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Felt Flower Pin Tutorial

Obviously I can't have enough felt flower pins in my wardrobe for this winter because I have come up with yet another felt flower tutorial. I can't help it, I love to add them to outfits in the winter for a little something extra. Hopefully you feel the same way too.

Hot glue gun
1/8 of a yard of three colors of felt
1" pin
Pinking Shears
Needle & Thread

  1. Print out the pattern below. (Use the scale to make sure the print out is the correct size).

  2. Cut six of each size petal from the felt. I used three colors so I cut 6-large petals from one color, 6-medium petals from another and 6-small petals from the last. Cut one backer.

  3. Take all of your petals and organize them from large on the bottom to small on top.

  4. Pick up one set of petals and pinch them together at the end. Using your needle and thread, sew threw all the folded layers on the bottom of the petal. (I used a light thread color just for the sake of this tutorial so you can see what I was doing, however I would suggest using a color that blends/matches your felt). Repeat with the remaining petals.

  5. Gather the petal string tightly together and knot but do not cut the string. Turn over the flower and sew the two end petals together to form a circle.

  6. Using the pinking shears cut two strips of felt, one 10" long and the other 9" long. Try to cut the strips to be about 3/8" by 1/2" wide. Which ever piece of felt that you cut longer will be on the outside of the roll that is used for the center of the flower.

  7. Place the short strip on top of the long strip butting a side of the ends together. Using a light hand, hot glue the strips together.

  8. Starting with the end where both strips are even, start to wrap the strips into a roll. Periodically add a dab of hot glue to keep the roll together. When you get to the end hot glue the last piece in place to form a circle out of the strip of felt.

  9. Hot glue the flat side of the roll and glue it to the center of the flower.

  10. Turn the flower over and hot glue the pin to the back by sandwiching the pin between the back of the flower and the oval backer you cut in step #2.


  1. Yes!Very interesting,simple and good looking.Thanks for sharing with us:)))))

  2. Thanks! I love crafting with people even if it is only virtually through tutorials.

  3. Gracias, gracias y gracias por compartir
    Thanks, thanks and thank you for shared

  4. Thank you for the tutorial, am new in flower crafting and this is amazing! Stay blessed.


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