So, Happy July everyone!
Today I set at work to make some fabric roses. They were originally intended for refashioning a cardigan but I ended making myself a brooch.
To make these roses, cut a rectangular piece. Mine was approximately 20 cm / 7.9" but you can make them shorter or longer.
I also tried different fabrics to see which will work the best for this. All the above fabrics turned out great as well as the one below. The light purplish fabric is lightweight cotton.
Fold the piece in two
Sew it at the bottom
Next, cut it as shown. Don't cut too deep.
Here it is.
If you are not satisfied how the petals fall, roll it again until you get the desired look.
When done, pin at the bottom so that it doesn't unroll.
Make some more roses.
Cut a piece of cotton for the leaf.
Felt would be great to use - unfortunately I had none.
Put the bunch inside, fold the leaf to a close and pin.
Sew it in place.
Add a decorative ribbon or lace and add a pin at the back.
This is such an easy and eye-catching project I am sure you are going to enjoy.
The roses can be used for innumerous projects too.