Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Dollar Tree Doily Flower Tutorial



  • Dollar Tree doily mine was a 2 pack 6 inches {I then coffee stained them}
  • Stick
  • Button
  • Scrap green fabric {leaf}

Needle and thread do a basic yo yo style continuous stitch.


Pull to gather and tie off.

Turn inside out so the "pedals" stand out and add a button to the center.

Poke a stick through the back.

For the leaf I just folded a piece of green fabric in half and left the fold uncut, sandwiched the stick between with a piece of batting, you could use felt, this just made my leaf hold its shape. Take a needle and thread and hand stitch around the leaf.
Done...
This took all of 5 minutes...
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13 comments:

Elise said...

Oh my gosh, I LOVE it!!!!! Those are so so so cute!! I need a $ Tree. I am so gonna make some of these puppies.
Thanks for the tute!!
Elise

Nancy said...

So crafty and a total bargain! :)

Amy R. said...

Very cute! I might even be able to do this one!

Krista@thegatheringplacedesign said...

Sweet and simple and So cute! What a great idea.:)

Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming said...

I simply love this! Amazing job- so pretty! Visiting from SDC. Hope you are enjoying your week! ~Stephanie Lynn

Em @ Bunch of Scrap said...

AWESOME! Love it... Maybe we can make more at our next crafting session ;)

Kim @ Starshine Chic said...

Cute!!! I am totally diggin' these Dollar Store crafts. Getting lots more ideas. Thanks for sharing. And thanks for visiting my version of the book wreath post & commenting on it & my mantel.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

This project made me heart go pitter pat. Well done.

Jill said...

LOVE them!!!! going to check Dollar Tree!!!
and LOOOOOOOOVE the forever flowers!!!
Blessings!
Jill

Anj said...

So cute! Great job!!!!

Xazmin said...

SO CUTE! Definitely LOVE this...bookmarking it so I can try it out this summer! Thanks!

Brian + Cheryl B. said...

Hi Jen :-)
While I havn't commented in awhile, I have been enjoying seeing all of your crafting projects. I've also been Thanking the Lord that everybody must be staying healthy so that you can do your projects!

Those cupcakes that you and Em had while making the fabric flowers inspired me .... not sure whether I should thank you or ... o;-p

Michelle L. said...

That doily flower on its own - I love! The whole package with leaf and stem - it is the cutest! You have such a good eye.