Kids of all ages can create these adorable flower fabric yo-yos from scraps of leftover fabric and turn them into the prettiest of long lasting flowers. This is an enjoyable project for children who are learning to sew. With a few simple steps, crafters of all ages can fabricate lovely flowers that can be used to make cards, headbands, decorative pins, wire stemmed flowers, beautiful bouquets and more.
- Two pieces of fabric that compliment each other
- Needle and thread
- Crafts Wire
- a cup and a saucer
- Paper and scissors
- Optional: Safety Pins, Glue Gun, Card stock paper, Headbands
How to Make It
- Trace a cup on one piece of fabric, and a saucer on the other.
- Cut a piece of thread that will be long enough to go all of the way around the large circle.
- Sew a loose running stitch around the edge of the fabric.
- When you reach the beginning, pull the thread so that it gathers the fabric.
- Secure the gap in the fabric with a a few stitches and tie off the thread.
- Repeat this same process with the smaller circle of fabric.
- Lay the smaller yo-yo on top of the larger yo-yo and sew a button to the center through both yo-yos.
- Make one or several. Glue to safety pins to make broaches, glue to headbands or barrettes to make decorative headbands, attach to craft wire to make a bouquet or glue to cardstock and draw a stem for unique homemade notecards.