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Valentines Day Cloth Flower Pin

January 11, 2012

I am real excited to share this Valentine’s Day cloth flower pin tutorial with you today. I have seen so many beautiful pins recently and I wanted to make an easy Valentine’s Day fabric pin using recycled fabric and tulle.

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Posts that I read on two of our Bowdabra Designers blogs inspired this tutorial.

Katie of SewWoodsy recently shared with her readers a tutorial for making recycled fabric flowers to embellish a shirt. I wanted to make something similar, however, I attached a pin to the back so that it could be removed before washing.

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Photo by SewWoodsy.com

Danielle of Blissful and Domestic used white tulle to add fun and excitement to the collar of a plain white t-shirt!

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Photo by Blissful & Domestic

 

Using the Bowdabra and inspiration from both designers posts we would like to share with you today our Valentine’s Day Cloth Flower Pin.

Materials Needed:

ӢBowdabra
ӢBowdabra Bow Wire
ӢScrap Fabric
ӢTulle
ӢFloral Stamens
ӢPinking Sheers
ӢPin

Instructions:

1. Cut a piece of scrap red fabric about 18” long. I used an old stain cotton T-shirt.

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2. Cut an 18” piece of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold it in half. Lay it into the Bowdabra. You’ll have a loop at one end and two loose pieces at the opposite end.

 

3. Begin to place the cotton into the Bowdabra through the top.

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4. Place all the fabric into the Bowdabra.

 

5. Next, place tulle or scrap nylon into the center of the Bowdabra.

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6. Place the tulle or nylon all the way down into the Bowdabra.

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7. Optional add little floral stamens.

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8. Scrunch down the ribbon with the Bowdabra Wand.

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9. While the bow is still in the Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end.

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10. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Bowdabra.

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11. Gently pull the bow out of the Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow and knot.

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12. Fluff bow.

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13. Using the leftover Bowdabra Bow Wire attach a pin to the back of the bow.

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14. Your Valentine’s Day cloth flower pin is finished and can be worn.

For more Valentine’s Day projects click here…
Added to following link parties:

Whats Up Wednesday Link Party by SewWoodsy.com
Momnivore’s Valentine’s Day Link Party
Chic On A Shoestring Decorating

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