Flower Hairpin Tutorial

Flower Hairpin Tutorial

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I use a spool as my guide. I trace on the wrong side of the fabric.

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Follow the line as a guide.

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cut the circles out leaving about 1/8" - 1/4" allowance.

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Cut a slit on the back so you can turn the fabric. If I were making a big flower, like as a pincushion, I would have left an opening when sewing. This will give you a consistant edge.

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Stuff tight.

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Sew shut. You might want to use matching thread.

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Use 2 strands of embroidery thread, double over and knot. Push through so needle comes out the front side. Loop around to front again. Pull tight. This will make a line.

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Continue and space equally. I usually make 5 to look like a star.

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Add beads to the middle.

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Push bobby pin through thread loops on back.

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You're done!



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