How to Make a Button Flower Pin

How to make a fabric flower

This Button Flower Pin is a simple fabric scrap craft that anyone can make.  A few scraps of fabric, a decorative button and a pin back is all you really need for this easy to make craft. I created this craft as an addendum to my dishcloth apron but decided to make it a stand alone post.  This is a fun and cute little craft project to make. A faux diamond button works great for this project and gives it a little pizzazz.      

Raid your scraps for this one.  I did.  Normally I head to JOANN Fabric & Craft Stores,, Hobby Lobby or for my fabrics but this project only requires scraps so there is no need to purchase extra if you have a stash of scraps like I do.  This post contains affiliate links that if you click on them and make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  

What you will Need: How to Make a Button Flower Pin

  • Cut 5 scraps of fabric into circles. I used the ribbon roll from the 1 1/2″ ribbon as a template.  You could use a can of vegetables for yours.  
  • Scrap of felt
  • Decorative Button
  • Pin Back

Step 1: Cut your Fabrics

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Cut the circles

Step 2 : Fold the Circles into Quarters

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Fold in quarters

Step 3: Hand Stitch the Curve

Hand stitch using running stitch the curve of the the first fabric quarter using a very long double thread.  Remember to leave a long tail. Continue to stitch each of the quarters together using running stitch.  Pull the thread so that the curves bunch up.

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Stitch the curve
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Sew quarters together

Step 4: Tie the Ends of the Flower Petals

When you have a row of 5 quarters tie the ends together to form a flower shape.

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Tie ends together

Step 5: Add the Felt to the Back of the Flower Petals

Cut a circle of felt and sew it to one side of the flower.

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Add felt

Step 6: Add the Button to the Flower

Sew a button to the center of the other side of the flower.

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Add the button

Step 7: Sew The Pin Back to the Flower

Sew on the pin back to the felt.

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Add Pin Back

How to make a fabric flower

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How to Make a Fabric Flower Pin




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