Fabric flowers make a great addition to any simple shirt. But just as there are many varieties of flowers in nature, fabric flowers are made using very different methods of construction. Here are some of the best fabric flower tutorials from celebrated crafty bloggers.
You can turn eight pieces of ribbon and a single button into playful daisies that look great in bunches. Try mixing up your button and ribbon combinations for some interesting bouquets.
This simple tutorial will show you how to sitch raw fabric as you roll it to create a fabric flower that can be pinned to any garment. Thanks, Maize!
This flower has layers of pointed petals to create a water lily look. Stitch the petals individually, lash them together, then use a button to hide your seams.
This fabric flower is made from using the provided templates, and cleverly layering them to create a primrose-like flower. There is minimal stitching in this one, and the button in the middle is optional for hiding the few stitches.
I love this tutorial because it is just so simple and yeilds cute little rosettes from a bunch of 'messy circles'. There is even a little cutie pie model at the end with a design suggestion.
Danielle of My Sparkle has taken scrap fabric and breathed new life into it with these rolled fabric roses. The best part is that you don't need to know a stitch of sewing to make them. Just have lots of glue on-hand!
These huge flowers are made by cutting out indiviudal petals, then adding embellishments to the center. They are great for hats, as shown, or to turn into large brooches.
These realistic peony-style fabric flowers are made using a length of ribbon. They would work wonderfully for formal occassions.