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, Fabric.com, Hobby Lobby or onlinefabricstore.net 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
Step 2 : Fold the Circles into 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.
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.
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.
Step 6: Add the Button to the Flower
Sew a button to the center of the other side of the flower.
Step 7: Sew The Pin Back to the Flower
Sew on the pin back to the felt.
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