Category Archives: Accessories

How Do You Like Your Flowers?

This week I’ve been working on a new crafty sewing project.  I needed something I could do by hand while I keep up with my wee one, and I noticed last week that her headband needed a flower – to be extra cute.  So I stocked up on felt and made these:

And then she made these:

Well, technically she didn’t actually make them-  no needle and thread for the 2 year old – but she did design them.  She stacked up all the little flowers and put the leaves on, and then picked out the perfect buttons for their tops.  I think she did a great job, especially for a girl who often tells me that blue and orange don’t match!

So now we have a garden of felt flowers to enjoy and sell.  And more to come, once my cutting catches up with Caroline’s stacking.  The question is, what should we do with them (besides admire their happiness and beauty)?  I have some ideas – putting them on a headband being one – but I love to hear what other people would do with fun things like felt flowers.  So over the weekend I’m holding a contest: send me your ideas for the felt flowers.  What would you do with them, or how would you want to attach them?  How would you like to see them available for sale?  I’ll read through the responses Tuesday night and pick my favorite, then send the winner a flower.  So put your creative caps on and send me some ideas- I can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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