloth?

      i hope that helps =) let me know how you get on!

      Chloe x

  3. Fabulously inspiring as always!What a fantastic blog.


    1. Hello (^_^) aww thank you so much, that means a lot =) glad you like it here! xx


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Hope to speak to you soon!

Chloe x

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